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  • Writer's pictureJaime Donally

Day 28: WWF Forest

A few years ago, the WWF Free Rivers app was released to explore flowing rivers and how to show the effects on wildlife and people. The latest WWF app was released a few months ago with a focus on forests. The goal is to educate the user on how a healthy forest benefits people and wildlife. You may be surprised to learn that this app was created by Assemblr.

In a guided tour, discover the healthy forest as it appears around you. Turn your classroom (or home) into a thriving forest to explore. The animals jump around the room and rain is often heard trickling or pouring down. In the journey, you’ll learn what it takes to preserve a vibrant forest while uncovering how these forests are threatened. Finish the journey by building your own beautiful forest.

"Apple's AR updates should have a minimum of an A12 chip to function best with current and upcoming features." page 44 of The Immersive Classroom

Steps to Get Started:

  1. Download the WWF Forests app

  2. Begin the journey of "The Thriving Forest"

  3. Capture each "fact" in the AR experience to uncover the importance of a thriving forest

  4. At the conclusion of the journey, open "Your Own Forest" to place the elements of a forest all around your room.

Continue to follow the #31DaysofARVRinEDU this month as we explore immersive resources.

NEWS: We will have a #31DaysofARVRinEDU wrap-up GAME to reflect on the resources shared this month and test your knowledge of ARVRinEDU. The winners of The Immersive Classroom book giveaway will also be announced LIVE on March 31st. I will share the details this weekend. Thanks to ISTE, we are giving away 10 signed copies of The Immersive Classroom. There's still time to post how these tools can be used in the classroom on social media using #31DaysofARVRinEDU and WIN!


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