Minnesota-China Connections: Computer-Aided Drafting/Design
Learners study entry-level computer aided drafting and design (CADD) as it is as related to the industrial world. They examine the basic skills necessary in using CADD software.
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New Review How Much Information?
How much information can we process? How much information is stored inside us? These questions, and many more, inspired an inquisitive installment from a larger video series. From verbal and written language to DNA and computers,...
6 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Turn It Upside Down: Introduction to Computer-Aided Design
Students explore a computer-aided design program. Students chart out roller coaster design, computer graphics and architecture. Students focus on understanding the connections between mathematics, science, technology and innovation.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering
Creating Architectural Drawings with Computer Aided Drafting
There is nothing more enjoyable than a good old fashioned engineering and design project. Kids explore architectural drawing by analyzing the San Antonio Missions using autoCad software. The lesson focuses on using the software to aid in...
8th - 12th Technology & Engineering
Fun with Air-Powered Pneumatics
How high did the ball go? Engineering teams build a working pneumatic system that launches a ball into the air. The teams vary the amount of pressure and determine the accompanying height of the ball. An extension of building a device to...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed