CAD 2017 Level 1

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Computer Aided Design (CAD) is the use of computers to create, analyze and document a design.  These processes are valuable in understanding how parts of a robot work together and in the manufacturing of the parts to build a robot.

This Level 1 badge is designed to introduce participants CAD processes. To earn the badge, participants must complete all tasks.  Any CAD software program, such as Solidworks, Autodesk Inventor or PTC Creo.  Teams should consult the FIRST Resource Library for the current list of supported products and links for licensing and installation.

Mentors will certify the participant knowledge using the downloadable rubric.

Describe ISO view, orthographic views (top, right, side) CAD1.1
Explain absolute and relative measurements. CAD1.2
Draw a simple iso drawing with dimensions CAD1.3
Create a simple 2D drawing part CAD1.4
Create a simple 3D Part using some of the following tools: simple extrude, revolve, sweep, cut, hole wizard CAD1.5


FIRST Badges are designed to meet the 21st Century student outcomes which identify the knowledge, skills and expertise needed to succeed in work and life.  Participants working on this badge will utilize and extend their skills in these areas: 

Learning and Innovation Skills: Think Creatively

Learning and Innovation Skills:  Implement Innovations

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: Use Systems Thinking

Information Literacy: Access and Evaluate Information

Information Literacy: Use and Manage Information

Information, Communications and Technology: Apply Technology Effectively