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Free Onshape Projects with instruction sheets, drawings and step by step videos available

John_GrangerJohn_Granger Member Posts: 7 EDU
Hi, I am a retired teacher and have developed a series of instructional projects for teaching Onshape in the classroom or online.  Each project has a free downloadable instruction sheet with dimensioned drawings and link to step by step videos.  There are projects for making parts, assemblies and animations.  Projects like a fidget spinner, do nothing machine, toy airplane or robot gripper are available in this format.  There is also a set of 20 part modeling projects to teach many aspects of sketching and part modeling. New materials is being added.  Please check it out


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    Ste_WilsonSte_Wilson Member Posts: 206 EDU
    Cheers for this! I will check it out next week! 
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    HakroHakro Member Posts: 67 ✭✭✭
    Very helpfull for beginners. Thanks.
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    nick_papageorge073nick_papageorge073 Member, csevp Posts: 668 PRO
    I browsed the website but didn't try the assignments yet. The website looks very well laid out.
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    Ste_WilsonSte_Wilson Member Posts: 206 EDU
    Some really good stuff there!  I might steal borrow some of those for my students.
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    justin_36justin_36 Member Posts: 23 EDU
    Thank you @John_Granger

    I've been teaching Onshape for a while but could always use new projects
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    Ed_CharlwoodEd_Charlwood Member, User Group Leader, Channel partner Posts: 4 EDU
    edited October 2022
    This is great, thanks for all the work you have put in, and for sharing!
    Just an idea, but how about having some context-based, open-ended challenges after each project? For example, in the Robot Gripper you could customize the gripper jaw to increase the grip, or for a specific purpose like picking up a cable on a submarine arm?

    It would also be so cool if all the project set parts could be assembled into something like a pair of headphones or micro-scooter?
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    jascha_narvesonjascha_narveson Member Posts: 3 EDU
    Thank you for these - they're a great addition to my list of projects for students to check out. 
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    René_SartorioRené_Sartorio Member Posts: 58 PRO
    Good job! That certainly took a lot of time.
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    terry_brileyterry_briley Member Posts: 7 EDU
    Thank you for sharing.  I have used this website in my class.  It was very helpful to the students, thanks again.
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    kevin_papkekevin_papke Member Posts: 2 EDU
    John's instructional videos are AWESOME!   I use the "do-nothing" machine with my class to start out learning how to use some of the basic skills.  My students love it!   I even 3D printed one of the do-nothing machines so they can see what it looks like when it's finished.
    Thank you so much for putting all the time into these videos.  They are great!
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