3DuxDesign After School - Getting Started
Architecture and urban planning 101
Students begin by learning about the various types of communities. They will then learn about perspective and scale as they ideate, collaborate, design and build a basic community.
Next, the group will hear the story of an urban community that has suffered from job loss neglect. They will become the team of designers assigned to rejuvenate this city by developing a defunct factory site and turning it into a thriving community center. During this exercise, students will use use skills including geometry, 3D spatial thinking, structural and material engineering. They may also incorporate electricity, robotics and renewable energy sources as build a sustainable development that will help support the social, cultural, environmental and economic needs of this community.
After completing this urban renewal project with 3DuxDesign, your students will have the knowledge, skills and inspiration to be stewards of a sustainable future for communities across the globe.
age ranges: 4-7, 7-10, and 10-12
length: 6 - 12 weeks (6 - one hour sessions plus 6 1-2 hour "electives")
student body: up to 25 students per class with one GOBOX SUPPLY KIT (see materials below)
Class Overview and Favorite Photos
Day 1: Community cubes / learning perspective
Day 2: Building our own community
Day 3-5: The assignment
Day 6: Presentation Day
Day 1 : Building Community Cubes
Day 1 : Learning Perspective
Day 2 : Build your own Community
Day 3-5 : Urban Renewal Project
Day 3-5 : The Layout - Community Center
Day 3-5 : The Layout - The outdoor play space
Day 6 : The Presentation
Day 7-12 : Elective Days - Wacky Contraptions
Day 7-12 : Elective Days - Skate Park
Day 7-12 : Elective Days - Tiny House Challenge
GET STARTED NOW: EASY AS 1-2-3
1. Choose an educator's GOBOX
Choose the classroom set or an enhanced set that includes LED lighting
HOW TO ORDER
- Choose a GOBOX. Pick either the GOBOX or GOBOX PRO LED lighting. Each includes 400 reusable connectors, 500+ cardboard forms, and printable lesson packets. GOBOX PRO LED comes with 10 additional LED light kits.
- Choose your make-n-take kits. One ICONIC HOME KIT per student for all lesson types. Choose specialty kits for theme parties and camps. Don't forget to sign up for discounted or wholesale kits.
- Optional add-ons. the AFTER SCHOOL SUPPLY KIT which includes 10 pencils / 100 sheets Construction paper / 48Crayons /10 glue sticks / 10 safety scissors / 10 rulers / assorted “arcade day” toys.