Monday, December 16, 2013

Class 27 - Signs

Started working on Signs if house and form completed

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Friday, November 29, 2013

Class 24 - Sketchup Tools

We messed around in sketch up and learned to cut the corners and different ways to do it.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Class 22 - House Time

Well today I put a car out in  front of my house here it is!   

Class 23 - Camera

We continued to work on our houses in  sketch-up and worked on picasa3 and movie maker.

Here is a picture I took in picasa 3
and here's a video

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Class 21 - 3d Warehouse

We downloaded things from the 3-D warehouse and messed with the color on cars. Here is a before and after of a Chevy Avalanche Truck.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Class 20 - 3d Warehouse

We downloaded things from the 3-D warehouse and messed with the color on cars. Here is a before and after of a Chevy Avalanche Truck.

Friday, November 08, 2013

Class 18-19 - Sketchup

Showed how to download Google Earth Satellite Image of their houses to Sketchup so they can draw on them.

Showed 3d Warehouse.

Friday, November 01, 2013

Class 16-17 - Blog and Sketchup Tutorial Time

Finished our Blogs (21 Post - 15 about class 6 on the Sketchup Tutorials)

Completed our Sketchup Tutorials.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Class 13-14-15

Worked on updating our Blogs, finishing our Sketchup Tutorials, and started our houses once these were complete.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Class 12 - Blog Post

Worked on Posting on Blogs and doing Sketchup Tutorials

Work assigned

  1. Drawing
    1. Car (Corvette)
    2. Drawing Own Car (Front, Side, Top, Back View)
    3. Drawing 3d Car
  2. Blog - Created
    1. Settings
      1. Comment Moderation on
      2. Eastern Standard Time
      3. Private Blog
      4. Menu Bar removed from top of blog
    2. Posted classes 1-8
      1. Posted both Sketchup Tutorials 1 & 2 Videos)
      2. Pics and descriptions of classes to date
    3. Posted classes 11-12
    4. Blog handed in to Mr. Kelley's form and on side of 8th grade blog
  3. Blog - Created for Science Notebook
  4. Sketchup
    1. Introduction
    2. Start Drawing 1
    3. Start Drawing 2
    4. Start Drawing 3
    5. Colors and Materials
    6. Introduction to Dynamic Components

Remember to describe what we did in class as you make your blogs.

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Class 10 - Updating IT Blog

Retroactively added entries to our IT blog on what we have done up to this point.

Monday, September 30, 2013

Science Notebook Template



Diagram / Chart / Graph

Analysis / Questions

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Friday, June 07, 2013

Class 30 - Blogs 2013 8th Graders

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Class 25 - Sign, Car, and House Prototype Time

How to put Sketchup Model onto Thumb Drive to be printed by 2bot

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Class 21 - Project Time

working on Prototype Cars and House

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Class 19 - Carver and Cutting Tools

Went over safety and features of power tools and Carving Unit

Monday, April 22, 2013

Class 18 - Over View of 4th Quarter Project

We will finish our Prototypes

Car (Automoblox)

1. Can't look like a specific Brand
2. Need Wheels/Rim, Top and any exterior parts (bumper, wings)
3. Needs to look like Automoblox (wood, plastic, colored)
4. Needs to be able to split in sections to be played with


1. Needs to look like your house
2. with major components (Windows, Doors, Roof, Decks)
3. Colored to match materials (siding, roof)
4. Approximate Scale (close to what you know)
5. Has Walls

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Class 17 - Testing 7th Grade Games

With students on heritage tour the remaining students tested games of current 7th graders
Completed Games

Monday, April 08, 2013

Class 16 - Sketchup House / Car

With students on Heritage Tour remaining 8th graders worked on Sketchup designing their cars and House

Monday, April 01, 2013


Comment on Blog!

  1. Open website
  2. Click appropriate Grade Level Link on Right Side of Blog
  3. In Blog post - check web slide show to see picture of student.
  4. In Blog post at bottom you will see a COMMENT Link Please Click it
  5. Put in students AVATAR name (they should know it) and make a comment
  6. Click Anonymous Choice
  7. Click Post
  8. Mr. kelley will post once he has moderated 
* This is the students homework NOT the parents you are just helping them with it.
They have plenty of time to complete this assignment and it is for them to show you what they are doing.  They should NOT have to rush you late at night or early in the morning to complete this.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Class 14 - End Quarter Requirements

Need these items complete by end of Quarter 3


  • Settings
    • Eastern Standard Time
    • Comments Moderated
    • Menu Bar across top removed
  • Posts (25) - Make sure can read and describe what did
    • 15 Entries about each Class (including Pictures & Videos)
    • 6 Entries about each Sketchup Tutorial
      • Introduction
      • Start Drawing 1
      • Start Drawing 2
      • Start Drawing 3
      • Colors and Materials
      • Introduction to Dynamic Components
    • 1 Entry with video of 3d Model Downloaded
    • 1 Entry on Invention Convention Project
    • 1 Entry on House (Google Earth Image)
    • 1 Entry on Prototype Design
  • Comments
    • 1 Parental Comments on IT Blog
    • 1 Parental Comment on own Blog
  • Car or Invention Convention Sketchup Model

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Class 13 - Sketchup Tutorials

Moved on to Dynamic Components Tutorials

Invention Convention

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Class 11 - Coding

Why is Coding? 3d Printing Important?

Monday, March 11, 2013

Class 10 - 3d Warehouse

We learned about already completed models and how to manipulate them

Friday, March 08, 2013

Class 9 - Sketchup Tutorials

We had time to work on our tutorials

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Class 8 - Sketchup

Learned how to make 3d shapes that are rounded.... and highlighted a few tools in Sketchup

Monday, March 04, 2013

Class 7 - Prototype Time

Started printing Prototypes and working on our Sketchup Projects

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Monday, February 11, 2013

Class 5 - Sketchup Time

Checked Blogs (on website and comment moderation turned out.

Started working on our tutorials.

Thursday, February 07, 2013


Make sure you are up to date on your blog post.


Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Class 4 - Sketchup Tutorials

Going over basic Tutorials for Google Sketchup 3d Design.  Downloaded them so could complete 12.

Monday, February 04, 2013

Class 3 - Blog Settings and Design

  • Making Blog

  • Posting Pictures to Blog Post

  • Changing Blog Settings

  • Editing page

Wednesday, January 30, 2013


Make your blog and post for first 2 classes.

Please check out other blogs from previous classes.

Please put your blog information (web address and class) in my Blog Form.

Friday, January 04, 2013

Class 23 - Promotional Videos

More time to create our advertising for our Cars