Autodesk’s Tinkercad is a popular classroom tool for creating simple designs from scratch and quickly modifying existing designs. It’s a free online 3D design program that you can use in your web browser without downloading any software. Tinkercad is extremely intuitive and easy to use and has built-in lessons to help learn the ropes, making it perfect for beginners both young and old.
Tinkercad is easy to use and equips the next generation of designers and engineers with the foundational skills for innovation: 3D design, electronics, and coding.
Getting started with Tinkercad – This pdf offers concrete advice about how to begin using Tinkercad. The manual was written with a K-12 audience in mind, but it can be adapted for use in Higher Education.