In this magical Augmented Reality experience, surround yourself with friendly butterflies indoors or out! Turn the screen and see all the butterflies flying around you. Touch the screen and watch them land. Includes a Viewer and a Game.
- THE VIEWER – Use the Viewer to look around you and see butterflies. If you touch the screen near a butterfly, it will fly over and land on your finger. It’s like being surrounded by friendly butterflies wherever you are! Take a photo of your augmented reality by touching the camera button and then optionally send it as an email. Live Butterflies includes the Monarch Butterfly, the Blue Morpho Butterfly, the Banded King Shoemaker Butterfly, and the Orange Tip Butterfly. In the Viewer, open the menu and choose which butterflies are in your augmented reality.
- THE GAME – Play the Game and catch as many butterflies as you can before time runs out. Use the screen to look around you and touch the screen to catch them! They might be above you, at your feet or even behind you so be sure to look all around.
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Sometimes augmented reality can feel like a gimmick. It’s just like any type of technology – it should address specific learning objectives and connect to long-term goals for students. On first look, the Live Butterflies augmented reality app might feel like a simple AR experience. What I love about this app and many other augmented reality favorites is how it can engage students with interactive learning experiences. Live Butterflies is an app that is a perfect example of what I talk about in my book Deeper Learning with QR Codes…