Explore Explain VR - Ed App Based on Virtual Reality

Explore Explain VR - App Based on Virtual Reality

Explain VR is an educational application based on Google cardboard and virtual reality. In this virtual library, you can enjoy more than 50 different simulations and learn new things with immersive experience.

For example, if you want to learn more about dinosaurs, you can visit Jurassic park, walk with dinosaurs, watch them and audio guide will tell you more about each dinosaur.

Pain Points/Needs: Interactive Simulation

Platform: iOS, Android


This amazing app paves the way for users to understand various concepts with real experiences.  

Amazing features that makes this tool pretty cool are:

– Nice animated animals, cars, space crafts and other simulations with sounds.

– Main information about simulations.

– Audio guide – enjoy animals and listen to the information about animals.

Explain VR is optimized for cardboard version 1.0 and 2.0 and cardboard alternatives. You can interact with button or with long look (no button needed). You can adjust everything in settings.

The full version of the app gives you complete access to- detailed versions of following simulations:

Car systems - engine, steering system, differential, clutch, brakes, ignition, cooling system, suspension system, exhaust system

Planets - Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

Spacecrafts - Spacecrafts: Apollo, Cassini-Huygens, Galileo, Hubble space telescope, ISS, Pioneer, Sputnik, Vostok, Voyager

Tropical animals - tiger, elephant, hippopotamus, giraffe, buffalo, dromedary, gazelle, rhinoceros, zebra, lion

Dinosaurs - Tyrannosaurus Rex, Velociraptor, Spinosaurus, Triceratops, Brachiosaurus, Stegosaurus, Ankylosaurus, Compsognathus, Dilophosaurus, Parasaurolophus, Oviraptor

The free version of the app gives you access to the preview mode of mentioned simulations and detailed versions of following simulations:

Car systems - engine

Planets - Earth

Spacecrafts - Cassini-Huygens

Tropical animals - Buffalo

Dinosaurs - Brachiosaurus

Pricing: This works on a freemium model. User gets free demo with in-app purchases.

Usability: When teaching / learning specific topic, you can get more information with Explain VR in interactive way in virtual reality. Students, parents, kids can learn at home new way with Explain VR and Google cardboard.

Our Reviews: In our opinion the app is a great way to get understanding of topics in a different interactive way; it can engage students making it easier for educators to grab all the attention from class and make lessons efficient. Also, the freemium model is an advantage to all. You can try the free features and based on your experience take it to the next level. Bringing animals, planets and so many things to life, this is one great way to kick in the engagement. The animated visuals and cool sounds make it interesting for students to be engaged and enjoy every bit of learning. In our word, you must check out this app, try it with the students and experience learning in a different way.    

About the Author
Author: Priyanka Gupta
Priyanka is a blogger by profession and has an increasing interest to write about the edtech space. While writing she keeps in mind the educators to come up with right resources and ideas which might be relevant for them in relation to effective use of technology in their profession and institutions/classrooms.
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