An introduction to CAD & 3D modelling

In this lesson we will look at how prototypes and models are made and used in industry. Please note this lesson will require some additional equipment, beyond a pen, pencil or paper, to fully participate.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.A working model of a product made for testing is called what?

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Q2.Which is not an advantage of 3D modelling?

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Q3.Which industries model their product before manufacture?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.A working model of a product made for testing is called what?

1/3

Q2.Which is not an advantage of 3D modelling?

2/3

Q3.Which industries model their product before manufacture?

3/3

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An introduction to CAD and 3D modelling

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.A car company would use all these modelling methods, but which would be the last stage?

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Q2.What are the disadvantages of using CAD?

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Q3.What are the advantages of 3D modelling? (Tick 2 boxes)

Select two (2) boxes

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

An introduction to CAD and 3D modelling

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.A car company would use all these modelling methods, but which would be the last stage?

1/3

Q2.What are the disadvantages of using CAD?

2/3

Q3.What are the advantages of 3D modelling? (Tick 2 boxes)

Select two (2) boxes

3/3

Lesson summary: An introduction to CAD & 3D modelling

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