Tinkercad is an easy-to-use 3D modeling tool available online for free. Since it’s cloud-based, you can access it from any computer, including Chromebooks, with an internet connection. This lesson offers an introductory crash course in computer-aided design (CAD) inviting your students to design models in inventive ways! This technology is commonly used in makerspaces for 3D printing, STEM projects, and much more. Engineers and designers frequently use programs such as Tinkercad to prototype new and upcoming inventions before proceeding to the manufacturing stages of development.
About This Lesson
The Lesson: Designing 3D Models with Tinkercad
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