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3D Printing for Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

About This Course

This course is designed to prepare educators to bring 3D printing into their classrooms using the ROBO3D printer. This course is for Kindergarden to 2nd grade teachers and their students, and can be used in two ways:

1) As class that educators can follow in order to inform to prepare themselves to utilize a ROBO3D printer in the classroom
2) As a resource for projects that can be followed by students in the classroom

This Course Will Cover

Introduction to Shapes and Measurements:
• Geometric Shapes
• Measurements

Introduction to 3D Modeling with Tinkercad:
• Tinkercad Overview
• Navigation and Menus
• Thinking in 3D
•  Modify Shapes
• Shapes in 3D Space andamp; Translation
• Grouping, Holes, Copies
• Advanced Tools
• Community Tools andamp; Designing for 3D

Classroom Challenges:
• Transportation
• Plants
• Animals
• Tools

Standards Related to the Course Materials


Classroom Challenges (K-2nd)

Challenge 1: Transportation
• K-2-ETS1-2: Engineering Design: Students develop physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.
• S.E.P.2: Science and Engineering Practices: Developing and using models
• RI.K-2.10: Reading: Informational text - actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding at appropriate grade level.
• RI.K-2.10: Reading: Informational text - actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding at appropriate grade level.
• SL.K-2.1: Speaking and Listening: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade level specific topics and texts with peers and adults.

Challenge 2: Plants
• K-LS1-1: Life Science: Students use observations to describe patterns of what plants need to survive.
• 1-LS1-1: Life Science: Students use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.
• 2-LS2-1: Life Science: Students plan and conduct an investigation to determine if plants need sunlight and water to grow.
• S.E.P.2: Science and Engineering Practices: Developing and using models
• S.E.P.3: Science and Engineering Practices: Planning and carrying out investigations
• RI.K-2.10: Reading: Informational text - actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding at appropriate grade level.
• W.K-2.7: Writing: Participate in shared research and writing projects.
• SL.K-2.1: Speaking and Listening: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade level specific topics and texts with peers and adults.

Challenge 3: Animals
• K-ESS3-1: Engineering Design: Students use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of animals and the places they live.
• 1-LS1-1: Life Science: Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.
• 2-LS4-1: Life Science: Students make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.
• S.E.P.2: Science and Engineering Practices: Developing and using models
• RI.K-2.10: Reading: Informational text - actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding at appropriate grade level.
• W.K-2.7: Writing: Participate in shared research and writing projects.
• SL.K-2.1: Speaking and Listening: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade level specific topics and texts with peers and adults.

Challenge 4: Tools
• K-2-ETS1-1: Engineering Design: Students ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.
• S.E.P.2: Science and Technology Practices: Developing and using models
• W.K-2.7: Writing: Participate in shared writing projects.
• SL.K-2.1: Speaking and Listening: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade level specific topics and texts with peers and adults

  1. Course Number

    K2-101
  2. Classes Start

    Dec 15, 2015
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