Astronomy: Space Walker

In this augmented reality (AR) game, students use their GPS-enabled mobile devices to explore planets and stars, which have been superimposed onto their school grounds. This mobile, physically active, and immersive game teaches astronomy facts.

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Virginia Standards of Learning

This application addresses the following Virginia Standards of Learning for Earth Science:

  • ES.4a, ES.4b, ES.4c, ES.4d

Space Walker was developed through a partnership with GAMeS Lab at Radford University, and is made possible by an Enhancing Education Through Technology competitive grant from the Virginia Department of Education. Space Walker will be available on iTunes® as an iPhone® app and through Google Play™ for use with Android™ phones.

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