Just a few decades ago, the idea of virtual reality (VR) technology was something that was only talked about in the weirdest of SciFi movies – and it certainly wasn’t something that was accessible for everyone.
These days, though, VR is booming in popularity and being used for everything from healthcare to entertainment, adding a new and innovative layer to how we consume media. We’re most interested in its use for education, so we’ve rounded up recent articles that show how VR can help kids (and adults) learn.
Charlie Duke is an astronaut who traveled to the moon in 1972. Last year he got a chance to travel on a virtual reality moon mission with the help of an Oculus Rift headset. This article shares images and a video of his journey and his reaction: “It was very similar to what we saw. I’m really impressed.”