Google SketchUp

Technology Applications

What is Google SketchUp

Google SketchUp is 3D modeling software that's easy to learn and incredibly fun to use. You can build models from scratch, or use items stored in the Google 3D Warehouse.

What type of Careers use Google SketchUp or a similar CAD software?

Architects
Interior Designers
Civil Engineers
Mechanical Engineers

Where to Find Google SketchUp

Google SketchUp is located in your applications.
  1. Click on the finder icon on your doc.
  2. Select Applications on the left side.
  3. Scroll down until you see a folder labeled Google SketchUp 7.
  4. Double click the folder and click SketchUp to open.

Assignment One:

Watch all four self-paced tutorials and practice skills learned.

Assignment Two:

Follow the step by step instructions to create various things in google sketch-up. Complete all three projects.

1. Create a basic house in Google Sketch-Up. Click the link below for instructions.
Basic house

2. Practice using different Sketch-up components to create a wall with windows. Click the link below for instructions.
Wall with windows

3. Create a bedroom with a loft. Click the link below for instructions.
Bedroom with loft

Bonus Project:

Complete one of the two Bonus Projects. Click the links below to see the instructions.

3D Shapes

Shapes
Final Project

Complete the final project for a major grade.