Computers & Communication Devices

3-D Printing

Free online CAD (Computer-Assisted Design) programs are available for students in order to create 3D designs that can be printed on a 3D printer.

Screen Shot 2016-04-26 at 3.23.56 PM Tinkercad is a beginner level program that has ready made shapes students can combine to create 3D objects. Designs can then be exported to a 3D printer.


Screen Shot 2016-04-26 at 3.32.21 PM 123d design is a more advanced program  that allows students to create their own 3D designs using draw tools. Files can be saved and then exported to a 3D printer.

Printable 3D Models Available Online

Screen Shot 2016-05-02 at 10.08.38 AMPinshape is a 3D printing community that offers quality 3D printable models.


Screen Shot 2016-05-02 at 10.08.58 AM Thingiverse is another online repository of quality 3D printable models.


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