XR allows people to see the potential consequences of their actions. XR helps create a sense of urgency and encourages individuals to take action and promote sustainable energy practices.
The Stanford Ocean Experience (SOE) is a VR experience that explores one of the most critical issues affecting our oceans - ocean acidification, as well as the affordances of VR to enhance learning.
Libraries had the opportunity to take part in leading edge scientific research and enhance public understanding about an area of critical importance and interest to the public.
Stanford Ocean Experience
Libraries can serve as a vital resource for their communities to learn about the science, impacts and solutions to Climate Change. Virtual Reality (VR) is a powerful medium to communicate Climate Change by allowing participants to visualize the science and impacts. The Playbook offers a series of VR apps dealing with Climate Change for viewing and discussion.
Climate Change Playbook
Dive into the amazing coral reefs of Palau to experience the science, love, and magic of the world beneath the waves. Get up close and personal with turtles, manta rays, and sharks, and learn how you can help these threatened ecosystems. Hydrous offers VR experiences that encourages us to take the necessary steps to save them from bleaching and protect them far into the future with lesson plans and activities offering insights for discussion.