Before the volcano erupted, the students created an appropriate Aura: a dolphin for their oceans, a dinosaur to roam the valleys, etc. This is a video of one of Laura's students showing me how Aurasma works.
|Debbie Smith, Educational Technology
Aurasma is an augmented reality platform and is an app on all of the student iPads. Aurasma uses advanced image and pattern recognition to blend the real world with rich interactive content. Laura Wright's class used this app this work as a culminating activity for a Science Unit on Landforms.
The landforms were created and labeled and each of them contained a volcano. Part of today's activity was to watch as the 3rd Grade Scientists added the correct ingredients to make their volcanoes erupt.
Here is a List.ly of some great Aurasma resources: