The Leyden PLTW program uses AutoDesk Inventor Professional in all of their Project Lead the Way classes. This software retails for $7,295 and is available for FREE for all students. You can download it for free by signing up for AutoDesk Educational Community. Please register at the link below. When signing up, be sure to use your school email address.
After signing up for the Autodesk Education Community, you can simply download and install Autodesk Inventor Professional 2016.
In order to install Autodesk Inventor on a MAC, you must have Boot Camp installed on your machine. Information about Boot Camp can be found at http://www.apple.com/support/bootcamp/ In addtion to Boot Camp, you may need to purchase a copies of Windows.
Tutorials for AutoDesk Inventor and other AutoDesk products are available through Lyndia. Please visit the link below to access the tutorials.