Drafting in 3D for Engineers

Build your Structure

Your young engineer will begin by constructing a basic cube with  3DuxDesign materials

Learn to Draft

Learn about isometric drafting as you print your own worksheets and sketch your cube.

dwell.com image of modern tiny home

Bring it to Life

Learn about adding features and shading to bring your structure to life and make it pop off the page!

Hosted by:

Holly Martin

Engineer, author, educator

founder, STEM-Inspirations.com

To print this activity simply drag the sheets in the tabs below onto you desktop

  • The Background
  • Course Materials
  • Build a Cube
  • Draft it out
  • Add Details
  • Extra Challenge
  • Share your Ideas

  • You'll need:
  • scissors (always cut cardboard with help from an adult) 
  • pencils 
  • crayons, markers or paint materials 
  • printer and white paper
  • any 3DuxDesign architecture kit OR 3DuxDesign connectors + recycled cardboard (try the power house if you are interested in electrical engineering too).

Connectors Set.Jumbo

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Scroll to right to print worksheets. 

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Scroll to right to print worksheets. 

email info@3duxdesign.com

1. Send photos of project plus any sketches, brainstorming ideas, work in progress. Even "mess-ups" are great for sharing! 

2. Include written description or drawings if available

3. Video presentation with link to youtube or vimeo 

 * any photo/video with child needs signed release (drag onto desktop, fill out and return photo of signed document) 

5. Share your post on Facebook and/or instagram with tags @3duxdesign , @billionboxproject , @3duxuniversity 


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