3D Design, Modeling & Printing

Learning Objectives: In this module, students will learn terms and concepts related to 3-D modeling and design as well as 3D Scanning and Printing. Students will use geometry, measurement, and spacial awareness to design and develop 3-D models, scans and prints.

Introductory Lessons to Google SketchUp

SketchUp Assignment Sheet - Link

Design a Simple House

Open the following link Google SketchUp for Schools and watch the tutorial to become familiar with SketchUp for Schools. **Watch the video again (pause when needed) to create your own house.

Create a Turtle Sandbox - Formative Assessment

Open the following link Turtle Sandbox Video and watch the tutorial to become familiar with SketchUp. **Watch the video again (pause when needed) to create a turtle sandbox!


3D Warehouse - For inspiration, click here

Additional Video Resources/Tutorials:

Introduction Video #1

Introduction Video #2

Introduction Video #3

Designing a Chair in SketchUp

SketchUp for Schools on Vimeo - Design a Simple House

Additional Resources:

SketchUp Knowledge Base

SketchUp YouTube Channel

How 3D Printing is Being Used Today Videos:

College Student Creates Prosthetic Hand for Child

3D Printed Car

3D Printing Used in Preparing for Surgery

3D Printed Prosthetic Legs for a Dog