Using Onshape with PLTW Principles of Engineering

This year, many educators are beginning a new journey with Onshape in the updated Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Principles of Engineering curriculum. As the only cloud-native CAD platform, Onshape provides a number of unique features and workflows that go beyond traditional CAD programs to make designing and teaching design easier.

To help in the transition to Onshape, this video is intended for high school engineering teachers who will teach the new Principles of Engineering (POE) course. We cover tips and tricks from an expert to help you use Onshape for modeling, as well as some of the custom features specifically designed for POE. We also highlight opportunities for you and your students to get the most out of Onshape in your POE and other engineering classes.

Watch this video to learn:

  • The unique benefits of the Onshape CAD platform

  • How to get your school or class set up with Onshape

  • Modeling tips, tricks, and best practices 

  • Utilizing the specific models and custom features for POE

  • Additional tools and resources to support your transition and professional development