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Summer Kids: Inventor Camp (Grades 6-12)

Dates:July 17-28, 2017
Meets:9 AM TO NOON JUL 17, 18, 19, 26, 27, 28, 6 sessions
Location:McMillen Hall 201
Instructor:Michele Weimer
Fee: $155.00

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Course Description

Think like a Mechanical Engineer as you recreate Leonardo da Vinci's 15th Century Catapult using Inventor, Autodesk's 3D CAD design software. Inventor is a tool mechanical engineer's use to design ideas, visualize concepts, and simulate how designs will perform in the real world. Students will apply critical-thinking in both self-directed and team environments and unlock their creative potential with 3D mechanical design tools. Students will: " Measure existing parts using scales and calipers " Create a 3D computer-generated model of the catapult using Autodesk Inventor " Assemble and stimulate movement of catapult parts " Build the catapult kit Students have access to free 3-year license of Inventor. Computers are available with software in class or students can download software on their own computers PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE FROM POSTER; 9 AM TO NOON JUL 17, 18, 19, 26, 27, 28 , $155