[Design and Technology] SOLIDWORKS is a great tool to make STEM topics relevant through fun visualization of physics and algebra

Radmila Mrkobrad Radmila.Mrkobrad at intercad.com.au
Thu May 29 15:07:01 EST 2014

The new SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2014-2105 Instructor's Guide and Student Guides brings a series of Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) competencies to help teachers in their day to day lesson plans.

SOLIDWORKS is a great tool to make STEM topics relevant through fun visualization of physics and algebra.

*         STEM Competencies in SOLIDWORKS Lessons AppendixC-STEM<http://blogs.solidworks.com/teacher/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/AppendixC-STEM.pdf>

*         STEM Curriculum Examples AppendixD-Curriculum<http://blogs.solidworks.com/teacher/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/AppendixD-Curriculum.pdf>

Also new this year are libraries of robot assembly models to help competitive teams in FIRST robotics and other platforms such as LEGO, TETRIX by Pitsco and MATRIX.  Links to robot libraries can be found HERE<http://www.solidworks.com/sw/education/robot-student-design-contest.htm>.  More examples will be developed as contest rules apply throughout the school year.

Educators can review sample curriculum<http://www.solidworks.com/sw/education/educational-resources-3d-cad.htm>,  all curriculum is located inside the SOLIDWORKS Education Edition from the Help menu or SOLIDWORKS Resource pane.

Please take some time to explore our SOLIDWORKS Education 2014-2015 Launch site<http://www.solidworks.com/edulaunch/overview.htm> and discover how SolidWorks gives you and your students the tools to manage every aspect of your design process, from initial layout, to detail design, simulation, communication and collaboration. Radmila

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Radmila Mrkobrad
Education Manager, Australia & New Zealand
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