Rhino in Education

a place to shine a light on the work of students and teachers

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A community of teachers looking for support in their Rhino classrooms. 

Connect yourself to other teachers, training materials,  tutorials,  galleries of photos/videos, Project PostsSTEM and discussions. 


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Take a look:

Take a look at SectionTools if you have never had the chance.  I think it is a very important tool for many applications, especially for those of you with lasers.

1 Table of Contents (below) SectionTools video:

SectionTools intro video for your laser

2 Download the free SectionTools plugin for your pc:

Food 4 Rhino SectionTools Link

3 SectionTools is now shipping with the Rhino WIP for Windows and Mac:  
Short Overview video

If you own v7 Rhino, you can download the WIP for the next version of Rhino.  


Screw Vise Project for your router

Pete has spent some time with his 'Shark' router creating tooling for you and your students to create.  Here is a 'teaser':  


Schedule a Teacher Workshop at your school:

It is time to begin thinking about hosting a Rhino Teacher workshop. Give Jody a shout or email any of us to kick the idea around: bobkoll@mcneel.  Pete@mcneel.com.  Davew@mcneel.com

To schedule a Rhino workshop at your school, contact Jody Mills:     jody@mcneel.com


New to Rhino?  'Getting Started' tab at the top of the page  is very helpful


Table of Contents Pdf (download it)


SubD, start here:  Rhino Learn SubD page:


Some early SubD intro videos  Download the list and click the links

A great place to practice basic SubD skills.


A Kyle video: Making a guitar w SubD

First 20 minutes: curves, curves & curves. 'Design', 'Transitions'. 'Smooth curves', 'Copy and paste' curves.


SubD Kayak model and fabricated kayak

by Dave Weidkamp

Paper and Pencil exercises for students with limited access to Rhino:   

Sketching & Drafting to encourage Paper/Pencil projects. 

Pete's 'one-pagers'   Sketching

Pete's 'one-pagers'   Drafting.  (see table of contents below)

Shed Design Project is a sketching project too


Consider the Rhino Cloud Zoo to help with student use of the school Rhino license:

Using Rhino remotely, including Rhino Cloud Zoo 

Download Rhino    Install the 90 day Rhino license.  

Buy a 'students & faculty' license so you own Rhino.


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All Project Posts w search box

Table of Contents

Download. Open w Acrobat Reader. Use 'Search'.

  Click on the links to open the pages. 


Rhino Training Manuals and User Guide

'Cheat Sheet' v5-v6  L1  Exercises    'Cheat Sheet'    

 Download this pdf 'Cheat Sheet' with LINKS.

Created to help you update exercise #'s, assignments, & rubrics



New to Rhino, Start here    Getting Started with Rhino page

Posts: (use Search box)      Posts, Projects, Tutorials, Videos

Tutorials/projects:(Scroll)  Tutorials / Projects/ Video page

User Guide Tutorials:      Tutorials in User Guide and Videos

Training materials:            v6 Training Materials

Rhino Gallery:                   Gallery of Student Work

Rhino Home Page

 For all things Rhino.  Use 'Search' box. 

Google     'Rhino in Education'  and just about anything else Rhino related.


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Blog Posts

Rhino Head using OpenNest in Grasshopper

Posted by Bob Koll on October 31, 2022 at 1:59pm

642 members as of today

Posted by Bob Koll on September 25, 2022 at 8:34am

"Hammer Time" - Getting Started Rhino 7 for Mac

Posted by Mary Fugier on March 18, 2022 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

A Lathe Dog... Modeling and Machining by Pete

Posted by Bob Koll on January 11, 2022 at 5:14pm

GearGen for PC and Mac

Posted by Bob Koll on November 4, 2022 at 11:21am

SubD to actual fabricated kayak by Dave Weidkamp

Posted by Bob Koll on September 24, 2021 at 3:18pm


Posted by Tim Eggleston on March 18, 2021 at 10:22am — 1 Comment

'Trace' is now 'Vectorize' in Rhino v6 and v7

Posted by Bob Koll on March 19, 2021 at 1:00pm

Drafting 'one-pagers' for skill building

Posted by Bob Koll on December 8, 2020 at 10:12am

Drafting.. A look at a 'basic' worth revisiting

Posted by Bob Koll on November 3, 2020 at 12:40pm

Sketching to Scale...Kalama High School, Cory Torppa

Posted by Bob Koll on November 3, 2020 at 12:38pm

Airfoils, Design and CNC or Laser cut

Posted by Bob Koll on May 11, 2020 at 10:08am

Architecture project Remodel a 1900 house

Posted by Dave Weidkamp on April 10, 2020 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Bellingham High School Students make PPE

Posted by Dave Weidkamp on April 11, 2020 at 4:02pm — 3 Comments


Projects Post Page

Started by Bob Koll in Sample Title Apr 28, 2020.

three hour one-shot deals 4 Replies

Started by Aviva Fort in Sample Title. Last reply by Aviva Fort Nov 27, 2019.

Posting ideas and thoughts.

Started by Bob Koll in Sample Title Sep 18, 2019.

Simplified toolbars for elementary level students 3 Replies

Started by Dave Weidkamp in Sample Title. Last reply by Dave Weidkamp Nov 16, 2018.

More videos on User Guide Tutorials Page

Started by Bob Koll in Sample Title Mar 22, 2018.


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