7 Best Virtual Reality Apps for Education
Virtual Reality is a growing trend in technology and is changing the way many industries train, educate and regulate their operations. People believe that VR should not only be applied in the gaming industry, but it can be applied in more applications and has a much more positive impact in our lives, for instance, the vital education area. In this article, we’ve picked 7 best virtual reality apps about education, covering space exploring, history, school education, medicine, language learning, and so on.
1. InMind VR 2 (Cardboard)
InMind 2 is an action/arcade VR game with a bit of decision-making strategy and neuroscience of the human brain.
You’ll take part in the process of one teenager named John becoming an adult, and help shape John’s future self while experiencing an exciting journey inside the unusual micro world of the carefully recreated human brain. Remember that in this world even one small molecule can change a person’s destiny!
2.Titans of Space
Titans of Space® is a short guided tour of our planets and a few stars in virtual reality. Through the “Titans of Space”, students will be able to view the galaxy where we are in a virtual reality perspective. With the music and the perfect visual effect, it will allow students to a more three-dimensional understanding of the mysterious solar system. Planets will be reduced to one-millionth of the actual size to get a surreal experience. For example, the earth seems to be a small house or a size of 12.7 meters wide hologram. The space giants are self-regulating and are equipped with various options, so you can customize your patrols based on your preference for students. It can be used with VR devices such as Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Monitor.
Anatomyou VR is a perfect immersive app to learn human anatomy through virtual immersive 3D navigation of the human body. The app shows, using virtual immersive 3D navigation on a mobile device, the anatomical structures of various systems of the human body browsed at the minimally invasive procedures. Although this application is geared to health science students in the medical field, it can also be used to teach students knowledge of human anatomy. These include the following systems: nose, throat, gastrointestinal, circulatory (divided into arteries, veins, lymph) and female reproduction.
4. VR Lessons by ThingLink
The virtual reality courses, designed by ThingLink, focuses on primary school students, an interactive course that covers a wide range of topics such as art, language, and science. This application allows students to travel around the world and teach them the basics of each ecosystem. The VR courses can be watched through iPad or iPhone, but it would be much better to equip VR glasses for a better and complete virtual experience.
5. KingTut VR
There is no better way to learn about history than to be fully immersed in the subject matter. To experience the moment an important event took place is worth more than any number of pictures or chapters in a textbook. Unfortunately, there are few people that are lucky enough to travel to historical sites in order to learn first hand about the world’s history. For example, to view the Death Mask of Tutankhamun one must travel to Cairo, Egypt and visit the Egyptian Museum. KingTut VR lets you experience the Tomb of King Tutankhamun on your mobile phone in Virtual Reality. See the awe-inspiring hieroglyphics and Death Mask of Tutankhamun up close from the comfort of your own home. The full 360-degree virtual environment lets you get a personal view of these impressive historical artifacts without having to worry about the curse of the Pharaohs.
6. Learn Languages VR
Learn Languages VR is a VR application for language learning. There is no doubt that the best way to learn a language is to integrate into this locale, but the current teaching conditions do not guarantee that every class has foreign teachers and not every student has the chances to communicate with native speakers. Learn Languages VR provides a dialogue from real life, including 28 languages, students can choose totally by themselves. As of April 2017, the global download has been more than 500 million times!
Unimersiv is the largest platform to learn from Virtual Reality. By downloading the app, you will have access to multiple experiences that will let you learn about history, space or the human anatomy. The learning app makes learning new things fun again and helps students of all ages learn anything faster through virtual reality.
See also: 5 Ways Virtual Reality is Contributing to Education
What other education VR apps can you think of? Comment below and let us know!
Wow, I had no idea how beneficial virtual reality was to the educational experience of children. My kids would love to learn if they could do it this way! Thanks for sharing about how they can learn about planes “going to” the galaxy and how even us adults can learn about things from the past and about the human body with other types of productions. We are looking into productions for the whole family not only to learn but also to be entertained.
Thanks for the read Ashley! Just checked out Gate Reality’s website, looks really nice! Let me know if your company would like to work with us. -Mina
Hi Ashley, Saw your comment and thought you might want to join VR for Moms on Facebook. We’re a growing community of parents and others with a strong interest in positive educational and entertainment VR content. Hope to see you there!
Hi, Thanks for this post, How to get these apps are these available on playstore
You can find our apps available on major headsets by visit: veer.tv/vr-app