Computer-generated simulations of 3D environments; a composite view of the real world and computer-generated inputs; social learning experiences that include a story line in which participants' actions affect the outcome.
Google will soon be rolling out a new service, called Expeditions, which could take virtual field trips to a whole new level—and the company is accepting requests from educators to pilot the technology in their classrooms this year.
With FreshAiR, an Android or iPhone becomes a lens into the hidden world around the user, revealing stories and “Realities” created by others. Users select a Reality and walk around in the real world to experience their surroundings in a new way.
Disneynature Explore, a freeapp for the iPad and iPhone, is designed to help children learn about bears, butterflies, lions, chimpanzees, and sea turtles. The activities for learning about each animal include augmented reality components.