Newport High School have supplied us with a lesson plan for teachers in Design Technology to develop a design for a 3D Printed drinking cup.

Students objectives cover:

  • Understand the relationship between CAD and CAM.
  • Develop and understanding of 3D Printing.
  • Explore the use of the process.
  • Work independently to create a design for a cup that could be 3D Printed.
  • Take an active part in answering questions and classroom discussion.
  • Engage with learning and explore the uses of 3D Printing.


In The Classroom

This lesson plan outlines a complete lesson using Autodesk Inventor to design a cup. Students will need to know the basics of Autodesk Inventor prior to this lesson. The lesson plan suggests showing a timelapse of a 3D print, here is a suitable timelapse video to use.

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