Lerner Augmented Reality

Augment Your Reading Experience with Lerner AR!

Download this free app to pair with a Lerner AR book. As you read, look for the Lerner AR icon throughout the book. It means there is an augmented reality experience on that page! Use the app to scan the picture near the icon to access bonus augmented reality content related to that page.

System Requirements

iOS devices

  • Must be A9 chip or newer
  • Running most recent iOS version

Android devices

  • Android version 6.0 (Marshmallow) or newer
  • IMU with gyroscope sensors
  • Selective image stabilization
  • See full device list

Augmented reality experiences in The Gross Human Body in Action series include:

  • interactive stomach digestion process
  • close up of mucus-covered rugae cells that release acid in the stomach
  • interactive food bank that changes the color and consistency of poops
  • digestive system with labels
  • zit cross section, with interactive popping
  • skin layer cube with labels and interactive growing hair
  • lice on hair
  • mouth amoeba eating bad bacteria
  • cross section of blood vessel with red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets
  • leech sucking blood
  • femur with different kinds of bone breaks
  • and more!

Augmented reality experiences in the Space in Action series include:

  • a star being born
  • a star dying/exploding
  • Voyager 2 leaving the heliosphere and becoming the second artifact to leave the solar system
  • the Space Launch System launching
  • a humanoid robot built for space exploration
  • future space vehicles
  • Cassini orbiting Saturn and then crashing into the planet
  • the early solar system forming
  • a complete animated orbital model of the solar system
  • visit the surfaces of the moon and Mars
  • watch a star go supernova
  • an up-close look at Chandra, one of the telescopes that took the recent first picture of a black hole
  • Download our teaching guide to get resources and ideas to help your students create their own space-themed augmented reality experiences.

Augmented reality experiences in the Creepy Crawlers in Action series include:

  • Jumping spider performing a mating dance
  • Praying mantis hunting a mosquito
  • Locust laying eggs underground
  • Stick insect hatching
  • Tick sucking blood and swelling