High Quality Blender Tutorials. 2.6/Manual/3D interaction/Navigating. From BlenderWiki The 3D View is where you perform most of the object modeling and scene creation.
Blender has a wide array of tools and options to support you in efficiently working with your mouse, keyboard and keypad. It is also the oldest, and therefore most feature- and option-rich area of Blender. However, there's no need to be intimidated. Just take it slow and experiment with a few options at a time to see what they do. Gaiaclary. Videos « Blender 3D Design Course.