Introduction to 3D Printing & Modeling (Age 9-11)

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CAMP OVERVIEW

Language: English

Kids and teens of this generation are all 3D natives. From Minecraft to 3D movies, children are surrounded by 3D images and animation from a young age. Spatial thinking capabilities are a critical component of a child’s development.

This course is designed to introduce 3D modeling and printing techniques to the 3D natives. Specifically catered to beginners, we start with an introduction of 3D modeling, navigating through the interface of TinkerCad, a beginner friendly 3D modeling software.

The course then covers 3D design elements and principles, dissects how 3D printer works, and moves into modeling more complex structures.

The camp finishes with a complete 3D product which is printed out for kids to take home.

 

Takeaways

  • 3D Design elements and principles
    • Learn the elements and principles of 3D design, including space, negative/positive shapes, values, texture
    • Learn the design of 3D printer and the implication of low cost 3D printing has on prototyping and product design
    • Learn the fundamental guiding principles of 3D prototyping
  • Navigation of 3D interfaces
    • Learn 3D prototyping skills and create 3D models hands-on
    • Gain familiarity on TinkerCad
    • Design visual arts and apply 3D design elements and principles on the design
  • 3D Printing basics
    • A collection of 3D designs on TinkerCad
    • A printed version of 3D design of their final project

DIFFICULTY

Beginner

WHAT TO BRING

  • A laptop (PC/Mac) with charger
  • A Gmail account to access and save Tinkercad projects
  • A mindset to create and experiment!

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CAMP HIGHLIGHTS

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We believe in developing a personal relationship with the student. Our instructors are as much teachers as we are facilitators, and coach for our students' learning. By ensuring a small class, each student benefits from maximum attention from instructor and teaching assistant, and at the same time, learns from peers.

Personalized Learning

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Hands-on Project-based Learning

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PROGRAM STRUCTURE

4-5 days each week for 1 week, Monday to Friday


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