Explore and create : Creation lab
Friday, December 4, 1:15–2:45 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Explore Tinkercad alternatives such as 3DSlash for early learners, Sculptfab for artists, OnShape for detailed connected parts and SketchUp for building designs. Try Terrain2STL for terrain maps, and beginner apps such as the Snowflake Machine and name tag generator, Thingiverse customizers. Guide students to the best app for their project.
|Audience:||Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, PC
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Most programs will work online without an account.
OnShape - Education plan https://www.onshape.com/products/education (educational account required to use)
|Topic:||Maker activities & programs|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
|Additional detail:||Session recorded for video-on-demand|
There are five learning objects
1 - Participants will get a hands-on introduction to 3DSlash and how it may be a good fit for early learners
2 - Participants will get a hands-on introduction to Sculptfab - exploring this alternative tool for creating with a “ball of clay”
3 - Participants will get a hands-on introduction to creating a terrain map using Terrain2STL and creating entry level projects with the Snowflake Machine and a name tag generator
4 - Participants will get a hands-on introduction to SketchUp for Schools - the online version of SketchUp - ideal for building designs
5 - Participants will explore other alternatives to Tinkercad and learn how to move files between different design programs - leveraging the strengths of each.
Welcome and discuss the strengths of Tinkercad and some of the newest features (10 minutes)
Hands-on project with and Snowflake Machine (15 minutes)
Hands-on introduction to 3DSlash (10 minutes)
Hands-on project with Sculptfab (15 minutes)
Hands-on introduction to SketchUp for Schools (10 minutes)
Hands-on project with Terrain2STL (10 minutes)
Explore other alternatives design programs such OnShape and Doodle3D (10 minutes)
Moving files between apps and wrap up (10 minutes)
Participants will leave with one or more 3D object files (.stl files) which they created. These may be printed later on their own 3D printer.
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