Google Expeditions is a google app that allows teachers and students to explore the world through many different tours. This app allows you to swim with the sharks, visit outer space, and more eventful things without even having to leave the classroom!
All about VR tours
In the VR tours teachers and students use mobile devices VR viewers to explore an art gallery or museum, as well as swim underwater or navigate the outer space without even having to step foot out of the classroom! Below you will find a video of a VR tour!
All about AR tours
With AR tours teachers use mobile devices to bring objects into their classroom, so students, who are using mobile devices are able to walk around and see 3D objects that aren’t physically in the room! Below you will find a video of an AR tour!
Teachers and students are able to use the app “Tour Creator” to create virtual-reality tours and publish them on “Poly.”
Teachers are able to add tours they created in “Tour Creator to Expeditions” to guide students in their class.
Are you ready to get started?!
It’s a quick and easy process! First you have to get the Expeditions Kit
After that all you have to do is download and install the “Expeditions app!”
“Every hundred miles Paul Salopek pauses to record the landscape and a person he meets, assembling a global snapshot of human kind” (national geographic.org)
Chapter 1: Out Of Africa, Baby Steps
While exploring the second walk through the “Out Of Eden Walk” called “Baby Steps I enjoyed reading through the stories, and browsing through all of the pictures
Alema the guide leads as we pass a camel herd in the Afar region
Loading up for the trek from Bouri village to the Ethiopia-Dijbouti border
Middle Stone Age point, Afar region, Ethiopia
Chapter 1: Out Of Africa, New World
Reading through this story that was posted has really given me the idea of how everyone lived their life back then. It seemed that people really struggled to make ends meet, and they also had to travel by foot
The camels observe their competition, Afar Triangle, Ethiopia
Ethiopian police watch anthropocene video, Afar triangle