April 28 - May 2

posted Apr 27, 2014, 3:32 PM by Jonathan Rothman   [ updated May 5, 2014, 5:07 PM by Mithun Nankishore ]
Friday, May 2 - Folding & Polyhedra
  • Learning objective: You will be able to construct a hexahedron.
  • Essential Question: Does the duality between the hexahedron and octahedron work in both directions?
  • Classwork: Construct a hexahedron from an octahedron in SketchUp.  Submit via our Google Form.
  • SketchUp File:  Hexahedron Construction
  • Instructions for constructing the hexahedron from an octahedron

Thursday, May 1 - Folding & Polyhedra
  • Learning objective: You will be able to identify the features of platonic solids. 
  • Essential Question: What is duality and how does it tie into platonic solids?
  • Classwork: Construct a octahedron from an hexahedron in SketchUp. Submit via our Google Form.
  • SketchUp File:  Octahedron Construction
  • Instructions for constructing the octahedron from a hexahedron

Wednesday, April 30 - Folding and Polyhedra 2
  • Learning objective: You will be able to identify the features of platonic solids. 
  • Essential Question: What is duality and how does it tie into platonic solids?
  • Classwork: Take notes for the lecture on Platonic Solids history.  


Tuesday, April 29 -  Using Folding to model in 3D

  • Learning objective: You will be able to create a 3D object by folding. 
  • Essential Question: What is the role of nets in design?
  • Classwork: Create a 3D object from a net.

Monday, April 28 - Using Inferencing in SketchUp
  • Learning Objective: You will be able to use inferencing to create complex structures precisely and efficiently. 
  • Essential Question: What other shortcuts does SketchUp have that Will allow us to take advantage of inferencing. 
  • Classwork: 1. Take notes on SketchUp tools presentations on your SketchUp Tools & Tips Sheet. 2. Complete the 2nd part of Getting Started with SketchUp Part 3 and submit it through the online form.