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Capturing Everest - A Groundbreaking VR Experience - SI Group

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Capturing Everest is a four-part documentary presented through virtual reality film-making technology. Although best viewed with a VR viewer, this site is still stunning when viewed...more
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Capturing Everest is a four-part documentary presented through virtual reality film-making technology. Although best viewed with a VR viewer, this site is still stunning when viewed on its own. The documentary takes viewers from the first stop before starting the climb through the final opportunity to reach the summit. Choose any of the four chapters to begin viewing, click the VR icon to view with a VR viewer.
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In the Classroom

Use this site as an activator, introducing the topic of Mt. Everest, Nepal, or the Himalayas. This website would benefit a Geography class, exploring the significance of the Himalayas while simultaneously studying the geographic forces that made the mountain chain. Instruct students to create timelines of a Mount Everest adventure (with music, photos, videos, and more) using Capzles, reviewed here. Invite students to use Fakebook, reviewed here, to create a "fake" page similar in style to Facebook about climbing Mount Everest from the perspective of the climber or a Sherpa guide.

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