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Design complex LEGO® builds using 3D Modeling on a computer, and learn Computer Aided Design (CAD) along the way!

Description

Design complex LEGO® builds using 3D Modeling on a computer, and learn Computer Aided Design (CAD) along the way. Learning CAD is an essential design tool and LEGO® CAD makes it fun and easy for kids and adults to learn how to design with LEGO® bricks!  You’ll learn how to use all the different resources available; implement symmetry and cool design techniques; understand LEGO® Math and nomenclature; navigate the software to build your LEGO® model in 3D; create your own step-by-step instructions; publish your MOC (My Own Creation) to the world; and even purchase just the LEGO® elements needed for your LEGO® model… all on the computer.   LEGO® CAD gives you access to every one of the more than 3700 LEGO® pieces, available in 52 different colors without needing a huge LEGO® inventory.  Have fun visualizing your LEGO® creations, and learn 3D Computer Aided Design in this super-fun class!

Prerequisites

  • No prior experience with Stud.io required!
  • Beginner LEGO® CAD Design is recommended for Ages 7-Adult.
  •  A computer running Windows or MacOS and with the ability to download large software is required.  Chromebook, iPad, and Android systems cannot be used for this course.

Learning Format

  • Weekly Model: Students learn for 1-hour, once a week for 4 weeks.