Introduction to Simple 3D Modeling
This training is intended for those new to 3D modeling using TinkerCAD or who want to brush up on the basics.
3D Printing Overview
This training covers everything you need to know to begin using the Maker Commons’ 3D printers. Topics covered include using Thingiverse to find a model to print, using MakerBot Desktop to prepare a model for printing, and the submission process for printing your model.
Introduction to Prototyping Using littleBits
This training will introduce the littleBits prototyping technology and build familiarity with the many options for making new creations in the Invention Studio. Other topics covered will include covering the workflow for accessing and using the Invention Studio.
Design Thinking for Makers
This presentation introduces students to the concepts and principles of Design Thinking as it applies to completing class projects using the Maker Commons. Topics covered will include the three phases of Design Thinking and how it applies to 3D printing and prototyping using littleBits. This training is best paired with class assignments co-designed with the Maker Commons. To learn more about co-designing an assignment with Maker Commons, please click here.
This advanced training will introduce the littleBits Arduino microcontroller and IDE to build familiarity with user customized programming options for input and output control. Other topics covered will include covering the workflow for accessing and using the Invention Studio.
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