3D design is a powerful tool to practice Math and Design, encourage creativity and innovation, and promote critical thinking and problem-solving! Based on the skills learned from the Level 1 class, students will design various projects that require a higher level of detail.Sample student projects including:
Smarter Living Innovation: Invent a product that can improve the quality of our daily lives.
Interior Design: Design a modern bathroom for a multi-million house
Board Game design: Design a board game with its own set of rules and pieces
Time Capsule: Create a time capsule and objects to go in it that have cultural relevance from more than 50 years ago.
Lithophane Nightlight: A lithophane is an etched or molded artwork in very thin translucent porcelain that can be seen clearly only when back lit with a light source.
Obelisk: Design a monument with ancient Egypt languages
3D Lobster: students will learn how to use extrusion tools to create original 3D shapes
Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. It’s used by teachers, kids, hobbyists, and designers to imagine, design, and make anything! Since it became available in 2011 it has become a popular platform for creating models for 3D printing as well as an entry-level introduction to constructive solid geometry in schools.
Hardware Requirements: a mouse is recommended.
Andrew Wang is a senior attending Novi High school. He has been teaching 3D printing course at mYe for over two years. Currently, he is the president of the world-renowned Novi High School Robotics team, which is one-time world champion and finalist of the world championship for the past 9 consecutive years. Andrew is the Lead CAD instructor for multiple initiatives, including as the lead of his local e-NABLE initiative. e-NABLE operates as a global organization with the goal of 3D printing and distributing prosthetic arms all across the globe. Andrew is the winner the 2018 Maker Student Contest hosted by the Micro Center and also won mYe’s Inspiration Awards for two consecutive years.