Focus: Build your own virtual reality trip using Google Expeditions.

What will you do? Explore historical landmarks, go down to the atomic level, get up close with sharks, even visit outer space! See ‘Course Content’ below for more information.

Ability level: Beginner – Intermediate. No previous course needs to be completed to attend this course.

Age range: Available for all TECH:CLUB age groups. The courses will begin with the assumption that the children are new to animation and then progress at differentiated speeds based on the age group of the club and the ability of each individual child.

When is it on?:

Mini:Clubs are one-off sessions, they last 60 minutes. We are currently taking bookings for the clubs detailed below:

7 – 9 Club: Monday 15th February @ 15:30
10 – 12 Club: Monday 15th February @ 17:00
Teen Club: Monday 22nd February @ 17:00


Required device(s):
  • Access to a VR headset would be helpful, though not necessary
  • Works on most devices – laptop/ desktop (Windows and Mac), iOS/ Android
Required software:
  • NAME: Google Expeditions/ Google Tour Creator
  • COST: Free
  • DETAILS: Download as an app or use it on your browser. Google account required. Click here for information regarding Google accounts for under 13s.
  • Cocoon TECH:CLUB works best on Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge
  • Use the Chrome browser for the best experience. Ensure your browser is up-to-date

Course Content

Virtual Reality Skills Learned

  • Explore interest points and scenes
  • Edit template tours and interest points
  • Include overlay images
  • Create your own virtual tour
  • Source, explore and use 360 degree images
  • Script writing for virtual tours (fact or fiction)

End Product

A virtual world ready for friends and family to immerse themselves in, exploring all the points of interest you have created.

Ready to share instantly with friends and family!

Unique Learning Portal

- Personalised learning portals with live Tech Clubs
- Interactive motivation and rewards tool for parents
and children
- Live and archived webinars, as well as over 2,000
resources available 24/7 - the learning never stops!
- Reach out to expert mentors at any time -
personalised support to guarantee unlimited growth!
- One safe place to come and learn all the skills needed to be a success in the modern world

Other Skills Learned

  • Upload files to the cloud
  • Share a cloud folder
  • Create an ePortfolio
  • Share project safely through the
    cloud (with friends and family)

The Learning Journey

- For beginners and seasoned 'techies' - we scaffold the learning

- We'll help your child become great with technology

- The learning never stops - be an animator, a coder, or multimedia expert!