How does this help open up Environmental Science?

  • An immersive tool to allow familarisation of a site addressing possible visible/invisible barriers to fieldwork.
  • Audio/videos/text can be integrated to provide a varied learning experience.
  • Can be used to provide context or explain key features ahead of a trip allowing students to apply their learning more in the field.
  • Can provide a viable alternative for those unable to be physically present in the field.
  • May allow co-creation of fieldtrips with


Are there barriers to the learners?

  • There could be issues with bandwith (this needs checking)
  • We need to check with an EDI expert how this interacts with, for example, screen readers.
  • Staff members wishing to create a ThingLink will need a license.