Introduce your students to a new way of learning with virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). Download the Expeditions app to get started.
With VR and AR, teachers are no longer limited by the space of the classroom. Google Expeditions allows a teacher to guide students through collections of 360° scenes and 3D objects, pointing out interesting sites and artifacts along the way.
It’s never been easier to take your students on an adventure of a lifetime in VR or AR. Download the free app to explore more.
Expeditions explore history, science, the arts, and the natural world. Whether you’re roaming with dinosaurs or taking a look at Renaissance sculptures, there’s something amazing to explore for every subject.
The Expeditions app and Cardboard viewer and Cardboard Camera were built to bring immersive experiences to as many schools as possible.
By helping your students visualize information in a new way, you can positively impact their ability to retain information.
“The most frequent comment [from students] was that it was the best thing they had ever experienced. The staff agreed as well. They were amazed at the things they could do and the places they could see.”
Michelle Guzman, Dartmouth Middle School
If you could take your students anywhere in the world—where would you take them? From Mount Everest to the Louvre, there are over 900 VR Expeditions in the Expeditions app for you and your class to explore.
What you need to experience VR:
Mobile device or Chrome OS
Optional: Cardboard or Daydream viewer
Imagine bringing a swirling tornado or a buzzing beehive into your classroom. Bring abstract concepts to life with the Expeditions app AR mode. Explore over 100 AR Expeditions available to see what’s possible.
What you need to experience AR:
Mobile device that supports ARCore (Android) or ARKit (iOS)
Optional: Selfie stick
Expeditions kits have everything you need to bring VR and AR to your school. One kit includes: teacher and student devices, virtual reality viewers, chargers and a router to connect your devices. There's also an option to include selfie sticks to enhance AR experiences. Available for groups of 10, 20, or 30 students.
Watch seventh graders in Eagle Grove, Iowa visit the Burj Khalifa
With Tour Creator, teachers can build virtual field trips or empower students to create their own immersive tours. You can create a virtual reality tour using your own 360° or 180° photos, Cardboard Camera photos, or images from Street View directly in the browser.
We’ve partnered with leading museums, universities, laboratories, and publishers to develop more than 1,000 VR and AR tours. Connect to become a content partner.
Travel to the edge of the earth with National Geographic explorer Mike Libecki. Explore Antarctica's icy terrain and wildlife, including orcas and penguins.
American Museum of Natural History
Take your students on a tour of the American Museum of Natural History. Show students how mammals have evolved over centuries, discover life at the deepest depths of the ocean, and stand under the skeleton of a giant Tyrannosaurus Rex.
Transport your students to New York City’s Guggenheim Museum of Art. Stand in front of the building, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, or head inside to visit the museum’s popular exhibition halls.
With Expeditions you can take students on an immersive journey in VR and AR. Download the app to get started.
With a kit, you'll have everything you need to take your class on VR and AR tours: a tablet, virtual reality viewers, phones and a router to connect them.
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