Simple Computer Aided Design with Tinkercad

formula-1-tinkercadGetting into the maker-makey world  in Primary can be tricky – so many of the apps that are used are the full sized professional apps. There are a few other apps that are pretty robust – google sketch for example – but this online CAD software from Autodesk is a stripped down but very powerful tool that lets young learners develop an understanding of computer aided design which can be the starting point for interest in engineering and problem solving.

Your design can also be sent to a 3D-printer which brings an added dimension – no pun intended.

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