Students use virtual reality to learn anatomy - Park Labrea News/ Beverly PressPark Labrea News/ Beverly Press. The giggles of students in teacher Stacie Miller’s physiology class at Immaculate Heart High School were not triggered by a closer look at the skeletal system, but by virtual reality glasses that made it possible.
Miller (left) is using Google Cardboard as a tool to enhance instruction and student interest. (photo courtesy of Callie Webb/Immaculate Heart High School) “How do I look? ,” asked a student as she chuckled and adjusted a piece of cardboard in front of her eyes. “This is so cool,” said another student, grinning as she swiveled her head and cardboard goggles to view a spine. Miller deemed her first demonstration using Google Cardboard a big success. “My physiology students absolutely loved the Google Cardboard demo,” Miller said. Google Cardboard is a piece of cardboard that folds into a set of virtual reality goggles. “I act as a guide and the students act as explorers,” Miller said. Founded in 1906, Immaculate Heart educates young women in the 6th through 12th grades. How to use Google Cardboard. What is Google Cardboard?
Google Cardboard is a phone application that enables the user to turn their smart phone into a virtual reality device. Watch this video for a demonstration of how Google Cardboard appears to the viewer. How does Google Cardboard work? Here is a video on how the Google Cardboard viewer, in combination with the Google Cardboard application, utilizes the capabilities of a smart phone to create virtual worlds. So, now that we know what it is and how it works… How to Start Using Google Cardboard. Safety and regulations for using a virtual reality headset. HEALTH & SAFETY WARNINGS: Please ensure that all users of the Freefly VR carefully read the warnings below before use to reduce the risk of personal injury, discomfort or property damage.
All warnings apply to both personal use and when giving the Freefly VR to other people. If giving the Freefly VR to other people, you agree to provide them with the following warnings. Use of any Freefly VR branded hardware is entirely at the user’s risk. You will need to agree to this before purchasing and / or downloading Freefly VR branded hardware and content. Introduction Virtual reality is not suitable for everyone and if you have any doubt whether you are suitable for virtual reality, please consult your Doctor. In general, use of the Freefly VR is not suitable for those who are pregnant, have high blood pressure, suffer from motion sickness, inner ear infections or claustrophobia, had any form of recent surgery, pre-existing binocular vision abnormalities, heart conditions or epileptic symptoms.
How To Use Google Expeditions with Students. Prepare to lead an expedition - Expeditions Help. Before you can lead an expedition, you'll need to complete a few setup steps to prepare your teacher and student devices and ensure a smooth trip. 1.
Install Google Expeditions on classroom devices Teachers (guides) and students (explorers) use the same app. For Android devices: Go to the Expeditions app in the Google Play Store. For iOS devices: Go to the Expeditions app in the iTunes Apps Store. Note: If you build your own Google Expeditions kit, make sure your devices meet the app requirements. 2. Be sure you have completed the Wi-Fi configuration steps before you attempt to lead an expedition. When you take a tour or start your own expedition, check to make sure your device is connected to the Wi-Fi network that you have set up. Tap Settings Wi-Fi. Begin an expedition - Expeditions Help. Scroll left and right to pick a scene in the expedition.
Tap . Swipe from the bottom to review notes, questions, or other information. In the scene description, you can also review and select points of interest. A point of interest is an object in a scene which you may wish to discuss with your explorers. The points of interest added by the creators of each expedition have a description, and you can tap on one to point your explorers to it. To create your own point of interest within a scene, tap and hold on the area you want explorers to view. Khanacademy.