Google Sketch Up Art Teachers

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Google Sketch Up Art Teachers

  1. 1. Google SketchUp Art Teachers September 1, 2009
  2. 2. What is Google SketchUp? <ul><li>Google SketchUp is software that you can use to create, modify and share 3D models. It's easier to learn than other 3D modeling programs, which is why so many people are already using it. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Does It Mean for Educators? <ul><li>Google SketchUp in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Build 3D buildings and other models quickly and easily </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to learn and teach—kids pick it up in 20 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Full Google Earth integration; build anything and share it with the world </li></ul>
  4. 4. How Can I Use It in the Classroom? <ul><li>Free Upgrade for Educators </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sketchup.com/index.php?id=1886 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/educators/3d_designer.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/educators/geo_class.html </li></ul>
  5. 5. Ok, So How Can I Learn to Use It? <ul><li>Google SketchUp for Dummies </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.aidanchopra.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Google SketchUp Video Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>http://sketchup.google.com/training/videos/new_to_gsu.html </li></ul><ul><li>Google Self-Paced Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/cldetails?mid=36e1fa0d054a15eecc725c514c21d975&prevstart=0 </li></ul><ul><li>http://sketchup.google.com/tutorials.html </li></ul>
  6. 6. A Quick Intro- <ul><li>You Can Use This When You Introduce the Program to your students: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqcL-xPC-Ys&eurl=http://sketchup.google.com/training/videos/new_to_gsu.html </li></ul>
  7. 7. Hands-On <ul><li>Quick overview of tools </li></ul><ul><li>Color a Floorplan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http ://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/details?mid=b00b19302f0150c6545172f70efed474&prevstart=0 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discovery Streaming—Geometric shapes Activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/educators/p_sketchup_discovery.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Build a Log Cabin </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.xanga.com/dextr/669552608/sketchup-lesson-plan-build-a-pioneer-cabin/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Step by Step Word Document </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. If We Have No More Time…. <ul><li>Let’s Create a Floor Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.brighthub.com/internet/google/tags/sketch.aspx </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic classroom floorplan or your choice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use IKEA activity </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Extra for Our Art Friends <ul><li>http://www.xanga.com/dextr/669205020/golden-section-lesson-plans/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.xanga.com/dextr/672248527/item/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.xanga.com/dextr/668183915/technology-lessons-google-sketchup-in-the-classroom/ </li></ul>

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