2022 STEM Aboriginal Learner Congress
The CSER Team were very pleased to be a part of the STEM Aboriginal Learner Congress again in Adelaide this year. We were fortunate to once again collaborate with our friends at ATSIMA (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mathematics Alliance) on a hands on workshop with congress participants.
New CSER library kits - CoSpaces Digital and CoSpaces 360
CoSpaces Edu enables students to be creators of engaging and immersive experiences. Students can create 3D environments using photos, videos and more, animate and code their creations and explore them in both Augmented and Virtual Reality. With a merge cube add on students can hold their CoSpaces creation in their hands!
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We have a mix of virtual and face to face events coming up this term.
Aboriginal STEM Congress - student VR creativity!
Earlier this month, the Young Aboriginal STEM Thinkers of South Australia (YASTSA) hosted the 2021 STEM Aboriginal Student Congress. The congress provides an opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people to explore all areas of STEM and to see the connections of their enduring cultural history with the innovations of today.
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Professional Learning Opportunities
We have three exciting Professional Learning opportunities to share:
VR Tips! How do people use VR in the real world?
Virtual Reality offers great novelty and entertainment opportunities but it also has more serious real world applications and potential for much more in the future.
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Feature Lesson Plan - Human Anatomy with Virtuali-tee
This lesson plan is suitable for Year 9-10 but can be adapted down to Year 5-6.
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Feature Resource: AI, AR, VR & Emerging Tech Quick Guide
If you are thinking about integrating emerging technologies into your classroom but need some background understanding on this exciting area, the Quick Guide is a great place to start.
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Tips for using VR in the classroom
Using Virtual Reality in the classroom provides a wonderful opportunity to explore concepts in new and exciting ways. In the post, Helen Kardiasmenos, CSER Project Officer, offers some tips to keep students safe and well when using VR equipment.
Try these Augmented Reality Activities for Space Week
In this post we share some Augmented Reality (AR) learning activities that you can implement in your classroom for Space Week!
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