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.
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.
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
Pinshape is a 3D printing community that offers quality 3D printable models.
Thingiverse is another online repository of quality 3D printable models.
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