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Learn with Augmented Reality and These Educational ARKit Apps

There is no better way to learn than to take advantage of technology with augmented reality. See objects in your own space, study about them as they move, learn a new skill, or practice what you know. These apps use ARKit to make learning more enjoyable for both kids and adults.

Complete Anatomy 2018 +Courses

Complete Anatomy 2018 +Courses

3D4Medical.com, LLC

For those interested in anatomy courses that use augmented reality.

Complete Anatomy 2018 +Courses uses ARKit to bring the 3D model to life for better and easier exploration on iPad Pro. Learn about the skeletal, muscular, respiratory, nervous, and other human body systems. You can create groups to work on projects with fellow students, use screen recording, create quizzes, and explore a library of content. Note that some features require an in-app purchase.

Why we love it

For learning about the human body on iPad Pro, Complete Anatomy 2018 +Courses is a terrific tool that uses ARKit.

My Very Hungry Caterpillar AR

The Very Hungry Caterpillar comes to life in the real world

My Very Hungry Caterpillar AR

For those who want an app to teach kids about nature and nurturing through augmented reality.

My Very Hungry Caterpillar AR is an educational app that makes learning about nature fun. Kids take care of a cute caterpillar by feeding, playing, and tucking him into bed. They can see the caterpillar flourish and grow into a beautiful butterfly as they nurture him. Then, the adventure begins again with a new egg to look after.

Why we love it

For children to learn about caring for nature so that it grows and flourishes, My Very Hungry Caterpillar AR is a cute and colorful augmented reality app.

Swift Playgrounds

Swift Playgrounds

Apple

Swift Playgrounds

For those who want an app to teach kids how to code that also uses augmented reality.

Swift Playgrounds from Apple gives kids a fun way to learn how to code. And, with ARKit, children can see the character’s world in their own world. The app is designed for iPad, is super simple to use, explains coding errors clearly, and is available in several languages.

Why we love it

If your child is interested in learning how to code, then Swift Playgrounds for iPad is the ideal teaching tool.

JigSpace

Learn about the world using ARKit

JigSpace

Some science fiction to enjoy

JigSpace provides a fun but sound way to learn about the world around you.

With JigSpace, you can place objects from history, science, machines, and space anywhere in the room to learn more. From the library, just choose the category you want to explore, or find jigs using the search function. Then place your jig of choice on a flat surface using augmented reality. You'll get bite-sized chunks of information to help you learn. The jig you're exploring moves and rotates as you tap through the details. You can also spin it, pinch to zoom in for better detail, or zoom out for a broad view. You can share and mark your favorites and sign up to add your own items, called Jigs.

Why we love it

JigSpace is a fun way to learn about a variety of objects with the use of augmented reality. It isn't all serious business, either. JigSpace offers plenty of scientific knowledge, but there's some science fiction being added to the mix. This update brings you a Jig on how a lightsaber works. The developers behind JigSpace are adding new content frequently, so the app is growing as your knowledge expands.

SketchAR – drawing easily

SketchAR – drawing easily

SketchAR

For those who want an augmented reality app for learning to draw.

SketchAR helps you become an artist with augmented reality. Secure a piece of paper to a clipboard so it’s stable, draw a few circles for the app to recognize, and select your picture. You can choose from a large library of options like animals, flowers, portraits, food, and more.

Why we love it

For a cool new way to learn to draw, SketchAR is a great free app that uses augmented reality to turn you into an artist.

SkyORB Lite

SkyORB Lite

Realtech VR

For those who want an augmented reality app for learning astronomy.

With SkyORB Lite, you receive a host of features to learn about the planets, constellations, comets, asteroids, and other objects in the galaxy. Using ARKit, the app offers real-time sky rendering with compass tracking. Additional features include a universal search, moon phases, a weather forecast, and notifications of cosmic events.

Why we love it

Learning about astronomy has never been easier or more fun than with SkyORB Lite.

Math Ninja AR

Math Ninja AR

Fantamstick

Math Ninja AR

For those who want an augmented reality math app for kids that helps them practice addition.

Math Ninja AR helps teach your kids addition in a cool way. They just pick a spot in the room, tap, and a little town will be placed there using augmented reality. Kids will see the addition problem and tap the character holding the correct answer. It’s cute, colorful, and a fun way to learn.

Why we love it

With bubbly music and fun characters, practicing addition with Math Ninja AR is ideal for children.

Augmented Reality Solar System

Augmented Reality Solar System

Thumbworks

Augmented Reality Solar System

For those who want an augmented reality app for learning about the solar system.

The Augmented Reality Solar System app puts the planets right in your room. Explore each planet and adjust the size for a closer view. The app also lets you scale the orbit radius for a better look at how far away a planet is from earth.

Why we love it

If you want to see the planets up close and in your living room, check kout Augmented Reality Solar System.