There are plenty of augmented reality apps and toys that can help you kill time and get over boring days. This technology has immense potential in the field of education. Here are just a few augmented reality STEM toys you can pick up to learn science and technology concepts:
Smart Globe Explorer: this augmented reality learning toy teachers users about geography and space. It has over 20000 facts about the Earth’s core and space and 42 games.
Curiscope Virtuali-Tee: an augmented reality t-shirt that teaches users about human anatomy. You simply have to point your phone at the t-shirt to start diving into the bloodstream, lungs, and other parts of the body.
LightUp Edison Kit: it comes with magnetic blocks that snap together to build circuits. Its augmented reality app shows the flow of electricity.
AstroReality LUNAR: a 3D printed moon model that combines with your smartphone to come to life. The AstroReality augmented reality app helps you learn about moon facts and missions in an interactive fashion.
Shifu Space: an educational game for kids from 5 to 10 years old. It has 60 augmented reality flash cards to teach users about space.
Kodama 3DGo: a 3D mouse that lets you draw in AR on your iPad. You can use it to build 3D structures, color models, and explore worlds.
KOSKI: an augmented reality building block game that uses your iPad as its magical mirror. As you attach blocks, you uncover more characters and stories. This game relies on augmented reality and object recognition to provide players with an interactive gaming experience.
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