Five years ago, almost all technology companies were investing in virtual reality (VR) as the future. One of Google’s efforts is to use VR as a means for students to conduct virtual field trips. Expeditions is now incorporated into the Google Arts & Culture app, as the dedicated experience will close next year. < / P > < p > through this product, educators take students on new adventures to experience remote places, travel through time and space, or learn about different cultures. It’s amazing to see how educators and students integrate our VR journey into their imaginative curriculum. < / P > < p > expeditions pioneer was launched in 2015 to provide educators with a limited access experience. A year later, Google made the app available to everyone on Android, but continued to sell dedicated expeditions packages including tablets, mobile phones, virtual reality viewers and routers. < / P > < p > in closing off dedicated experiences, Google does acknowledge that the ability to explore the world is more important than ever in a pandemic. However, it “hears and realizes that immersive experience using VR head display is not always available to all learners”. < / P > < p > we hope that this product evolution to Google Arts & culture will provide a bridge for educators to continue to use immersive content to change their classroom and enrich students’ learning experience. [image] Google secretly tests 6GHz networks in 17 states of the United States