Google SketchUp

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Basic presentation on using google sketchup and project-based learning

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Google SketchUp : 

Google SketchUp

What is Google SketchUp?A graphics program that can be: : 

What is Google SketchUp?A graphics program that can be: A 3D modeling program Used for problem-solving A tool to enhance creativity Used to conceptualize Used to visualize A great teaching tool

And one of the best things about SketchUp is………… : 

And one of the best things about SketchUp is………… IT’S FREE

SketchUp is an Ideal Project-Based Learning Tool : 

SketchUp is an Ideal Project-Based Learning Tool

The Benefits Of Project-Based Learning Include : 

The Benefits Of Project-Based Learning Include Increased Student Engagement Increased Student Motivation Reduction In Student Absenteeism Boost In Cooperative Learning Skills Boost In Collaborative Social Skills Increase In Test Achievement http://www.edutopia.org/project-based-learning-research

The benefits are even greater when technology is incorporated in a meaningful way : 

The benefits are even greater when technology is incorporated in a meaningful way

Your possibilities are virtually endless : 

Your possibilities are virtually endless The only limit is your imagination

And now For some examples of Sketchup in action : 

And now For some examples of Sketchup in action

Go to sketchup.google.com to download : 

Go to sketchup.google.com to download

And Remember this is a free program : 

And Remember this is a free program

A few things to keep in mind : 

A few things to keep in mind The learning curve on sketchup can be steep It is vital to use a computer with enough horsepower (processor speed, RAM, graphics card) Projects can be time consuming Some of the tools require practice

For Additional Help and Resources Click On Any Of The Links Below : 

For Additional Help and Resources Click On Any Of The Links Below http://www.google.com/support/sketchup/ http://sketchup.google.com/product/features.html http://sketchup.google.com/training/videos.html

Thank you very much for : 

Thank you very much for Your time and attention

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