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This project’s main objective was to create and test how GIS and VR technologies could work together out-of-the-box to produce meaningful and equitable Open Educational Resources (OER = Free) learning activities for K-16 students. Our team comprising of expertise from Lindenwood University (Tara Vansell, GIS Instructor – Joseph Weber, Assistant Professor Art and Design, and Keegan Favors, Research Assistant Information Technology major) and the St. Louis Zoo (Michael Dawson, Conservation Education Liaison) were able to leverage ArcGIS Story Maps to deliver the interactive digital maps and immersive experiences together so that students could complete the created learning activities on an Oculus Quest VR headset.

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