On the Lookout: 3D Printers, Virtual Reality, and Drones!
This week’s episode is a Mini-lab. Mini-lab episodes are shorter versions of the same shows you find at laboutloud.com.
To close season nine, we discuss new technologies such as 3D printers, virtual reality and drones. These newer technologies have recently caught our attention and we are exploring how they might be used in the science classroom. We also talk with Benjamin Schrom, product manager at Google for Education. Ben gives us a taste of Google Expeditions and how it might be used in all classrooms to enhance learning using virtual reality.
- Make Magazine: 3D Printer Comparison
- Printing Parts for Labs:
- Phone Labs Labeno Set: 3D Print Your Own Laboratory
- Thingiverse: Science Lab Equipment
- Thingiverse: Molecules
- Microscope Adapter for Hovercam Solo (designed by Dale Basler)
- Printrbot Play (what Brian and Dale have)
- Make Magazine: Drone Comparison
- DJI Phantom 3 Standard (what Brian and Dale have)
- A toy and a tool
- Walmart to use drones to scan warehouse inventory (from Gizmodo)
- Drone2Map (YouTube video)
- SiteScan (YouTube video)
- Science Friday: Sampling
Connect with our guest:
- You Tube: EduAtGoogle
- Twitter: @GoogleForEdu
- Benjamin Schrom: Linked In
- Benjamin Schrom on Twitter: @benedictions
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