‎Civilisations AR

Description

Putting history in your hand - the BBC's first ever Augmented Reality app 'Civilisations AR' brings art and culture direct to you from across the world.

Discover the secrets of ancient Egypt, reveal hidden layers beneath Renaissance masterpieces and learn more about the origins of these cultural treasures and the people who made them.

Treasures to be found include an ancient Egyptian mummy from the Torquay Museum, Rodin's The Kiss from the National Museum of Wales, iconic sculptures from Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth and masterpieces by Tintoretto, Bellini and Turner.

This personal, virtual collection contains over 30 historic artefacts. It is curated by the BBC with contributions from across the UK's heritage sector and is developed in collaboration with Nexus Studios (https://nexusstudios.com)



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Frequently Asked Questions

What is ‎Civilisations AR by BBC?

‎Civilisations AR is a learning resource for Social Studies. It is available in the following format(s): Android App and iPhone/iPad App. It is suited for 1st - 6th students.

What grade level is ‎Civilisations AR by BBC appropriate for?

It is designed for 1st - 6th students, but could be useful for students of other ages as well; please look at the description and images to determine suitability.

How much does ‎Civilisations AR by BBC cost?

It is free!