Thinking in 3D
Helping Students Create 3D Worlds
1. Technology


Before we jump into the project, it’s a good idea to learn a bit about the software.




  • The video below will help all learners understand the basic functions of Google SketchUp.  


  • The buttons and commands you will learn will help you with the overall project.





  • You may also want to access the Button Key below to help you even further during the project.




  • Next, it’s a good idea to practice a bit of the math you will encounter during the project.


Click here to go to the math practice


I.A. apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
I.B. create original works as a means of personal or group expression.

NETS-T (National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers)
1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity
Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-to-face and virtual environments. Teachers: