Topic | SubTopic | Type | Info Text | Teacher Guide | Worksheet | Summary | Description | |
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Animal Hats Sampler | Science | Animals | Sampler | Full | Bonus Module: Wear the head of a Rat, Goat, Dragonfly or Octopus | Hold a paddle up to your head to wear the head of a creature like a big virtual hat, which follows your movement. Requires a webcam, good lighting and a background that is not too bright. This is a bonus module that shows how Augmented Reality can be used to 'wear' 3D objects. | ||
Animal Hats - Bugs | Science | Animals | Scaler+Hats | Full | Basic | Basic | Compare bug sizes and types or wear them as a mask | This module has two modes, "Wear" and "Hold". In "Hold" mode each paddle contains a complete bug. Hold bugs beside each other to compare their sizes. In "Wear" mode, if you have a webcam, you can hold the paddles up to your head to become the creature! Includes a Monarch Butterfly, Dragon Fly, Grasshopper, Rhinoscerous Beetle, Gray Fly, Preying Mantis, Mosquito, Scorpion, Snail, Wasp, and Tarantula. |
Animal Hats - Dinosaurs | Science | Animals | Scaler+Hats | Full | Compare dinosaurs or wear a dinosaur as a mask | This module has two modes, "Wear" and "Hold". In "Hold" mode each paddle contains a complete animal. Hold animals beside each other to compare their sizes. In "Wear" mode, if you have a webcam, you can hold the paddles up to your head to become the creature! | ||
Animal Hats - Fish | Science | Animals | Scaler+Hats | Full | Basic | Basic | Compare the sizes of fish or wear them as a mask | This module has two modes, "Wear" and "Hold". In "Hold" mode each paddle contains a complete animal. Hold animals beside each other to compare their sizes. In "Wear" mode you can hold the paddles up to your head to become the creature! |
Animal - Virus Builder | Science | Animals | Builder | Full | Explore the form and functions of a T4 virus | Explore each part of a virus (T4 Bacteriophage) separately, learn what they do, and then see how they fit together as you build the virus. | ||
Animal Cell Builder | Science | Animals | Builder | Full | Basic | Basic | Explore the form and functions of an animal cell | Explore each part of the animal cell separately, learn what they do, and then see how they fit together as you build the animal cell. |
Buildings - House Builder | Science | Technology | Builder | Full | Explore the different parts of a house | Explore each part of the house separately, learn what they do, and then see how they fit together as you build the house. | ||
Buildings - Worlds Tallest Buildings | Science | Technology | Scaler | Full | Basic | Basic | Investigate and compare the tallest buildings in the world. | Investigate and compare the tallest buildings in the world. Each paddle shows a 3D building that scales to its reliative size when held beside another building. Investigate details that include: Height; Year finished; Structure Type; Materials Used and Function which ranges from a radio mast, to memorials to skyscrapers. |
Chemistry Sampler | Science | Chemistry | Sampler | Full | This offers small samples from six full chemistry modules. | This sampler module offers small samples from six full chemistry modules. | ||
Culture - Make a Maori Village | Social Studies | Culture | Maker | Full | Learn about various parts of a Maori Village and then build one | Explore and build with huts, fences, food hut, the Chief's hut, guards, performers, plants and defensive tunnels, then bring them together to build your own village. | ||
Culture - Christmas Hats | Social Studies | Culture | Hats | Full | Basic | Basic | Learn about Christmas by wearing festive hats. | Learn about Christmas by wearing a variety of Christmas related objects, from hats to snowmen to mistletoe. The supporting text investigates the origins, materials and various purposes of each object. |
Culture - Hats of the World | Social Studies | Culture | Hats | Full | Basic | Basic | Various types of hats you can wear. | Various types of hats you can wear, with supporting info text that investigates origins, materials and various purposes, from functional and safety to authority and glamour. |
Culture - Sculpture | Social Studies | Culture | Scaler+Hats | Full | Basic | Basic | Investigate different sculpture types, sizes and purposes | Investigate different sculpture types, sizes and purposes. Each paddle shows a 3D sculpture that scales to its reliative size when held beside another sculpture. For fun, you can even wear each sculpture as a hat! Includes Mythical (Cherub), Religious (Athena), Functional (funeral urn), Ceramic Art, Digital Art, Memorial, Ancient (Stonehenge) and Massive (The Great Pyramids), among others. |
Culture - Wearing Maori Artifacts | Social Studies | Culture | Hats | Full | Wearing Maori Artifacts | This module is best used in mirrored mode (camera looking out at users) so that users can 'wear' paddles displaying a skirt, a dress, a robe, a patu, a conch shell/horn or an ornamental feather head dress. | ||
Culture/Buildings - Types of Architecture | Social Studies | Culture | Scaler | Full | Investigate and compare different styles of Architecture. | Investigate and compare different styles of Architecture. Each paddle shows a 3D building that illustrates a type of Architecture scales to its reliative size when held beside another building. Includes examples from Europe to Russia and the Middle East, ranging from Cathedrals to Office Blocks and Houses. | ||
Earth Sampler | Science | Earth | Sampler | Full | This offers small samples from 5 full Earth modules. | This sampler module offers small samples from 5 full Earth modules. | ||
Earth Builder | Science | Earth | Builder | Full | Learn about the different layers of the Earth | Explore each Layer of the Earth separately, learn what they do, then see how they fit together as you build the Earth | ||
Earth Surface Data Visualisation | Science | Earth | Revealer+Custom | Full | Detailed | Detailed | Multiple animated data sources visualised on the Earth's surface | Nine paddles each hold a version of the earth with different data visualised, from surface temperature to population density. Many are also animated over a one year cycle and can be paused at different seasons. Gain a deeper understanding of geography - where is it hottest, greenest, wettest, most populated. |
Exploring Volcanoes and Terrain | Science | Earth | Scaler | Full | Explore the features and scales of volcanoes, moutains and bays | Explore the features and scales of nine volcanoes, moutain ranges and bays. A broad selection from on the Earth's surface, under the ocean and on Mars. Putting one terrain beside another will scale both to their relative sizes. | ||
Human Body Sampler | Science | Human Body | Sampler | Full | This offers small samples from three full human body modules. | This sampler module offers small samples from three full human body modules. | ||
Human Body Builder | Science | Human Body | Builder | Full | Detailed | Detailed | Understand the form and functions of the human body. | Explore each part of the human body separately, learn what they do, and then see how they fit together as you build the human body. |
Human Brain Builder | Science | Human Body | Builder | Full | Basic | Basic | Understand the form and functions of the human brain | Explore each part of the human brain separately, learn what they do, and then see how they fit together as you build the human brain. |
Human Ear Builder | Science | Human Body | Builder | Full | Basic | Basic | Understand the form and functions of the human ear | Explore each part of the human ear separately, learn what they do, and then see how they fit together as you build the human ear |
Human Eye Builder | Science | Human Body | Builder | Full | Basic | Basic | Understand the form and functions of the human eye | Explore each part of the human eye separately, learn what they do, and then see how they fit together as you build the eye. |
Human Heart Puzzle | Science | Human Body | Builder | Full | Detailed | Detailed | Discover the parts of the Human Heart and how they work together | Discover the parts of the Human Heart and how they work together. Hold a beating heart in the palm of your hand. |
Human Organs Builder | Science | Human Body | Builder | Full | Detailed | Detailed | Understand the form and functions of the human organs. | Explore each of the human organs separately, learn what they do, and then see how they fit together. |
Maths - Magnitudes - Around Us | Mathematics | Maths | Scaler | Full | Basic | Basic | Investigate the concept of measurement, units and magnitudes of scale. | Investigate the concept of measurement, units and magnitudes of scale. Each paddle has an object that is 10x larger than the previous one. All obects scale to their reliative sizes when held beside eachother. Starting from a $1 note (100um), it quickly increases to a cup (10cm), a bus (10m), a Skyscraper (nearly 1000m, New York (10km) and The entire Earth (over 10,000km), among others. |
Maths Operations | Mathematics | Maths | Matcher | Full | Detailed | Detailed | Visualise addittion, subtraction, multiplication and division | Visualise the processes of addittion, subtraction, multiplication and division, then see how addittion and multiplication combine in a real world example. |
Maths - Geometry Sampler | Mathematics | Maths | Sampler | Full | This offers small samples from four full Maths/geometry modules. | This sampler module offers small samples from four full Maths/geometry modules. | ||
Maths - Geometry - 2D from 3D | Mathematics | Maths | Matcher+Custom | Full | Basic | Basic | Discover how 3D objects can be sliced to produce 2D shapes | A variety of 3D and 2D objects are available. Slice the 3D objects with the 2D objects so that the slice is the same shape as that of the 2D objects. The bases turn green when you find valid combinations. |
Maths - 3D Geometry in the Real World | Mathematics | Maths | Matcher | Full | Basic | Basic | Discover the 3D Geometry that Real World Objects are built from | A variety of 3D Geometry and Real World Objects are available. Discover the 3D Geometry that Real World Objects are built from. If you bring a matching pair together, their bases will turn green. |
Maths - 3D Geometry - Volume of Pyramids | Mathematics | Maths | Builder+Custom | Full | See how the volume of a pyrimid is 1/3rd of its prism. | The volume of a prism is calculated as [Base * Height]. So why is the volume of a pyramid [Base * Height / 3] ? Use this module to help you understand why. | ||
Maths - 3D Geometry - Introduction | Mathematics | Maths | Revealer | Full | An introduction to the basic geometic types. | An introduction to the basic geometic classes of Prisms, Pyramids and Cuboids. There are examples of different number of sides and also regular and irregular geometry. Each side of each object is colour-coded according to the number of sides, and you can also switch to viewing just the points and edges. | ||
Maths - 3D Geometry - Overview | Mathematics | Maths | Revealer | Full | An overview of many different types of Geometry. | An overview of many different types of Geometry. Includes various sided regular and irregular Prisms, Pyramids and Cuboids, Platonic Solids, Archimedean Solids, Hexahedra, Stars, Infinite sided objects, Compound objects and connections to real-world objects. Each side of each object is colour-coded according to the number of sides, and you can also switch to viewing just the points and edges. | ||
Maths - 3D Geometry - Platonic Solids | Mathematics | Maths | Revealer | Full | Examples of the Platonic Solids. | Examples of the Platonic Solids. Each side of each object is colour-coded according to the number of sides, and you can also switch to viewing just the points and edges. | ||
Maths - 3D Geometry - Archimedean Solids | Mathematics | Maths | Revealer | Full | Examples of the Archimedean Solids. | Examples of the Archimedean Solids. Each side of each object is colour-coded according to the number of sides, and you can also switch to viewing just the points and edges. | ||
Maths - 3D Geometry - Hexahedra | Mathematics | Maths | Revealer | Full | Examples of many classes of 6-sided objects. | Examples of almost all of the possible classes of 6-sided objects. Each side of each object is colour-coded according to the number of sides, and you can also switch to viewing just the points and edges. | ||
Plants - Flower Builder | Science | Plants | Builder | Full | Basic | Basic | Build up the flower and explore each part | Build up the flower and explore the form and functions of each part. |
Space Sampler | Science | Space | Sampler | Full | This offers small samples from 3 full Space modules. | This sampler module offers small samples from 3 full Space modules. | ||
Space - Cassini Probe Builder | Science | Space | Builder | Full | Build a space probe and explore the functions of each part | This is a builder module: Bring the solid probe parts close to the master paddle to build and disassemble the cassini probe. The information paddle reveals the function of each part. | ||
Space - Discover the Planets | Science | Space | Scaler+Custom | Full | Detailed | Detailed | Discover the Planets of our Solar System | Discover the Planets of our Solar System |
Space - Moon Phases Explorer | Science | Space | Simulator | Full | Detailed | Detailed | Explore the phases of the moon | Reposition the Sun, Earth and the Moon, and understand the effect this has on moon phases and the tides. |
Space - Solar and Lunar Eclipse | Science | Space | Simulator | Full | Detailed | Detailed | Discover how Solar and Lunar Eclipse occur | Discover how the cycles of the moon and the positions of the Sun, Earth and Moon combine to form a Solar or Lunar Eclipse. |
Story Creator - Surface of the Moon | Literacy | Literacy | Story Creator | Full | Basic | Basic | Arrange objects to make your own story book | A variety of characters, props and environments are available on paddles which can be arranged to create scenes. Write a story about it on screen then capture it all as an image. Repeat this for each page of your own story book. |
Vehicles - Aircraft Builder | Science | Technology | Builder | Full | Understand the different parts of the aircraft | Build up the aircraft and explore the form and functions of each part. | ||
Vehicles - Engine Builder | Science | Technology | Builder | Full | Build up the engine and explore the functions of each part | Build up the engine and explore the form and functions of each part | ||
Vehicles - Sportscar Builder | Science | Technology | Builder | Full | Build up the sportscar and explore the functions of each part | Explore each part of the sportscar separately, learn what they do, and then see how they fit together as you build the sportscar. |
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