1. Introduction and Software Overview
  2. Using Geometric Shapes to Make a Robot
  3. Adding Color and Textures


Learning Overview

123d Design is the free online app that makes it easy for anyone to create models for 3D printing.  Join Jeff Case as he walks through the basics of 3D modeling in 123d Design, from understanding the interface to using basic geometric shapes to create your first 3D model of a robot.

This is a great first course for those who are new to 3D, and/or for those who want to learn more about working in a 3D application.

Topics include:

  • Working with the 123d Design interface
  • Adding and moving 3D shapes
  • Changing dimensions
  • Selecting strategies
  • Adding colors and textures

Recommended Grades 4-8th

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Technology Standards

Learning Outcomes based on the International Society for Technology in Education Standards (ISTE)  & Common Core.

This tutorial covers the following ISTE standards:

  • Empowered Learner
    • 1c, 1d
  • Knowledge Constructor
    • 3d
  • Innovative Designer
    • 4b
  • Creative Communicator
    • 6c, 6d
  • Global Collaborator
    • 7d

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Tutorial Assessment

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Resources For Parents

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This is a great first course for those who are new to 3D, and/or for those who want to learn more about working in a 3D application.

Get The Software: 123D Design

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