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Moodle 2.5 Multimedia Cookbook by Silvina P. Hillar

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Drawing 3D maps using 3DVIA Shape for Maps

This activity is very appealing because we can draw in a map. Therefore, we select a city and either design a task for our students to draw in the map or draw in the map and ask our students their opinion. In this recipe, we do the latter. We need a Windows Live account in order to publish the model that we create afterwards. Unfortunately, this activity is limited to Windows users.

Getting ready

Open http://www.3dvia.com/products/3dvia-shape-for-maps/. Then, click on FREE DOWNLOAD and follow the installation wizard in order to install the software. We can build models, such as the one shown in the following screenshot:

How to do it...

After downloading and installing it, an icon will appear on our desktop. ...

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