SketchUp can be used to support student spatial sense making through an inquiry approach.
SketchUp is a free program that was developed for the purpose of creating 3D models.

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Background Information
You may have heard about SketchUp, first developed in 1999 by @Last Software. Google purchased the company in March of 2006 and Version 8 was launched in 2010. The pro version of the program is used by draftsmen, builders, architects, engineers, filmmakers and game developers. Models can be created and imported into Google Earth with a plugin Wikipeda link
SketchUp changed ownership in 2012 to Trimble. Official Website

Hi. My name is Kathy G Shafer. I have been teaching high school and college level mathematics since 1984.
Favorite technologies include Fathom, Tinkerplots, Geometer's Sketchpad, Geogebra, Terrapin Logo, Green Globs, and Spreadsheets.

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