Lesson 3: TinkerCAD

Pupils use the software TinkerCAD to design the housing of their product, giving consideration to the inputs and outputs their product requires

Learning objectives

  • Using CAD to design a product

  • Understanding the inputs and outputs needed for my product I can design appropriate housing

  • Using CAD software to create shapes

Lesson plan

Using Computer Assisted Design (CAD)
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Teacher Video: Skills showcase

Please use this video for lessons 1 to 5

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