Augmented Reality

What is AR?

Augmented Reality is a live view of the real world environment that has been augmented by additional information such as sound, video, graphics, or GPS data.

Super Mario in the Real World! vs Super Mario in VR

Ok….what about in an educational setting?!

Are the wheels turning yet? How do envision AR being used for learning?

(Quick plug for AR in the specific subject of history)

  • Mobile —> AR —> History in Context / in situ!
  • Check out Moravian History Mystery in ARIS or Paris Occupé

Platforms

For our activities: Please download, install, and create an account in ARIS.

Activities

As a true geospatial tool: Outdoor game triggered by lat-lon

  • Mountain Top Meltdown (played earlier this week)
  • I can see the World from my Tower! (we’ll play)

As a human-space tool: Indoor activity using QR codes

  • Great Government Guru Game (We’ll play a shortened version)
  • Community Needs Game (We’ll play)

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