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Cornell Laboratory for Atomic and Solid State Physics

Natasha Holmes Group to Develop a VR Curriculum with Oculus

Andrea Stevenson WonNatasha Grace HolmesJonathan Schuldt, and their labs will develop a curriculum to compare the effectiveness of learning activities through table-top activities, computer simulations, and immersive, hands-on simulation in VR to better understand the tradeoffs and advantages of each. Beyond rote learning, this study will measure conceptual understanding, attitudes, and motivation while exploring the mechanics of moon phases and their impact on tides and sea levels.

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Cartoon of Children in VR sets; Image courtesy Yale Center for Health & Learning Games