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4-H 3D Design

Dremel 3D Printer printing a yellow ball in a box.

Participants will learn the technology of 3D printing and three-dimensional Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools.  The class will transform concepts of an object into a digital image and then to a printed object.  Class ends with in a competition of individually designed 3D printed “Pinewood Derby” cars.

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Q:  How do I join 4-H?
A:  Complete our online registration form for each student in 4th-12th grade to join 4-H. If a project group you are registering for has a registration fee, the fee must be paid to complete the registration.  

Q:  How much does it cost to join? 
A:  4-H is free to join in general. Many of our project groups do have registration fees to cover the course material and supplies, each group will indicate on the information page and registration form what the fee is, if any. 

Q:  If registration is closed for a group I want to join, what can I do? 
A:  Please still complete the registration form and click to “join the interest list” for any group you have interest in. You will be contacted about any pop-up classes or other opportunities related to that group that open.  

Q:  What is the 3D-Design Program?
A:  In class we will transform concepts of an object into a digital representation and ultimately to a physical model. 

Q:  Are there any prerequisites?
A:  This group is open to 7th-12th grade students.

Q:  What topics are covered?
A:  The class will feature Dremel printers, TinkerCAD & Sketch-up design tools

Q:  Do I have to own a 3D Printer to take the class?
A:  No, the 4-H office will supply the printers.

Q:  How long is the 3D-Design Class?
A:  The class meets bi-weekly from September-March.

Q:  What is the format of the class?
A:  The format is instructor lead with hands-on computer practice and creation of 3D objects.

Q:  When does the class take place?
A:   6:00pm until 7:30pm

Q:  What is the cost of the sessions?
A:   $100 per student

Q:  What are Pop-Up Events?
A:  Pop-up events are temporary, unexpected events in unique spaces about STEM topics. They pop up and, after a few hours of teaching topic specifics, they pop down. Check our website for events.

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Linda Davenport

Linda Davenport
4-H Coordinator

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