Google Expeditions

If you’re anything like me, then the concept of school excursions make you nervous (and put a ding in your wallet too). But, that aside, excursions are incredible learning opportunities, so they’re usually worth the parental anxiety and handing over cash. But here’s something that brings those excursions right into the classroom…and nobody need get on a bus.

Google Expeditions

Using Virtual Reality (VR) technologies, Google has made it possible for you, me and our children to explore some of the universe’s most incredible spaces. Yes, I did say universe, because they’ll even take us to Mars. It’s made for the classroom, but anyone can use it. Here’s what you need to set off on a Google Expedition:

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Cath Jenkin

As a mom, Cath raises her daughter with a strong focus on technology, as she believes that digital literacy is as important as learning to read. With a long history of creating content for online and print publications, and in particular as a parenting columnist, Cath brings her curious mind... Read more

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