This course teaches the beginner how to design in a 3-D environment using the web-based platform TinkerCad. Studentswill learn how to create and manipulate shapes to make novel objects. They will also learn the basics of design and prototyping, and how to prepare a design for printing. Understanding how a printer works is essential and students will learn the ins and outs of the machine. They will also design and build PopCharms, FizzBot Creatures, make molds for chocolate, and build a Balloon Car.
Note: This course describes the use of a Dremel 3D20 printer, but most printers can be substituted.
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