Designing and Building in 3D with
This day-long course covers the fundamentals of Computer Aided Design (CAD). From simple drawings to complex assemblies, the workshop focuses on the basics of design, with the goal of bringing those designs to life via 3D printing, CNC machines, or other technology. Using the latest version of the industry standard (and FREE!) Autodesk Inventor, learn about new and exciting ways to engage your students through several pre-designed projects.
- The design process
- Drawing in 2D
- Modeling in 3D
- Making assemblies
- Preparing your design to be manufactured
- Designing your own LEGO
- Create a hall pass
- Create a diorama in 3D
Who Should Attend this Workshop?
Grades 6-12 Teachers, Administrators, IT Professionals and Technology Coaches and Specialists.
Other Information and Requirements:
Attendees must bring their own laptops to the workshop.
About the Presenter:
Martin Plazyk has over 10 years of experience as an engineer, a maker, and a trainer. His passion is bringing real world technologies and tools to the classroom in fun, exciting, and approachable ways.
A Georgia Tech graduate, Martin has worked around the world on state-of-the-art industrial systems, and has a keen knowledge of how the technology students use today will impact their own future.
With a great track record of preparing educators for new technologies in the classroom, as well as helping administrators implement programs, Martin can help you at any point along the way to bring real technology to real classrooms.
Plaz-Tech Educational Workshops are held in downtown Atlanta, and include all class and project materials. Breakfast and lunch are provided.
All participants will receive a Workshop Completion Certificate.
Our goal is to help you prepare for the changing nature of your jobs, including using new technology and digital learning tools, providing ways to differentiate instruction, and implementing Georgia’s Common Core State Standards and other Standards.