Meet & Raise Academic Standards with Digital STEAM

Digital STEAM projects are designed by Autodesk’s network of expert educators, designers and student alumni as exciting complements to core Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Art (STEAM) curriculum. Each project aligns with common core and national standards, and delivers measurable learning and results within as little as 2 hours. With each Digital STEAM project, students acquire fascinating subject-matter knowledge, useful vocabulary and practical skills using Autodesk’s free, professional design software.

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Free Professional Software − No Experience Needed

Autodesk software is used the world over for design because it’s handy, intuitive, and makes visualizing ideas easier for students, teachers, and design professionals alike. Anyone can master Autodesk’s professional creative tools − check out the showcase of projects by teens and teachers made using free Autodesk software. Ready to begin your classroom project? Download free design software to get started.

Teaching Resources

Digital STEAM your way through core Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Art curricula with a step-by-step project plan you can customize for your classroom and academic standards. All the supporting materials are provided: lesson plans, design criteria worksheets, tests and rubrics. Choose your project or check out the Digital STEAM Archive to browse available resources.

Teaching Tips

Share your design successes and classroom experience with other educators by taking a 2-minute poll, contacting Digital STEAM, or joining the conversation about design education on Digital STEAM social media: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Looking for the original website?

Enter the Digital STEAM Archive to find your completed projects, ongoing project resources and extensive archived lesson plans for beginning, intermediate and advanced design projects.