At Greenwood school, virtual reality goggles, speaker help open students’ eyes to world of engineering

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When Greenwood eighth-graders Heaven Carmichael and Brooklynne Wilson first put on the virtual reality goggles, they weren’t sure what to do or where they could move.

Technically nothing was in front of them, but they saw a life-sized locomotive engine. In virtual reality, students could walk around the assembled engine or have the engine blown apart, allowing them to see the interior working components.

“It’s kind of like walking through a video game,” Carmichael said.


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