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					              SolidWorks Lesson Template for Teachers to Contribute

Cover Sheet for Exemplary Lessons/Units Project

Faculty Member Name: M. Planchard Date: 5/06/06

Organization: SolidWorks

Title of Lesson/Unit: SolidWorks – STEM Online Overview of Course and Technology
Tools.

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) STEM Concepts Addressed: This
lesson provides an overview to the SolidWorks - STEM online course. The course
supports teachers developing their 3D skills in SolidWorks while applying theoretical
concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum.
Basic math, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus based exercises explore
concepts in life science, chemistry, physics and engineering principles.

The SolidWorks-STEM online course utilizes the SolidWorks Education Edition
Curriculum and Courseware CD Teacher Guide, SolidWorks Online Tutorials and STEM
lessons. The course requires you to complete 11 Lessons in the SolidWorks Teacher
Guide and to download and review the following lessons from the SolidWorks Teacher
URL, http://blogs.solidworks.com/teacher.

                         SolidWorks – STEM Course Outline
SolidWorks Teacher Guide (on CD)         SolidWorks Web Lecture (online)
                                         http://blogs.solidworks.com/teacher.
Lesson 1: User Interface                 Overview of Course and Technology Tools
Lesson 2: Basic Functionality            Diameter, Radius, Area
Lesson 3: The 40 Minute Running Start    Surface Area
Lesson 4: Assembly Basics                Material and Density
Lesson 5: Toolbox Basics                 Water in Tube
Lesson 6: Drawing Basics                 Triangles and the Unit Circle
Lesson 7: eDrawing Basics                COSMOSXpress Force and Stress
Lesson 8: Design Tables                  Parabola: Importing Excel Data
Lesson 9: Revolve and Sweep Features     Parabola: Surface in Revolution, Moment
                                         of Inertia, from algebra to calculus
Lesson 10: Loft Features                 Volume and Pressure of a Bottle
Lesson 11: Visualization                 Labels and Decals


At the end of the course, we ask you to contribute one lesson to the SolidWorks Teacher
URL. The lesson should be created in Word, picture files in JPEG format, with the
solution in SolidWorks model files attached. Video files are not required.

Technology Tools
The technology tools utilized to create the online lectures included:

SolidWorks Education Edition
Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Camtasia by Techsmith (www.techsmith.com) for recording video.
Pen, Mouse and Tablet 4x5 for drawing over video by Wacom

				
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