News: VR

Upcoming Events

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We have a mix of virtual and face to face events coming up this term. 

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Aboriginal STEM Congress - student VR creativity!

Aboriginal STEM Congress 2021 conference book cover

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

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We have three exciting Professional Learning opportunities to share:

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VR Tips! How do people use VR in the real world?

photo of patient with VR headset on in hospital bed

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 Resource: AI, AR, VR & Emerging Tech Quick Guide

cover page to quick guide on AI AR VR and EMerging Tech

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

VR kit sample

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.

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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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Using Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Google Expeditions samples

The future is bright and experiential for students today. Never before has learning been more engaging, empowering and exploratory for students. With Virtual Reality we can extend students learning to experience and empathize with places, people, and nature first-hand and up close. Helen Kardiasmenos, NSW CSER Project Officer, explores some of the VR options available that you may find suitable for your classroom.

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What does AR, VR and AI look like in the real world?

AI Robot on Moon with VR goggle and handsets

There is so much interest and excitement in the potential for Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), but what does it look like in the real world context? How are these emerging technologies already being used in today's world?

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