Google Sketchup Resources

Download - http://www.sketchup.com/intl/en/download/index.html

Tutorials - http://www.sketchup.com/intl/en/training/videos.html

Official Teacher Resource - https://sites.google.com/site/sketchupprok12statewidegrant/class-files

 

Good Overview

 

Google Sketchup for Educators
http://sitescontent.google.com/google-sketchup-for-educators/Home

Tip and tricks and a good Student Showcase

 

Using Goolge Sketchup in the Classroom

Long but worth it! (58 minutes)

 

Creating a 3D classroom
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?p=PL95E778E89AC951C4&feature=mh_lolz

These 7 short videos below walk you through how to setup and create your 3D classroom using the Google SketchUp program.

 

2D and 3D geometries
http://mathforum.org/sketchup/videos.html 

There are many relationships between three of the Platonic solids: cube, tetrahedron, octahedron. This video highlights one of these relationships: starting wtih a cube, you can generate tetrahedrons, then uncover an octahedron. All by using a few simple SketchUp tools .

Suggested Projects for your classroom
http://www.3dvinci.net/teacherguide/teacherguide.pdf