Introduction to Computer-Based CAD Software


Travel into the World of CAD (Computer Aided Design) and see how CAD has revolutionized Design and Development of Robots in a Virtual World.



Students will research the history and become familiar with computer-based CAD software. Students will 'meet' Robotics Engineers and report on their work life. Student will survey popular CAD software and become familiar with Snap-CAD.

Lesson Times

Class Period 01
60 Minutes
Class Period 02
60 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture
    • Engineering Design
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
    • Software and Systems Development
Grade Levels
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


California's 2013 CTE Standards (3)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will be able to discuss the history of CAD software and the impact of the software on engineering.
  • Students will be able to research and install various CAD software on their workstations.

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