Siemens PLM Software is offering a free High School Edition of it Solid Edge software for 3D CAD for secondary schools throughout the world
The software, available for download, encourages teachers to expose their students to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, using the same engineering and product design tools manufacturers use.
The High School Edition now teachers and instructors access to Solid Edge for use in both the classroom and in extra-curricular projects. By providing both educators and students with the latest 3D CAD technology that is easy-to-learn and use, Siemens aims to help educators increase student interest in STEM.
“We hope to nurture the inventors and innovators of the future," says Karsten Newbury, senior vice president and general manager, Mainstream Engineering Software, Siemens. "As students enter high school they begin making decisions about higher-education and potential careers. The free High School Edition of Solid Edge will help educators expose students to advanced CAD design, giving them a glimpse into possible career opportunities.”
High School Edition of Solid Edge gives schools access to the full function modules of Solid Edge drafting, sheet metal, surfacing, and advanced assembly design. The 12-month, free license can be renewed on an annual basis.
For more information and access to free learning tutorials and self-paced training, please visit the Solid Edge educator resource page or go directly to download the High School Edition.