3-D Printing - Beginners

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.


Due to unforeseen, though temporary, circumstances, we are currently unable to provide the free modules for download. These modules will soon become available for direct download. Please check back soon.