California Educator

December / January 2017

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Virtual reality apps take students almost anywhere By Terry Ng ithout ever leaving the class- room, you can have students explore the depths of the ocean and outer space, time-travel to key events and sites from the past, and bring science to life. Virtual reality (VR) apps let you step into places, roles and experiences that were previously impossible. Here you'll find a few recommendations. ANATOMYOU Students become part of the human anatomy in an immersive way, being able to navigate along anatomical structures: circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, lacrimal and female reproductive systems. TILT BRUSH Paint life-size 3-D brush strokes, stars, light, and even fire. Students will expe- rience painting in a completely new way. W New Worlds to Explore 58 Teaching & Learning T E C H T I P S

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