TinkerCAD 2D – 3D

TinkerCAD 2D – 3D

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Tinkercad, the free, online 3D design and 3D printing app.

Now that your students have explored TinkerCAD, have them try turning a 2D drawing into a 3D model.  Read the following ebook tutorial to learn how it’s done:

3D Design with TinkerCAD

Earn Your Stripe!

  • Have students create a 3D object from a 2D drawing using TinkerCAD.
  • Submit a picture of both an original drawing and the end design.
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  • This tool allows students to demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies.
  • This tool allows students to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
  • This tool allows students to represent data in various ways.
  • This tool allows students to develop, test and refine prototypes as part of a cyclical design process.
  • This tool allows students to choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
  • This tool allows students to demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property.
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  • If students 3D print their object that was originally 2D

Alignment to the ISTE Standards and to SAMR is intended to help teachers understand the roles these technologies have in creating learning experiences. They are not meant to be concrete classifiers. Any other suggestions on the alignment of these may be forwarded to the Instructional Tech Dept. ISTE Standards for Students, ©2016, ISTE® (International Society for Technology in Education), iste.org. All rights reserved.

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