iDigFossils receives $1.2 million, will donate 3-D printers to children

iDigFossils receives $1.2 million, will donate 3-D printers to children

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A UF professor will help give 3-D printers and scanners to children in Florida and California. Pavlo “Pasha” Antonenko, a UF associate professor of educational technology, helped lead “iDigFossils,” a project awarded almost $1.2 million by the National Science Foundation. The funding to give students scanners and printers started Monday. The 3-year project will allow kindergarten through high-school students to develop skills and interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics courses.