Projects for your classroom

These industry inspired projects provide you with all the learning resources you'll need to teach 3D modeling, whether you're starting a new design program or looking to augment your curriculum.

Filter by software or by industry, and then select from the list of available projects below. Be sure to log in to your Design Academy account so you can download the assets. If you're not yet a member, consider joining today. It's free!

Maker Program Starter Kit

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STEAM

Host your own Design Slam

Design Slams are a challenge of design, skill, and presentation. Design Slams introduce students to the design process and create...
Engineering

Simulation: Dynamic Simulation

This project presents the theory and methods used to perform a dynamic analysis of a mechanical system using the Dynamic...
Engineering

Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering

In this project you are introduced to the fundamentals of mechanical engineering and the associated software skills.
Maker, Product Design

MP3 Amplifier

Design a MP3 amplifier for a target audience.
Maker, Product Design

USB Pen Drive

Make a USB pen drive that can be 3D printed.
Engineering

VEX Virtual Clawbot

Design a robot that can accomplish tasks that are too dull, dirty, or dangerous for humans to do.
Engineering

VEX Speed, Power, Torque, and DC Motors

Use the principles of speed, torque, and power to improve your robot's DC motor.
Engineering

VEX Mechanical Power Transmission

Design gears in Autodesk Inventor for your VEX robot.
Engineering

VEX Object Manipulation

Design an object manipulator for your VEX robot.
Engineering

VEX Custom Part Creation

Design a custom part for a VEX robot in Autodesk Inventor or Autodesk Fusion 360.
Engineering, Product Design

Scooter

Design a kid-friendly scooter in Autodesk Inventor.
Engineering

Rotational Inertia

Harness the power of inertia to design a faster bicycle.
Sustainability

Eco Material Selection

Make smart material choices to design an eco bicycle in Autodesk Inventor.
Engineering

Gears and Energy

Use Autodesk Inventor to model gears to make your bicycle more efficient.
Engineering, Industrial Design

Formula One Racecar: Aerodynamics

Design an aerodynamic Formula 1 racecar and blow the competition away!
Product Design

Desk Lamp

Design a better desk lamp using Autodesk Inventor.