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Age 12-14
Cost Free
Program type Weekend
Meets Saturdays, Feb 17 - May 5
Contact us K12stem@Nyu.Edu
Deadline Jan. 15, 2018

Mission

We are a comprehensive school of applied sciences, technology and research.

Activities

The Center for K12 STEM Education at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering is pleased to announce the NEW Autodesk Fusion 360 3D Design Workshop for spring 2018. This free 10 session weekend program is for NYC middle school students who are currently in 7th or 8th grade.

Starting February 17th up to 24 students will be introduced to 3D modeling, design, simulation and animation by providing a cross disciplinary approach to rendering real world objects. Students will work on a long-term design challenge as they advance from 2D sketches, to Tinkercad and Fusion 360 software.
The curriculum will steadily challenge the students from session to session, introducing a new skill set and deeper understanding of the software's tools and capabilities. Use of the NYU MakerSpace and it's collection of 3D printers and LASER cutter will figure prominently in the workshop.

If your interested - Apply Here – Students will be notified of acceptances by February 1st.
Overview of the Program:

Saturday, February 17th: Introduction to 3D printing and Makerspace Tour. Sketching in 1D, 2D and 3D
Monday February 19th: Introduction to 3D design Software: Tinkercad and Fusion 360. Challenge Introduction.
Saturday, March 3rd: Sculpting and solid Modeling in Fusion 360
Saturday March 10th: Managing and Collaborating for Assembly Design with Fusion 360
Saturday March 24th: Rendering and Animation
Saturday, March 31st: Simulation – Static stress and Buckling Stress
Tuesday April 3rd: Fabrication – Shape Optimization
Saturday, April 28th: Open Workshop
Saturday, May 5th: Open Workshop, Final Expo and Presentations

Eligibility

Nyc Middle School Students Who Are Currently In 7th Or 8th Grade