Top 5 Augmented Reality Apps for Experiential Learning

Application of Augmented Reality has the potential to somewhat enhance traditional learning methods. Moreover, different Augmented Reality Apps not only present knowledge in a new and interactive way, but also make classroom education more fun.

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You might argue that the world has produced geniuses long before we had such technologies such as Augmented Reality. But then you should ask yourself, given the huge number of young learners who have access to a Smartphone why shouldn’t we apply technologies such as Augmented Reality that makes education more fun. Maybe weak learners can pick up difficult concepts easily when they learn using Augmented Reality.

In this article, you will learn about Apps, both available for iOS and Android, that make subjects such as Chemistry, Human Anatomy, Space Science more fun to learn and explore.


Chem101 is a classroom engagement app built specifically for college-level chemistry. With this App, you can say goodbye to static content and generic multiple choice questions and hello to dynamic problems that are designed to help students learn and visualize abstract concepts in chemistry.

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Human Anatomy Atlas

Join millions of medical professionals, students, and anatomy enthusiasts who use Human Anatomy Atlas to see inside and better understand the human body! Human Anatomy Atlas offers thousands of models to help understand and communicate how the human body looks and works–and includes textbook-level definitions. Use it as a reference, instead of an anatomy textbook, or to create virtual lab experiences.

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Spacecraft 3D

NASA’s Spacecraft 3D is an augmented reality (AR) application that lets you learn about and interact with a variety of spacecraft that are used to explore our solar system, study Earth, and observe the universe. Using a printed AR Target and the camera on your mobile device, you can get up close with these robotic explorers, see how they move, and learn about the engineering feats used to expand our knowledge and understanding of space. Spacecraft 3D will be updated over time to include more of the amazing spacecraft that act as our robotic eyes on the earth, the solar system and beyond!

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Augment is a mobile app that lets you and your customers visualize your 3D models in Augmented Reality, integrated in real time in their actual size and environment. You can add your own 3D models and custom trackers on Augment Manager. Although it might appear as suited for only professional use, there is more applicability than that. Young learners, for example, architect students can create their own models and place them in a real-world environment using this App.

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Quiver – 3D

Coloring pages have never been so much fun! The Quiver App combines physical coloring from “back in the day” with state of the art augmented reality technology to bring you and your children an extraordinarily magical experience.

You can find their free pages by downloading the app and on their website. Save and print the pages directly from the Quiver App or from a computer to start enjoying the fun. By using our unmatchable expertise in augmented reality, the Quiver App enables children and adults to unleash their inner artist and interact with their personally customized creations.

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Wrapping Up!

These Apps are suited for enhancing classroom learning. Moreover, young learners can spend time at their home with these apps, to grasp new concepts on chemistry and space science. Also, they can push themselves to explore new topics with fun. Do let us know which Apps you found most interactive and would probably download it for your kids.

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