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Stephen Hawking

 

Educational Games / Virtual Reality

Educational games

http://codecombat.com/

 

If you want to learn to program, you need to write a lot of code and have a great time doing it.

That's what programming is about. It's got to be fun. That's why CodeCombat is a multiplayer game, not a gamified lesson course.

If you're going to get addicted to some game, get addicted to this one and become one of the wizards of the tech age.

 

 

http://codespells.org/

 

become a powerful wizard by learning to code your own spells in this multiplayer world.

 

 

http://www.teachwithportals.com/

 

The Teach with Portals program offers free content, information and tools to help educators build innovative curricula. Games and tools are delivered through Steam for Schools, the school-friendly version of our game distribution service.

Educators can learn about and share compelling, engaging and creative content by accessing lesson plans and resources on the Teach with Portals website, and join a teachers-only community forum for peer support and problem-solving.

Become part of a movement that shares ideas, methods and experiences to teach students in profound new ways.

 

 

http://www.learnwithportals.com/

 

 

Educational Virtual Reality

https://share.oculusvr.com/app/lunar-flight

 

A modern take on the classic arcade game, Lunar Lander, Lunar Flight extends the experience to a fully fictionalized and accessible lunar module simulator providing a variety of mission types involving transporting cargo, acquiring data at survey locations and locating lost cargo.

 

 

https://share.oculusvr.com/app/museum-of-the-future

 

Virtual reality will offer great opportunities for the world of museums, galleries and archives. A first step would be to recreate existing museums online so that people from all over the world could visit them from exactly where they are.

 

 

https://share.oculusvr.com/app/planetarium-rift-dk2-version

 

A planetarium in which you can view the stars from your Oculus Rift.

 

 

https://share.oculusvr.com/app/roman-pantheon-vr-dk2

 

Roman Pantheon VR is a simplified recreation of the Pantheon space for the Oculus Rift.

 

 

https://share.oculusvr.com/app/spacewalk

 

Spacewalk is a networked interactive experience about taking a space walk outside of the International Space Station. Players collectively take on the role of astronauts navigating and exploring the structure of the space station. Spacewalk is an interactive experiment in alternative control schemes, free-form play, virtual embodiment, and metagame communication.

 

 

https://share.oculusvr.com/app/titans-of-space

 

Titans of Space is a short guided tour of a few planets and stars, the point of which is to give the player a sense of scale of just how big these planets and stars are compared to each other.

 

 

https://share.oculusvr.com/app/tower-eiffel

 

This first demo takes you right to the feet of the Eiffel Tower for a unique virtual reality experience.

 

 

https://share.oculusvr.com/app/walking-mars-beta-vr-experience

 

The surface is based upon real satellite data from mars and in fact, the mountains you see are the base of the mount sharp, the spot where Curiosity is heading for. Where you walk is properly just a 10 KM away from where Curiosity is on this very moment.

 

 

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