Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books ® )

It’s like a pop-up book on your digital device!

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Discover what scientists have learned about planets, stars, black holes, and more, and learn about the cutting-edge technology that astronauts use. Space fans will be thrilled by true augmented reality features that give readers a close-up look at the cosmos.

Download the free Lerner AR app from your device’s app store. 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. Watch a black hole eat a sun, see the moon’s orbit, look around on Mars as if you’re actually there. Each book contains 3-5 AR experiences based on real NASA models to explain planetary orbits, black holes, comets and asteroids, the solar system, space stations, and the machines and gear that astronauts use to explore the galaxy.

Features

  • Easy to use, intuitive augmented reality viewer
  • Tips & tricks and interactive instruction help you get the most out of the experience
  • Brings digital content to the reading experience in a way that short links or QR codes simply can’t provide
  • Backmatter includes free downloadable 3D printer models
AR experiences 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

Cover: Space Stations in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)
Cover: Stars and Galaxies in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)
Cover: Space Gear in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)
Title   Lexile GRL ATOS Format Qty
Black Holes in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience) Spring 2020 950 X
Comets and Asteroids in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience) Spring 2020 990 U
Planets in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience) Spring 2020 910 T
Space Gear in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience) Spring 2020 1080 S
Space Machines in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience) Spring 2020 980 S
Space Stations in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience) Spring 2020 960 S
Space Vehicles in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience) Spring 2020 940 U
Stars and Galaxies in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience) Spring 2020 910 X
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019
  • New! Spring 2019