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Unit Overview: 3D computer aided design

Lessons:

10 lessons

Why do we need to research before designing?

In this lesson, we will learn how to research different topics to better understand how to create a suitable design. We will also learn the difference between primary and secondary research. Please note this lesson will require some additional equipment, beyond a pen, pencil or paper, to fully participate. Please see the equipment slide near the start of the lesson video and make sure your child is adequately supervised if equipment is required.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 19m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Who are architects and what do they do?

In this lesson, we will explore the world of architecture and what impact it has had on the world. We will also learn about famous architects and their work. Please note this lesson will require some additional equipment, beyond a pen, pencil or paper, to fully participate. Please see the equipment slide near the start of the lesson video and make sure your child is adequately supervised if equipment is required.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 20m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

What are the benefits of using computer aided design?

In this lesson, we will be introduced to computer-aided design (CAD) and the software to use. You will also learn about the benefits CAD brings to the design process. Please note this lesson will require some additional equipment, beyond a pen, pencil or paper, to fully participate. Please see the equipment slide near the start of the lesson video and make sure your child is adequately supervised if equipment is required.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 19m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

How can you develop designs using computer aided design?

In this lesson, we will continue to explore the features in the CAD software to create your design ideas. You will also learn how to effectively develop your designs. Please note this lesson will require some additional equipment, beyond a pen, pencil or paper, to fully participate. Please see the equipment slide near the start of the lesson video and make sure your child is adequately supervised if equipment is required.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 19m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

How can you present and share your final designs?

In this lesson, we will understand how to present your final designs to your client. You will also learn some of the best techniques when presenting final designs. Please note this lesson will require some additional equipment, beyond a pen, pencil or paper, to fully participate. Please see the equipment slide near the start of the lesson video and make sure your child is adequately supervised if equipment is required.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 21m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript

Why is it important to evaluate your final designs?

In this lesson, we will evaluate the final CAD product against the specification written. You will also get feedback from your intended user. Please note this lesson will require some additional equipment, beyond a pen, pencil or paper, to fully participate. Please see the equipment slide near the start of the lesson video and make sure your child is adequately supervised if equipment is required.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 19m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Worksheet
  • Transcript