Anatomy can be a tough course! People in the medical profession spend years learning the different parts of the body and how they work. But that has not stopped high school students at Liberty County School System’s Bradwell Institute from taking a challenging anatomy course.
Science and Anatomy Teacher Pamela Donald is taking advantage of new educational technology to supplement the anatomy coursework of her students. She says that even though the students were exposed to physical dissections, many were squeamish and shy actually doing the dissection. Ms. Donald then introduced the students to the human heart through zSpace, which combines elements of VR and AR. By using virtual models, students were exposed to the heart in a way that they found accessible. Learning about the human heart just seemed to click in a way that had not happened before.
Hear what Ms. Donald had to say about the first time her students used VR and AR in anatomy class in this short video.
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