Suggested Software & Hardware List

All software programs are free. Click the hyperlinked items for the suggested websites

Free software programs (click below to see instructions)

  1. PTC Creo Parametric 6.0 Student Edition *Important note: Windows only (No Mac or Chromebook). Run the setup-schools.exe*
  2. Sketchbook
  3. Ultimaker Cura
  4. Zoom
  5. Snipping Tool
  6. Shapeways
  7. Tinkercad Circuits
  8. Arduino IDE
  9. Circuit Python IDE
  10. Acrobat Reader
  11. Google Classroom

Hardware (click below to see the suggested prices)

  1. Touchscreen laptop
  2. Digital pen
  3. 3D space mouse
  4. 2-button + scroll wheel mouse
  5. Digital caliper
  6. Lego Classic kit
  7. Arduino Starter Kit
  8. Ultimate Starter Kit
  9. Starter 3D printer
  10. Large 3D printer
  11. Adafruit, Circuit Playground Express Kit