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Students get a look at virtual reality

Posted at 10:34 AM, Feb 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-03 10:34:40-05

A handful of local elementary students got a glimpse of the future today.

This virtual reality mobile classroom is called z-space.

It allows students to explore a variety of things ranging from the human body to some of the world's tallest buildings.

It happens in a 3D environment.

A computer expert says the VR labs help students test-out experiments before conducting them in the classroom.

"It's also a good way to get started if you're going to be a real physical experiment you can go through this first and you can learn parts and you can make your mistakes so that when you go in a physical experiment in the classroom, you don't need to make the same mistakes, you've already been through it," said John Laswell with Sehi Computer Products, Incorporated.

You can take an in-depth look at the virtual learning experience by clicking the hot button.