Virtual 3D

Virtual 3D

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ISBE Standards

9.A.3aDraw or construct two- and three- dimensional geometric figures including prisms, pyramids, cylinders and cones.

26.B.3dVisual Arts:Demonstrate knowledge and skills to create 2- and 3-dimensional works and time arts (e.g., film, animation, video) that are realistic, abstract, functional and decorative

Technology Foundation Standards for Students

3.Technology productivity tools

  • Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.
  • Students use productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technology-enhanced models, prepare publications, and produce other creative works.



·Students will learn how to use Lego Digital Designer and Google SketchUp

·Students will learn different properties of 3D shapes.

·Students will create 3D objects using computer software.

MATERIALS ARE KEPT BY:Michelle Russell – Bottom Desk Drawer

Projector, computers, Lego Digital Designer, Legos, QuickTime, Google SketchUp, worksheets

ASSESSMENTS: correlated to the benchmarks and objectives

Assignments throughout the quarter building on knowledge

Quiz on properties of 3D shapes.

Quiz on Lego software

Quiz on SketchUp software


Individual work and small group.


Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8
Digital Lego Designer Digital Lego Designer Digital Lego Designer Digital Lego Designer Geometric Shapes SketchUp SketchUp SketchUp



Day 1

Class Overview

Grading Procedure

Lego Digital Designer Free Build

Day 2

Choose Olympic Venue

Build Olympic Venue in Lego Digital Designer

Day 3

Olympic Venue

Day 4

Olympic Venue

Day 5

Olympic Venue Due

Day 6

Choose Chicago Building

Build Chicago Building in Lego Digital Designer

Day 7

Chicago Building

Day 8

Chicago Building Due

Day 9

Lego Dream House

Day 10

Lego Dream House

Day 11

Lego Digital Designer Quiz

Lego Dream House

Day 12

Lego Dream House

Day 13

Lego Dream House

Day 14

Lego Dream House Due

Day 15

Geometric Shapes PowerPoint

Day 16

Geometric Shapes PowerPoint Due

Day 17

Share Geometric Shapes PowerPoint

Explore Google SketchUp

Day 18

SketchUp Introduction

Parts of the SketchUp Screen

Understanding the Relationship Between Edges and Faces movie

Day 19

SketchUp tutorials

Day 20

Using SketchUp Handy-Dandy Components movie

Continue working on tutorials

Assignment 1

Day 21

Assignment 1

Assignment 2

Day 22

Geometric Shapes and Google SketchUp Quiz

Assignment 2

Assignment 3

Day 23

Optical Illusion

Day 24

Geometric Shapes and Google SketchUp quiz

Finish Optical Illusion

Day 25


Day 26


Day 27