• STEAM 3D Printed Air Rocket Challenge BLAST OFF

    Alright, it’s the end of summer and your looking for one more really cool thing to tell your classmates about in your “What did you do this summer?” essay. If you like rockets and have access to a… Read More

  • Air Rocket Challenge

    Well, IMTS asked for it and now you have it. A full suite of Air Rocket Challenges to help you explore the fundamentals of rocket flight dynamics. Rippl3D challenge software provides you with the design tools that export… Read More

  • Volcano Challenge Release

    The newest Rippl3D Challenge, Volcano 1.0, is the first to demonstrate the best of what Rippl3D has to offer. Besides being a fun chemical engineering challenge, it’s design come from the combined talents of our users. The Volcano Challenge… Read More

  • Rippl3D Reaches a Milestone 1,000+ In Our First Year

    One year after Rippl3D began, as a modest grass roots effort, we have surpassed a major milestone. At the time of this post, 1,093 unique 3D Printed solutions have been completed by 711 players that worked to solve one of the three Rippl3D Challenges…. Read More

  • Association for Manufacturing Technology – Features Rippl3D Article

    The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) featured the article “Rippl3D: Bridging the Gap in 3D Print Educations” in the August 2015 addition of Additive Manufacturing. We are thrilled that the industry is recognizing the role that Rippl3D can… Read More

  • Fair Saint Louis Winners!

    Congratulations winners of the Rippl3D Wind Turbine 2.0 Challenge! Your efforts paid off with an awesome Forest Park Prize pack! Thanks for playing and enjoy the rest of your summer. SCOPEmissouri – Hosted Rippl3D in their STEAM Exhibit… Read More

  • Design

    You have one-of-a-kind ideas! At Rippl3D.com you can Design, Built & Test as many of them as you wish. At the 2014 IMTS Student Summit, sponsored by SME,  students did just that and collaborate to identify the best combination of… Read More

  • Build

    Designing a unique solution yourself has its own rewards. Seeing it Build right before your very eyes though takes it to a whole new level, as this contestant is finding out at the 2014 Rapid City “National Day… Read More

  • Explore

    Real world problems are solved by real world solutions. Explore how you can Design & Build real solutions, then Test them to see how well they solve real problems.  At  the 2015 Houstex Student Summit sponsored by SME,… Read More

  • How do you Rippl3d.com?

    Whether you are a player, a mentor, or a game designer, there is a place for you to explore your interests. This 2014 IMTS student summit contestant diligently worked to figure out the best combination of variables for… Read More

Get Involved

Our supporters are a critical part of everything we do. That’s why we greatly value them and appreciate any form of support they choose as their way to “get involved.” This provides a great way for everyone to have fun and experience education in new exciting ways.

The look in a child’s eyes the moment the lights go on is nothing short of amazing. We want you to witness it and invite you to the front row seats to see it for yourself. Once you have, we are confident that you will be as excited as we are about how your contribution can make a difference in kids (young and old) lives!

Ways to get Involved

Sponsors

Rippl3D is excited about our growing sponsorship and their critical roles in support of our mission. See the link below to learn more.

  • Founding Partner
  • Test Stand Sponsor
  • WebGL Sponsor
  • Challenge Development Collaborators
  • Event 3D Printing Supporters

Event Volunteer

What does an event volunteer look like?

  • They have a passion for helping others learn
  • Making learning fun is part of their DNA
  • 3D modeling and 3D printing is something they can’t wait to get their hands on

Sponsoring your own event but need volunteers?

Want to tap into resources within your local community?

Want to volunteer to help out with an event in your area?

Mentors

As the Challenges evolve, we want to provide a space for players and mentors to collaborate on designs and concepts.

A Mentor Forum is…..

under_construction2

We appreciate your patience while we get this online!

Challenge Designer

Got an idea for a new challenge?

We want you to help bring that to reality!

Here are some options:

  • We will work with you to turn your ideas into challenges
  • You will be recognized as the “creator” for the challenge
  • We use WebGL to support our online modeling tools
    • Want to learn WebGL?
    • We can direct you to the resources and create your own challenge modeling tool that can be integrated with Rippl3D.com

STEAM 3D Printed Air Rocket Challenge BLAST OFF

Alright, it’s the end of summer and your looking for one more really cool thing to tell your classmates about in your “What did you do this summer?” essay. If you like rockets and have access to a… Read More

Learn More

Air Rocket Challenge

Well, IMTS asked for it and now you have it. A full suite of Air Rocket Challenges to help you explore the fundamentals of rocket flight dynamics. Rippl3D challenge software provides you with the design tools that export… Read More

Learn More

Volcano Challenge Release

The newest Rippl3D Challenge, Volcano 1.0, is the first to demonstrate the best of what Rippl3D has to offer. Besides being a fun chemical engineering challenge, it’s design come from the combined talents of our users. The Volcano Challenge… Read More

Learn More

Rippl3D Reaches a Milestone 1,000+ In Our First Year

One year after Rippl3D began, as a modest grass roots effort, we have surpassed a major milestone. At the time of this post, 1,093 unique 3D Printed solutions have been completed by 711 players that worked to solve one of the three Rippl3D Challenges…. Read More

Learn More