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Listed below are 3D design programs to use with your students. All are free and easy to use, but may require downloading the program to your computer.
TinkerCad (https://tinkercad.com/): Easiest software to use. Involves combining blocks and other shapes to create your object. Ideal for elementary and middle school levels, plus for non technical users.
Below is a list of professional software that requires purchasing a license.