Curriculum

Projects

Projects challenge students to solve a specific problem using Design Thinking and software tools. Every project comes with resources that provide students with help and guidance.

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Courses

Courses are in-depth explorations of how design works in a specific industry. These multi-week experiences are comprised of multiple projects and additional course material, along with lecture tools for teachers.

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ENGINEERING
Product Design in Fusion 360
by Autodesk Education
Design a product starting from first sketches to complex forms, assemblies, and CNC machining.
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2516 0 5
ENGINEERING
Simulation: Dynamic Simulation
by Autodesk Education
This project presents the theory and methods used to perform a dynamic analysis of a mechanical system using the Dynamic Simulation environment in Autodesk Inventor.
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542 0 1
ENGINEERING
In this project you are introduced to the fundamentals of mechanical engineering and the associated software skills.
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2531 0 2
ENGINEERING
In this project, you have been invited to create a 3D model and video simulation of an elbow engine from detailed drawings.
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800 0 1
ENGINEERING
In this project, you have been invited to create a 3D model and video simulation of a 4 cylinder boxer engine from detailed drawings and given parts.
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2664 0 6
MANUFACTURING
Set Designer
by Stephen Goldblatt
Design a set for your favorite play or musical production!
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872 0 2
ENGINEERING
Use the principles of speed, torque, and power to improve your robot's DC motor.
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905 0 2
ENGINEERING
Design a robot to compete in the VEX Gateway Competition.
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824 0 1
SUSTAINABILITY
Eco Material Selection
by Autodesk Education
Make smart material choices to design an eco bicycle in Autodesk Inventor.
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1088 0 0
ENGINEERING
In this project you will use Autodesk Inventor and Simulation Mechanical to learn about Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
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445 0 1
ENGINEERING
Simulation: Fluid Flow
by Autodesk Education
This project explains how to use simulation software to analyze fluid flow.
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362 0 1
ENGINEERING
In this project, you have been asked to apply your Autodesk Inventor software skills to reverse engineer 2D CAD drawings of an excavator arm.
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1014 0 1
ENGINEERING
In this project you will use reverse engineering to model parts of an assembly.
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826 0 0
MAKER
MP3 Amplifier
by Autodesk Education
Design a MP3 amplifier for a target audience.
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1202 0 1
MANUFACTURING
Pooch Cooler
by Bob Cumings
Create a product to keep pooches cool on hot days.
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945 0 2
ENGINEERING
VEX Robot Gripper
by VEX Robotics
Robots can do jobs humans can't using mechanical arms. Design a robot gripper for your VEX robot.
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1784 0 3
ENGINEERING
VEX Custom Part Creation
by Brian Stevenson
Design a custom part for a VEX robot in Autodesk Inventor.
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776 0 2
ENGINEERING
Gears and Energy
by Autodesk Education
Use Autodesk Inventor to model gears to make your bicycle more efficient.
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7163 0 2
ENGINEERING
This project presents the theory and methods used to perform nonlinear analyses using Autodesk Simulation.
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328 0 1
ENGINEERING
Simulation: Thermal Analysis
by Autodesk Education
This project explains how to use simulation software to analyze heat transfer.
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577 0 1
ENGINEERING
In this project, you design a fully functional excavator arm using pneumatic cylinders.
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1065 0 1
ENGINEERING
In this project, you learn the ins and outs of a fishing reel to help improve your fishing performance by modelling various parts of a fishing reel, creating an assembly drawing and a video simulation of the fishing reel assembly.
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983 0 2
MAKER
Think like a designer: Invent a smartphone case
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3252 2 4
ENGINEERING
Electric Vehicle
by Alex Hammel
Design a faster, stronger electric vehicle.
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1789 0 3
ENGINEERING
Design gears in Autodesk Inventor for your VEX robot.
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916 0 1
ENGINEERING
Scooter
by Autodesk Education
Design a kid-friendly scooter in Autodesk Inventor.
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1904 1 3
ENGINEERING
Design an aerodynamic Formula 1 racecar and blow the competition away!
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1825 0 3
ENGINEERING
This project presents the theory and methods used to perform linear analyses using Autodesk Simulation.
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382 0 1
ENGINEERING
In this 15 week course, students use concept sketching, 3D modeling, and simulation tools to design a product for marketing.
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1556 0 2
ENGINEERING
Using Autodesk Inventor, you will model components of a subassembly for a cardboard box assembly line
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1107 0 4
ENGINEERING
Create a nature-inspired 6 legged robot using Autodesk Inventor.
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816 0 2
MAKER
USB Pen Drive
by Autodesk Education
Make a USB pen drive that can be 3D printed.
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2074 1 3
ENGINEERING
VEX Virtual Clawbot
by Brian Stevenson
Design a robot that can accomplish tasks that are too dull, dirty, or dangerous for humans to do.
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1541 1 1
ENGINEERING
VEX Object Manipulation
by Brian Stevenson
Design an object manipulator for your VEX robot.
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954 0 1
ENGINEERING
Rotational Inertia
by Autodesk Education
Harness the power of inertia to design a faster bicycle.
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1311 0 1
MANUFACTURING
Desk Lamp
by Autodesk Education
Design a better desk lamp using Autodesk Inventor.
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2062 1 3