An Augmented Reality-based Solution for Visualization of Crystal Model and Composition to Improve Students' Learning
Conventional platforms for learning crystals are websites, books and mobile applications. The learning materials in these learning platforms may work but lack interaction and are attractive. Crystals can be classified into several categories and the related knowledge is quite complicated and confusing. Students may face difficulty during learning the specified crystal knowledge. Besides, Augmented Reality (AR) technology as an effective supporting tool is popular in the education and learning field recently. Hence, this project aims to improve students’ learning in the crystal field by visualizing the crystal model and crystal composition through AR technology. Qualitative and quantitative methods were used for gathering the requirements of the project. This project is developed by using Jmol, Blender, Adobe Photoshop and also Unity. This paper specifically proves AR learning is effective than conventional learning. The AR technology is suitable to merge with crystal learning to help students learn crystal knowledge in an effective and interesting way. The completion of the application enhances the user understanding of the crystals.
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