Want your student to try CAD at home?Google SketchUp is currently being used by a number of our students. It is free, MAC and PC versions available and has numerous tutorial videos available.CAD Standard
This is a free software download for a simple CAD program. Students can be up and running within a few classes. The Standard version is free, and you can upgrade to CAD Pro for $25. Go to CadStd and click on "Download CadStd Lite".Other links:
Homes of Our Own (http://www.homesofourown.org/)
Virtual Machine Shop (http://www.jjjtrain.com/vms/)
3D Home Architect and 3D Home Landscape (http://www.broderbund.com/)
Autodesk (all products listed alphabetically)
CAD Key (http://www.cadkey.com/products/index.asp)
TekSTAR (TechCAD & TechKit) (http://www.tekcad.com/)
Design Workshop (http://www.artifice.com/)
PTC / ProDesktop
Additionally, students might find something useful on some of the Freeware &
Shareware sites by searching "CAD"
AUTODESK FREE SOFTWARE:
The Park Forest Technology Education Department has been able towork out a program with Autodesk to provide software for your sons anddaughters to use on their home computers:
This is a free service from Autodesk and anyproblems downloading/ acquiring the software is not the responsibility of theTechnology Education Department.Click here: Autodesk to download more information about this terrific program!
Autodesk Design Software for Students to download athome!(See website for additional details)