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LWBE hosts Google augmented reality event

Augmented reality allows virtual images to be superimposed on real images, so that students can remain oriented in reality. Here 4th grader Amal Madapaty leans on a full moon, virtually.

By SARAH DOOLITTLE, Four Points News

Google demonstrated augmented reality technology to students at Laura Welch Bush Elementary a few months ago

“It’s part of the Google Pioneer Expeditions program,” explained 5th grade teacher Kim Tagge. “I first applied a couple of years ago then I found out we got in this year.”

The event on Oct. 5 was hosted in two science labs on campus, and Tagge was on hand all day to assist students and teachers. Google provided phones, selfie sticks, software and an instructor.

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