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Merge Cube: Resources

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Use with our Google Expeditions Kit

Book the Merge Cube Kit with our Google Expeditions kit and use the iPods with 3 pre-installed apps to give Augmented Reality a try:

  1. Things - Meant to be just a taste of Augmented Reality! Experience a fresh collection of holographic mini-games with Th!ngs for Merge Cube! Hatch and play with your very own Octopet, navigate treacherous valleys as you battle alien forces, get hypnotized by a kaleidoscope of mesmerizing colors, and hold a campfire in the palm of your hand! A great tool for introducing the Cube.
  2. Mr. Body - Get ready for a hands-on, holographic anatomy lesson! Select each of Mr. Body’s parts to get a close-up view of each vital organ and its function like the heart, brain, lungs, and more. Did you know that the liver is the largest single organ in your body, or that your lungs are full of 600 million tiny sacs called alveoli? Mr. Body makes learning about the human body fun!
  3. Galactic Explorer - Hold the solar system in the palm of your hand with Galactic Explorer! Watch as the planets revolve around the Sun in their orbits, explore the texture and color of each planet’s surface, and discover interesting facts as you navigate through space. Did you know that a day is longer than a year on Mercury, or that Jupiter has at least 67 moons? Make learning fun with this out-of-this-world, educational game for Merge Cube!

Use with your own devices

The Merge Cube is compatible with both iOs and Android phones and tablets. Use the Media Library cubes with your own devices. Merge apps are available in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. There are many both free and paid apps available for download.

Merge Cube in the Classroom

Anatomy VR+ Demo

New Augmented Reality App for Autism to Help Social Skills - Moment AR

Find out more about how this App can be used to increase the emotional responsiveness in children at the Color Black Moment website.

57 Degree North Trailer


Grade Level: Primary, Elementary, Middle, High
# of Merge Cube Kits Available: 1 (Includes 25 Cubes)
Content Area: All
Subject: Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Holograms

Notable Paid Apps

NOTE: These apps are not included on the iPods in the Media Library's Google Expeditions kit. They are paid apps that you can download for your own devices.

  1. Dino Digger - Dino Digger is designed to make interacting with fossils and paleontology fun for grades 2-8, given children a chance to unearth their own fossils using assorted tools of the trade, all the while learning a little about each dinosaur and the area of the world they inhabited. Available for Apple and Android.
  2. 57 Degree North - An amazing 3D choose-your-own-adventure that includes hundreds of decisions and multiple endings. Available for Apple and Android.
  3. Anatomy AR+ - View the anatomy from the palm of your hand -- and from any angle -- with the Merge Cube. The brain: view and interact with the brain anatomy from all angles. Fade away the outer surface of the brain to look inside and examine the limbic system. Isolate the internal anatomy that makes up the basal nuclei. The heart: explore the living human heart in vivid detail as it beats. Bring forth the inner anatomy to view valves and chambers working together in sync. The lungs: examine the structure of the lungs and watch as the breathtaking complexity of the bronchial tree is revealed, from any angle you choose. Available only for Apple.