220x220x200 mm overall
Number of pieces:
The lesson is about designing and printing a general structure of a Volcano in order to understand and identify the different parts of it. It will also help students to understand 3D printing and techniques.
The students will be able to:
– Design the Volcano with Rhinoceros or Sketchup or Inventor Educational or with other suitable CAD software.
– Identify the different parts of a volcano.
– Prepare CAD files to be printed.
– Learn 3D printing techniques.
– Setting the 3D printing file.
– Print the 3D model of the volcano.
Preparation about the guided lesson in the classroom. To consider exercises that could be developed during the classroom lesson in order to make the lesson as interactive as possible.
– Introduce the topic and the objective (theoretical explanation of the Volcano).
– Explain the basics of the 3D software to use Rhinoceros or Sketchup or Inventor Educational.
– Guided designing of the volcano.
– Explain how to save the file and how to export to the suitable format for the 3D print (.STL, .OBJ…).
– Explain how to set the file on the coding software, Cura.
– Show how to obtain the G-Code.
– Explain how to prepare the 3D printer for launching works.
– Design the volcano.
– Saving and exporting to the suitable format, STL. OBJ….
– Select the suitable setting on Cura for printing the volcano.
– Launching the file on the 3D printer.
– Try the design.
– Participate to the exercises proposed by the teacher.
Age of students
Basic CAD, 3D print, geography, art and technical skills.
3 lesson (60’ each of one)
Spatula, glue, pencils, sheets, ruler, computer.
Cura, Rihnoceros or Sketchup or Inventor Educational.
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