An Educational Virtual Environment for Studying Physics Concept in High Schools

  • Ruwei Yun
  • Zhigeng Pan
  • Yi Li
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3583)


Virtual Reality has been applied in many fields such as scientific visualization, manufacturing, architecture, entertainment, education and training. In this paper, we present a virtual educational environment for studying some abstract concept in physics. With this environment, middle school students are able to study the abstract concept such as relative motion, and to make themselves construct their knowledge of the field. Experimental results show the efficiency of our method.


Virtual Reality Relative Motion Middle School Student Reference Object Earth Move 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruwei Yun
    • 1
  • Zhigeng Pan
    • 2
  • Yi Li
    • 1
  1. 1.Educational Technology Department, Education Science CollegeNanjing Normal UniversityNanjingChina
  2. 2.State Key Lab of CAD&CGZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina

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