Experience ‘Okavango Delta’ in Southern Africa with VR

In this lesson, students will virtually explore one of the wonders of nature called ‘Okavango Delta’ using immersive VR technology. The Okavango Delta which is located in Botswana is known as the largest wetland in Southern Africa and one of the most biodiverse places on Earth. The VR scientific expedition is built by National Geographic and Youtube. Students start the lesson by researching geography topics related to river deltas suggested by the teacher. The whole class will then experience the four episodes with the ‘National Geographic’ VR app using the Lenovo Mirage Solo Daydream headset. This lesson can be undertaken by students in groups.

Additional details

Year band(s) 7-8, 9-10
Content type Lesson ideas
Format Web page
Technologies & Programming Language​s AR / VR
Keywords 3D immersive environment, VR, Virtual Reality, Lenovo Mirage Solo Daydream, 360 degree camera, CSER, Rebecca Vivian, Thushari Atapattu



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