The Public VR Lab, BostonVR, and Brookline Interactive Group are organizing the inaugural year of a three-day hackathon to create educational content that focuses on environmental sustainability lessons in VR, AR and 360 on April 21st, 22nd, and 23rd, 2017 at the Public VR Lab, 46 Tappan St, Brookline, MA.
Hack the future at the Lab, and create a more sustainable planet! Learn VR, AR and 360, and test your theories on the latest headsets. Participants from around the region are invited to sign up and join the fun!
The problem participants will be asked to solve is this:
What methods can we use to help educators to understand the possibilities, educational value of VR, AR and 360 video, and how can we encourage its use in the classroom?
How can we use VR/AR/360 to create simple lesson plans or educational apps for middle school or high school teacher use that focuses on climate change, sustainability, or other environmental challenges faced by our world?