Just as I promised, here’s my second batch of educational freewares for kids, educators, and parents.

Lego Digital Designer
LDD (Lego Digital Designer) is a CAD-like software for Windows and Mac OS X platforms distributed

Lego Digital Designer

Lego Digital Designer

by the Lego Group through their website for free. With LDD, users can design their own virtual Lego model in 3D, which can then be ordered from the Lego Factory.

Lego Digital Designer may be downloaded from here. It’s made for Mac OS X, Windows XP, and Vista.

Google SketchUp

Google SketchUp

Google SketchUp

Google SketchUp is an easy-to-learn 3D modeling program whose few simple tools enable you to create 3D models of houses, sheds, decks, home additions, woodworking projects – even space ships. It was designed to be easier to use than other 3D CAD programs.

Also available for Mac OS X, Windows XP, and Vista, Google SketchUp may be downloaded from here.

IrYdium

The amazing Virtual Laboratory IrYdium allows students to select from hundreds of standard reagents and manipulate them in a manner that resembles that of a real chemistry laboratory. It allows students to design and perform diverse experiments.

You may download the 12MB Virtual Lab from here.

Irydium

Irydium

Here’s the first part of these freewares.

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