With Storyfab, all the world’s a stage. Usingthis augmented reality (AR) app, students can transform their classroom, schoolyard, or backyard into a movie set. They can customize virtual actors, enhance their set with props, and add special effects. They can then shoot the scenes, adding dialogue if they wish. Students become the producer, director, writer, and costume designer, and can even join the cast as an actor. Once they’ve created their movie, students can save the video to their camera roll and share it with friends on social media. Created by Spooklight SA for iOS, the app can be downloaded free of charge from the iTunes App Store.
Researchers in StanfordUniversity’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab have produced a virtual underwater ecosystem to allow students to observe firsthand what coral reefs are expected to look like by the end of the century if carbon dioxide emissions are not curbed.
The 3DBear AR appfor iOS and Android makes it easy for students to create 3D models in augmented reality (AR), giving them an active role in the learning process. The app incorporates 21st century skills such as creative problem solving, project-based learning, and collaboration.
The Anne Frank House museum has partnered with Force Field VR to recreate the Secret Annex where Anne Frank and her family lived in hiding from July 6, 1942, until their arrest on the morning of August 4, 1944.