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Google Expeditions AR Brings Smithsonian 3D Models into the Home and Classroom via Augmented Reality

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 09:58 -- DattoriaM
Author: 
Marc Bretzfelder
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Capturing the imagination of students who have “seen it all” is an age-old challenge; and fitting emerging technologies into the classroom has long been a hit-or-miss proposition. With Expeditions, Google may have found the Golden Mean, and with the help of the Smithsonian’s rich collections and authoritative scholarship, the app is igniting wonder and curiosity in students around the globe.

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