Bringing virtual and augmented reality to every school

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Expand what’s possible in your classroom

Imagine taking your students to the top of Machu Picchu, sending a whirling tornado through their desks or helping them share their own stories with classmates. With virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), you can add a new dimension to your curriculum.

Create an interactive, virtual environment

Expeditions, Google's virtual reality app, lets you create an interactive, virtual environment for your students to explore. Or give your students the tools to create their own VR experiences.

An open Cardboard shows how to place a mobile phone inside the viewer to enjoy VR mode in the Expeditions app as a 3D experience.
Mobile phone on a selfie with Expeditions app showing students exploring an augmented reality asteroid field.

Bring abstract concepts to life

Give students a peek inside an ancient Egyptian tomb. Or take them on a tour of the solar system. With augmented reality, it’s now possible to bring virtual items into your classroom.

A student in Brooklyn smiles in front of a row of lockers as she looks through a Cardboard at a VR experience in the Expeditions app.
Expeditions

Take your students on an adventure

With Expeditions, all you need to experience the magic of VR and AR is a mobile device. Download the free Expeditions app to unlock over 900 VR tours and over 100 AR tours. Then take your students to the edge of the world, or bring the world into the classroom. To get the most out of your VR and AR experience, consider getting a Google Expeditions kit for your classroom.

Learn more about Expeditions
Cardboard viewer

Google Cardboard lets you experience VR with an affordable viewer that pairs with any mobile device and is easy to use.

Tour Creator

Is there an experience you or your students would like to share with your students? Tour Creator lets you build your own immersive tours from your computer.

Partnerships

Get to know our AR and VR partners

Labster

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Labster has partnered with Google’s VR team to create advanced VR lab simulations for students, supporting coursework at university and AP high school level in cellular and molecular biology, ecology and animal physiology. These labs can work alongside physical labs, or replace them completely for online or remote students. ASU is the first school to use these labs for their classes to enable a fully online biology degree.

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See the innovative ways institutions are using AR and VR

The latest product announcements and news

23 August / Google AR and VR

VR Labs open doors of opportunity for STEM students. Read more.


7 August / Education

Your Google for Education Guide for Back to School. Read more.


30 May / Education

Bring abstract concepts to life with AR expeditions. Read more.


9 May / Education

Now students can create their own VR tours. Read more.

Enhance your experience with AR and VR compatible products

Whether you’re taking your class on an Expeditions tour, or snapping photos to build VR experiences, these accessories help you get the most out of any virtual experience.

  • Cardboard

    Google Cardboard viewer lets you experience VR in a simple, fun and affordable way.

  • Cardboard Camera

    Take 360 photographs and relive them in VR. Cardboard Camera is free and compatible with both Android and iOS.

  • Tour Creator

    Now you and your students can tell your own stories in virtual reality. With Tour Creator, you can build immersive, 360° tours right from your computer.

  • See all VR products

    With Google VR enabled products, there are many ways that you can explore the potential of AR and VR.

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