Come and learn how to experience virtual reality...without spending a dime! We'll share how to create virtual experiences for students using the Google Cardboard Camera...we'll even have several Cardboard viewers for you to try out!
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Why Virtual Reality?
Due to the interactive nature of the tech, history and science are prime subjects with which to start. VR could allow students to look inside the sun, to visualize fusion reactions.
Would the Civil War be more interesting to the average student if they could be transported to the Battle of Gettysburg in a VR headset?
Would an AR projection of a scale model of a cotton gin help to explain to the average student how incredible the rise of machinery was during the Industrial Revolution? (Source)
Learning Transported provides practical insights and classroom examples to help educators plan and establish goals so that their investment in immersive technology benefits the greatest number of students.
Topics covered include:
- Definitions and examples of augmented, virtual and mixed reality.
- Comparison of devices and platforms, and tips for selecting the best one.
- Lesson plans mapped to standards and content areas.
- Ideas for using immersive technology tools in the classroom.