Do you wanna build a snowman? Come on, let’s go play in SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids! Everyone loves to build snowpeople once the cold weather hits. But what if you live somewhere that never gets any snow?
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 hours ago
Over the past few months we’ve learned a lot of great tips and tricks for working with SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids. Now it’s time to put it all together! Today we’re going to learn how to create a rocket in the Shape It App! Check out our blog throughout the fall for more SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids How To videos.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
5 days ago
We’ve learned so much about how to shape models in SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids over the past few months, it’s time to put it all together! Not everything you want to make can be done with a single body; sometimes using multiple bodies and simply overlapping them is the best way to get what you want. Today we’re going to learn how to make an airplane in the Shape It app by building and overlapping bodies.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
12 days ago
Ed Hernandez and his students with guitars they made. Image credit: Ed Hernandez Ed Hernandez and his students with guitars they made. Image credit: Ed Hernandez Ed Hernandez left a boring, unfulfilling, and well-paying job to become a high school science teacher. He teaches his students to use SOLIDWORKS and be self-sufficient, and his program at Tustin High school has had some major success stories.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
13 days ago
Every snowflake is different, this we know to be true. Now that we’ve entered the holiday season, there are going to be a lot more snowflakes on the horizon. But what if you could create your very own unique snowflake design? In SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids, you can!
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
14 days ago
We’re reaching the moon’s orbit! The submission date for the SOLIDWORKS xDesign Challenge for FRC Teams is Friday, December 7. Intern Eamon made a helpful video listing the files to be included in submissions and how to submit. Teams have until December 7, 2018 to design and submit their moon landers.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
14 days ago
Over the past few months we’ve learned a lot of great tips and tricks for working with SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids. Now it’s time to put it all together! Today we’re going to learn how to create a dinosaur in the Shape It App! Check out our blog throughout the fall for more SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids How To videos.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
19 days ago
Ed Hernandez and his students Ed Hernandez and his students. Image credit: Ed Hernandez Ed Hernandez left a well-paying but unfulfilling job to become a high school science teacher. He teaches his students to use SOLIDWORKS and be self-sufficient, and his program at Tustin High school has had some major success stories. You can read Part One of Ed’s story here.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
21 days ago
Ed Hernandez portrait Ed Hernandez. Image Credit: Tustin High School When Ed Hernandez was twelve, his family packed up and left Mexico for California’s greener pastures. Upon arriving in the United States, Ed had a checklist of tasks to cross off in order to be successful. He needed to learn English.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
27 days ago
Thanksgiving is days away, which means it’s turkey time! We’re cooking up a nice, juicy turkey in SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids today, and you can too! Let’s learn how to shape and style a Thanksgiving turkey. What other foods are you making for the holiday?
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
28 days ago
SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids is an ecosystem of apps to inspire and engage kids in core STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities, while having lots of fun in the process. The new website is packed with engaging content such as learning videos, quick tips, blog posts, and much more. Once you learn all about the apps you can sign up for free and start creating today! Although the site is aimed at providing a safe and fun place for kids, there are specific pages for
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
Autumn is harvest time, which means we have a bounty of fruits and vegetables ready to fill our Thanksgiving cornucopia. Want to practice? SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids has your cornucopia convergence covered! Today we’re going to learn how to add, move, and view shapes in our projects by using seasonal fruits and our own cornucopia in the Shape It App.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
A big part of working on your model is changing its view on screen. Today we’re going to learn about all the different viewing tools available in SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids! Check out our blog throughout the fall for more SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids How To videos. To create your own Apps for Kids account, register now at: www.swappsforkids.com.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
SOLIDWORKS xDesign Challenge for FRC Teams Theme Reveal It’s time to announce the theme of the SOLIDWORKS xDesign Challenge for FRC Teams! Participating FIRST teams will be designing a Moon Lander!
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
What’s the best way to add arms, legs, tentacles, and more to a model? By splitting a face! In today’s tutorial, we’ll learn how to split faces in SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids. Check out our blog throughout the fall for more SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids How To videos.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
There are a lot of ways you can select parts of your model in SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids. In today’s tutorial, we’ll learn all the ways you can select (and deselect) bodies and faces! Check out our blog throughout the fall for more SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids How To videos. To create your own Apps for Kids account, register now at: www.swappsforkids.com.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
SOLIDWORKS xDesign Challenge for FRC Teams SOLIDWORKS xDesign Challenge for FRC Teams As FRC teams are gearing up for Destination: Deep Space, Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS has an interstellar competition to help get them inspired! We are excited to announce the SOLIDWORKS xDesign Challenge for FRC Teams! FIRST Robotics teams within the United States have the chance to work on their creative design and collaboration skills and win a Mega Sponsorship Award of $10,000 from SOLIDWORKS. In addition
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
Halloween is next week and if you haven’t already bought a pumpkin to sit on your steps, you’re running out of time. Fortunately, with SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids you can design and even carve your very own Halloween pumpkin! Let’s learn how to squish some squash! Want to see your designs on the SOLIDWORKS Education Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram?
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
Sometimes you have to move an entire body to really make your model shine. In today’s tutorial, we’re going to learn all about selecting bodies in SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids! Check out our blog throughout the fall for more SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids How To videos. To create your own Apps for Kids account, register now at: www.swappsforkids.com.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 months ago
SOLIDWORKS Value Added Reseller, AlfaSolid in Greece attended the F1 in Schools Technology Challenge Contest on May 4-5-6, 2018 at The Mall of Athens. This is one of the largest STEM school competitions in the world. At F1 in Schools competition, students learn to design and manufacture a Formula 1 racing miniature, using computer CAD design tools, CAM tools, and computer aerodynamics control programs. Avgustinos Petavrakis, Loukas Stathatos, Panagiotis Bertsos, Stavros Spyropoulos, students of
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 months ago
2018 SOLIDWORKS Interns Design Challenge 2018 SOLIDWORKS Interns Design Challenge Interns at the SOLIDWORKS office in Woodland Hills, CA, were tasked with a carnival themed design challenge that really got the ball rolling. The classic carnival game, Roller Bowler, was the inspiration for the challenge: create a device that consistently won the game, landing a ball between the two humps at the end of the Roller Bowler without letting the ball roll back. Two intern teams assembled. Roy, a
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 months ago
Bodies in SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids can move and rotate like clockwork! In today’s tutorial, we’ll learn all the ways you can move bodies in three dimensions! Check out our blogs throughout the fall for more SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids How To videos. To create your own Apps for Kids account, register now at: www.swappsforkids.com.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 months ago
Adding mirrors to a model is one of the easiest ways to control its shape. Today we’re going to reflect (get it?) on how to use the mirror tool, and learn some helpful tips and tricks in SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids! Check out our blog throughout the fall for more SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids How To videos. To create your own Apps for Kids account, register now at: www.swappsforkids.com.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 months ago
October Pumpkin on SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids October is the best month of the year because it means Halloween is near! But there’s nothing worse than carving your pumpkin too early and having to watch it rot as the month goes by. Want to practice your pumpkin piercing? Don’t like getting squash guts and seeds on your hands?
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 months ago