Gallery: Year 6 go on an exciting Google Expedition
On Thursday 13th October, South Grove Primary School was very lucky to have Google visit our school.
Children in Years 3-6 visited the pyramids of Egypt, The Parthenon in Greece, famous landmarks in London and went on an underwater safari adventure all in one morning!
South Grove Primary School was one of the selected schools where Google Expeditions took both students and teachers on different immersive, virtual journeys.
Our teachers were able to send synchronised three-dimensional 360⁰ panoramas to each student’s Cardboard viewer directly from their tablet, pointing out areas of interest in real time and taking them on a journey of discovery.
Here are some quotes from the children-
“It was awesome! I felt like we were there in Greece!” Henry 6M
“It was so much fun. I learnt so much about Greece!” Emily 6A
“I’ve been to all these places before… in my dreams!” Frankie 6Y
About Google Expeditions:
Expeditions is a new product that allows teachers to take their classes on virtual field trips, immersing students in experiences that bring abstract concepts to life and giving students a deeper understanding of the world beyond the classroom.
About Google Cardboard viewer:
Google Cardboard is a virtual reality viewer made almost entirely of actual cardboard. Cardboard allows anyone with a modern smartphone to experience virtual reality. There have been more than 5 million Cardboard viewers shipped since we announced them in 2014.