TinkerCAD. Take the leap into 3D modelling with Adobe's brilliant web app and find out how to 3D print! #creativity #design

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Tinkercad is a simple, online 3D design and 3d printing tool for the masses. Whether you're a designer, hobbyist, teacher, or kid, you can use Tinkercad to make toys, prototypes, home decor, Minecraft models, jewellery – the list is truly endless!
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By Spongy Elephant

Hi, it's me! Mr Spongy Elephant himself. So, I spend a great deal of time online looking for brilliant videos and resources to help you #getbetter and support you in your role as an educator. This particular Learning Trunk has been curated by me and is a selection of content from awesome YouTubers and vloggers. I've hand-picked the best stuff out there, given it structure and added questions to it so that you can master the skills in no time at all. Best of all, this Learning Trunk is FREE. Enjoy!

27 mins

What will I learn?

Tinkercad is a free, online, easy-to-use 3D CAD design tool for use in the classroom. Create simple designs from scratch or modify the existing designs. Quickly turn your ideas into a CAD model for a 3D printer with Tinkercad. One of the coolest things about TinkerCAD is converting images into 3D models for printing – brilliant and so simple!

This Learning Trunk covers...

  • FREE!
    Tinkercad Tutorial Video
  • Import Vectors Tutorial
  • Import an STL
  • Downloading an STL file from Tinkercad
  • Import 3D Tutorial
  • View Things in 3D
  • Write 3D Text in Tinkercad
  • Using the Hole Feature to Make a Box
  • Preparing Dice Model for Dual Extruder 3D printer (Replicator 2X)
  • Making a Multi-Layered and Multi-Coloured Column in Tinkercad
  • Tinkercad Shortcuts Video

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