Friday, 30 January 2015

TinkerCad 3D Printing

I am very excited to be doing some 3D printing work with both Grade 6 and Grade 8 students over the next month or two. Although we don't have a 3D printer there are plenty of places online to print 3D objects. Many of the sites I looked at for designing were problematic to me - they were either something you had to download, they were not really free, (you had to upgrade to save objects as 3D printable files) and they were not child friendly - TinkerCad however is!

If you have not designed any objects for 3D printing before have a play with TinkerCad. It is super easy to use and you can create some really fun and interesting objects with it. Here's how: