Introduction to Digital Making

Unit 1: Introduction

The focus of unit 1 is to introduce students to the purpose and content of this course. It begins with shop safety and an overview of tools to be used. Then, a brief introduction of each unit and their tasks. Emphasis should be on the design and build challenges to promote student engagement and desire to learn content of course. Students will develop their observation an communication skills in the first few activities.

Estimated time: 5 days

  • Introduce the topics to be covered in this course
    • Shop safety
    • What is 3D printing
    • What is Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Object oriented observations
    • What is it? – Object inquiry
    • Describe it – Describe and Sketch

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