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

Looking to develop a maker space at your school? Do you have access ot a 3D printer on or near your campus? Sign up to download our Maker Program Starter Kit

Architectural Engineering, Architecture, STEAM, Sustainability

Conceptual Design Collaboration

Great architectural design often starts with teams of designers sharing quick sketches of their ideas and high-level concepts to inspire...
Architecture, Engineering, STEAM, Sustainability

Urban Greenspace

Small urban green spaces work to integrate nature into built environments, offering great benefit to our overall environment. They filter...
Architectural Engineering, Architecture, Engineering, STEAM, Sustainability

Shipping Container Home

Shipping containers were originally invented to carry cargo across oceans. A few years back, some resourceful person came up with...
Architectural Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering, STEAM, Sustainability

Pre-fab Green Cabin Challenge

Good news! You’ve received an unexpected inheritance from a distant relative, and it’s just enough money to build your dream...
Architectural Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering, STEAM

Chicken Coop Challenge

Imagine a space-age, solar-powered chicken coop resting on the roof of a twenty-five story building in the middle of a...
Engineering, Industrial Design, Maker, Manufacturing, Product Design, STEAM, Sustainability

Fusion 360 Integrated CAD/CAM/CNC: Digital manufacturing overview

The future of making things lies with digital manufacturing—a process that radically changes how things are made. Digital manufacturing drives...
Engineering, Industrial Design, Maker, Manufacturing, Product Design, STEAM, Sustainability

Fusion 360 Integrated CAD/CAM/CNC: Make an engraved sign

In this course, students design and manufacture a sign for the Ross Arts Center, a once-vibrant organization that needs a...
Engineering, Industrial Design, Maker, Manufacturing, Product Design, STEAM, Sustainability

Fusion 360 Integrated CAD/CAM/CNC: Make a 3D Sign

In this course, students create a 3D sign from the Autodesk “A” logo to use for display at conferences. Students...
Engineering, Industrial Design, Maker, Manufacturing, Product Design, STEAM, Sustainability

Fusion 360 Integrated CAD/CAM/CNC: Make an Assembly Wallet

In this course, students create an assembly wallet for an online retailer whose research shows a declining use of paper...
Engineering, Industrial Design, Maker, Manufacturing, Product Design, STEAM, Sustainability

Fusion 360 Integrated CAD/CAM/CNC: Create a Co2 Car

In this course, students create a CO2 dragster that competes to win the title of “Champion.” The car must meet...
Engineering, Industrial Design, Maker, Manufacturing, Product Design, STEAM, Sustainability

Fusion 360 Integrated CAD/CAM/CNC: Create a Device Stand

In this course, students create a customizable device stand to hold mobile devices for the company ModernDesigns.
Engineering, Industrial Design, Maker, Manufacturing, Product Design, STEAM, Sustainability

Fusion 360 Integrated CAD/CAM/CNC: How to create a cell phone case

In this course, students design and market a unique cell-phone case with a target market of 18-to 30 year olds...
Engineering

Introduction to CAD and CAE using Fusion 360

Teach the fundamental CAD and CAE skills and software tools that are essential to engineering design, analysis, and manufacturing in...
Engineering, Manufacturing, Product Design, STEAM

Fusion 360 training: making the future

Learn the essentials of Autodesk Fusion 360 with this training kit. Once you're a pro, you can use the kit...
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...
Architecture

BIM to fabrication for conceptual design

In this project you will connect 3D BIM modeling with fabrication methods like CnC milling, 3D printing, and laser cutting.
STEAM

Tessellations

Design a tessellation in Autodesk Sketchbook.