Developing Spatial Thinking Software Printed Access Card

  • AUTHOR: Sheryl A. Sorby
  • ISBN-13: 9780840022882 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • Mixed Media 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2011     Published
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About The Product

DEVELOPING SPATIAL THINKING SOFTWARE PRINTED ACCESS CARD equips users with the 3-D visualization skills necessary for success in technical careers including engineering, architecture, medicine, computer database operation, chemistry, and more. This revolutionary software walks students through ten engaging, easy-to-use modules that provide first-hand experience in working with 3-D operations. (A companion workbook is also available, ISBN 1111139067.) Lessons include foundational 3-D topics such as isometric drawings, orthographic projections, reflections and symmetry, surfaces and solids of revolution, and combining solids. Whether integrated into courses that require extensive 3-D spatial visualization, or used as a remediation tool to help students who might be struggling with visualization, DEVELOPING SPATIAL THINKING Software provides every student with a highly-interactive and long-lasting learning experience.


  • Software and workbook are designed to be complementary, yet each item can also be used separately, providing maximum flexibility for the learner.
  • The attractive, easy-to-use graphical user interface appeals to learners with diverse backgrounds, allowing them to jump right into thoughtfully designed spatial visualization activities.
  • Stand-alone modules require little or no formal instruction, making this a revolutionary learning tool ideal for use in self-paced or lab-oriented learning environments.

About the Contributor

  • Sheryl A. Sorby

    Sheryl A. Sorby is a professor of engineering education at The Ohio State University. She previously served as associate dean for academic programs and department chair of engineering fundamentals at Michigan Technological University. Professor Sorby received the Sharon Keillor award from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), recognizing outstanding women engineering faculty. She was also the recipient of the Betty Vetter research award through the Women in Engineering Program Advocates Network (WEPAN), for her work in improving the success of women engineering students through the development of a spatial skills course. She has received the Engineering Design Graphics Distinguished Service Award, the Distinguished Teaching Award, and the Dow Outstanding New Faculty Award from ASEE as well, and she serves the organization as associate editor of advances in engineering education.

Table of Contents

1. Surfaces and Solids of Revolution.
2. Combining Solids.
3. Isometric Drawings & Coded Plans.
4. Orthographic Drawings.
5. Orthographic Projection of Inclined and Curved Surfaces.
6. Flat Patterns.
7. Rotation of Objects about a Single Axis.
8. Rotation of Objects about Two or More Axes.
9. Object Reflections and Symmetry.
10. Cutting Planes and Cross Sections.

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