NAU lab using virtual reality for education

| March 8, 2017

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You’re in the lecture hall listening to the professor. You read the book, analyzed every graph, example and photo, but you’re still not getting it.

There’s just not enough context, but a lesson in virtual reality just may be the trick to help you along in class.

One Northern Arizona University professor launched a lab a year ago for organic chemistry students using virtual reality to help students experiment, make mistakes and manipulate molecules to understand what methane and other compounds are.

“It uses game theory and tricks you into learning,” said Giovanni Castillo, director of the Immersive + Interactive Virtual Reality Lab (IVR) at Northern Arizona University.

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