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Education, learning, and instruction conducted by means of portable computer devices such as smartphones or tablet computers; includes apps and tablet programs.

Olympics Augmented Reality

Feb 15, 2018

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Visual Journalism at the Olympics

Imagine if students could see world-class athletes standing in their classroom. With The New York Times augmented reality (AR) app, students can take photos with Olympic athletes. They can walk around with them and explore their form, their speed, the height of their jumps, and more. 

3D Augmented Reality

Feb 15, 2018

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Tool for Designing 3D Worlds

Orb, a new ARKit app for iOS by Pantheon, uses augmented reality to develop maker skills. Students young and old can design and build entire worlds in a matter of minutes by transforming simple shapes into 3D objects.

American Government Game

Feb 15, 2018

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Game Teaching Basic Tenets of American Government

The Center on Representative Government at Indiana University has launched Engaging Congress, an interactive game that uses primary source documents to explore the workings of American government and the challenges it faces in contemporary society.

Mesopotamia App

Feb 01, 2018

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First Writings of Civilization

The iPad app cdli tablet focuses on the cultural heritage of ancient Mesopotamia by combining text and images that span 3,500 years of human activity and describe the roots of trade, mathematics, and astronomy in ancient times. The app presents the historical relevance of selected texts and other significant developments in the history of humankind.

History of the Universe

Feb 01, 2018

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Exploration of the History of the Universe

Developed by Landka for iPad, Back in Time takes students on a stunning exploration of the history of our Universe, Earth, Life, and Civilization. Each event in students’ journey through time is documented with social and historical context, several images, an illustrative timeline, and little-known, interesting facts.

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