Friday, 20 January 2017

Google Expeditions visits King Edward VI Academy





Google Expeditions allows a teacher acting as a “guide” to lead classroom-sized groups of “explorers” through collections of 360° and 3D images while pointing out interesting sights along the way.




All of Year 7 and 8 at King Edward VI Academy visited Mr Smith's Science and Miss Perry's Geography classrooms today for a series of Expeditions around the world, under the sea, and across the solar system - by way of a Google Cardboard headset which provided an immersive experience, guided along the way by the teacher on their device. They explored the Great Barrier Reef, Machu Pichu, The Great Wall of China and Christ the Redeemer in Rio just to mention a few places in Geography, and took an immersive trip across the Solar System and beyond in Science - all from the comfort of the classroom!



Google Expeditions is making the world more accessible for students to explore, providing an immersive and engaging experience that students (and adults!) of all ages enjoy.






If you would like to find out more about the Google Expedition classroom experience, get in touch. 

We can't wait for our next Expedition!




2 comments:

  1. Is this available for other academies? Would be interested in using for a virtual tour of Paris/ Barcelona if possible.

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  2. We're working on getting our own set of Google Classroom VR - should have news this week - Ben is leading on it.

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