SOLs: C/T 6-8.3 - C/T 6-8.5, C/T 6-8.9

Objective: be able to create a 3d drawing of a house using Google Sketchup and the following tools:

  • rectangle
  • push/pull
  • line
  • orbit
  • components
  • tape measure
  • material browser


  • Have students open Google Sketchup and show the example of the house below. Explain that they will use the program to create a house identical to the one below.
  • The house should have a base of 40' x 25'. Students will have to use the TAPE MEASURE tool to get the correct dimensions
  • The roofline of the house should begin at 10' and peak at 16'6".
  • Landscaping should be identical to the example.
  • Use the correct materials from the MATERIALS BROWSER

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