- the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza
- the ecosystem of the Great Barrier Reef
- how long it would take to walk the Great Wall of China
The great thing about the resources emerging for this is many don't even require the viewer. YouTube has launched their 360º Video Channel and many of these videos can be simply viewed with no additional devices needed.
New apps capitalizing on ocular devices are emerging daily for both iOS and Android devices. Because our district is an Apple district, I created a Symbaloo that includes apps for iOS devices as well as some notable videos on the YouTube 360º video channel that I have placed on the bottom two rows.
Live WebCams are another cool option to swing the doors of your classroom wide open. There are lots of live webcams around the world that allow you to get a glimpse of different people, places, and things. Some ways these webcams could be used in the classroom:
- Student Research Projects
- Class study and analysis of data
- Collaborative Google Sites to track data
- Open discussions of observations and effects
- As an added element to a web quest