Virtual Reality Experience for the AHA-NFL Play60 VFT

On Tuesday, January 31, 2017, the American Heart Association and NFL Play 60 hosted a live virtual field trip with Discovery Education from Houston, Texas, for students around the world to learn how fun and easy it is to get heart healthy. Students in Ms. Carter’s science classes from ML King Middle School in Atlanta Public Schools, wanted to support their team in the upcoming Super Bowl LI with this interactive virtual experience!

Take a sneak peek into Ms. Carter’s class as we exercised our bodies and our minds to learn with the experts from the AHA and the NFL. We learned about healthy eating habits, how to take our pulse rate, and some simple ways to make sure that we “get moving” for at least 60 minutes per day. On our 360 video, you’ll be able to join the fun and see what students were doing and learning throughout the experience.You can also hear from DEN STAR, Jennifer Hall, who shares a bit about how impactful it is to participate in a virtual field trip.

Ready to check it out?

1) Click the Play button on the 360 photo above.

2) Click and drag to move your mouse around the room. Look up, down, and all around. Don’t be shy!

3) Select the translucent circles to watch video clips from the day. Select image cirlcles to further engage in the student experience.

Did you miss out on the virtual field trip this week? Don’t worry! You and your students can join the archived virtual field trip right from from the AHA_NFL Play 60 home page. You will also find plenty of powerful resources for students, teachers, and families to get moving, including lesson plans, digital explorations, and engaging video content.

Want to have your students join more of Discovery Education’s opportunities to learn, share, and connect? Check out the events calendar to sign up for an experience soon. You can also find additional virtual experiences and their archives at our Virtual Field Trips page.

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