Austin, TX –  VictoryVR, the classroom curriculum company, will be providing virtual rides to Mars, a black hole and other destinations through it’s NGSS-aligned experiences at SXSWedu March 5th and 6th.

“Virtual reality is on the verge of changing the way students around the world learn, and it will happen in a big way” said Steve Grubbs, CEO of VictoryVR. “We have one-of-a-kind learning experiences, whether it is a virtual field trip to the Great Wall of China or driving a rover on Mars, what we have done is transforming education as we know it.”

VictoryVR has partnered with Microsoft, Oculus, HTC, Acer and Dell to bring virtual reality to classrooms in the United States as well as classrooms around the world.

For those who can’t make it to Austin, a free demo of their VR learning unit “Adventures in Space: Black Holes and Beyond” is available for the Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality headsets.

SXSWedu attendees can visit VictoryVR at booth 820 on Monday from Noon to 6pm. On Tuesday, the SXSWedu Learning Expo is open to the general public from 8am to 3pm.

The 48 units of VictoryVR’s science curricula suite include:

  • 48 Virtual Field Trips
  • 48 Interactive Game/Learning Activity
  • 96 Instructional Stories: VR Comic Book, Theatre experience, or VR Journey
  • 48 Teacher ‘Science with Wendy’ experiences
  • 144 ‘in-the-headset’ learning experiences

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