Imagine taking your students to the top of Machu Picchu, sending a whirling tornado through their desks, or helping them share their own stories with classmates. With virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), you can add a new dimension to classroom curriculum.
Expeditions, Google's virtuality reality app, lets you create an interactive, virtual environment for your students to explore. Or give your students the tools to create their own VR experiences.
Give students a peek inside an ancient Egyptian tomb. Or take them on a tour of the solar system. With augmented reality, it’s now possible to bring virtual items into your classroom.
With Expeditions, all you need to experience the magic of VR and AR is a mobile device. Download the free Expeditions app to unlock over 900 VR tours and over 100 AR tours. Then take your students to the edge of the world, or bring the world into the classroom. To get the most out of your VR and AR experience, consider getting a Google Expeditions kit for your classroom.
Google Cardboard lets you experience VR with an affordable viewer that pairs with any mobile device and is easy to use.
Is there an experience you or your students would like to share with your students? Tour Creator lets you build your own immersive tours from your computer.
Access over 30+ advanced biology, physiology, and ecology simulations in state-of-the-art virtual labs. Labs are mapped to high school and higher education standards.
Learn how to build immersive experiences with free courses from Google’s AR and VR team. Courses include VR and 360 Video Production and Introduction to Augmented Reality and ARCore.
Labster has partnered with Google’s VR team to create advanced VR lab simulations for students, supporting coursework at university and AP high school level in cellular and molecular biology, ecology, and animal physiology. These labs can work alongside physical labs, or replace them completely for online or remote students. ASU is the first school to use these labs for their classes to enable a fully online biology degree.
Cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point use VR to study historic battles from the view on the ground.
Creative professionals in NYU’s user experience design program are creating new AR and VR product prototypes in a matter of days.
Student journalists at USC explore new techniques for immersive storytelling using VR.
Virtual Reality Artist-in-Residence Adam Blumenthal brought a piece of neglected history to life with the help of Google VR products.
NYU’s Tandon School gives admitted students an insider glimpse at campus life with VR.
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Whether you’re taking your class on an Expeditions tour, or snapping photos to build VR experiences, these accessories help you get the most out of any virtual experience.
Google Cardboard viewer lets you experience VR in a simple, fun, and affordable way.
Take 360 photographs and relive them in VR. Cardboard Camera is free and compatible with both Android and iOS.
Now you and your students can tell your own stories in virtual reality. With Tour Creator, you can build immersive, 360° tours right from your computer.
With Google VR enabled products, there are many ways you can explore the potential of AR and VR.
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