Parent Guide > Army Eyes 3-D Printed Food for Soldiers
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This week in class, we’re reading "Army Eyes 3-D Printed Food for Soldiers" by Aarti Shahani.
Today, when most people think of a printer, they think of a laser jet printer that prints ink on paper. But thanks to new technology, engineers have developed 3-D printers that can print objects—and even food. This NPR article takes a closer look at this new technology and how it could be used in modern warfare to feed soldiers.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Technology, Progress & Industry as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"What are the costs and benefits of technology?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this news article at home:
- What was "Army Eyes 3-D Printed Food for Soldiers" about?
- What did you learn about Technology, Progress & Industry?
- Watch 3D Printing: Make anything you want at home with your child.