Virtual Labs – The Complete Guide to Virtual Labs

Using virtual labs allows you to give students an endless amount of time to repeat and engage in experiments. In fact. virtual labs allow students to control time: Students can speed up time to complete experiments and study results faster, slow down time to see the details of rapid chemical reactions, and go back in time to repeat experiments multiple times.

There’s no rush in a Labster simulation, so students can go at their own pace, checking theory whenever they want, and repeating experiments again and again, until they’ve mastered it. They don’t have to worry about making mistakes.

In Labster’s Embryology lab, for example, students might incorrectly place a needle in an egg during the windowing experiment, or forget to sterilize the outside of the egg prior to windowing. It is just as likely that students make these mistakes in the virtual lab as it is in a real

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Kalam Labs raises $450K for its livestreaming platform for educational games

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Kalam Labs has raised a preseed round of $450,000 in funding for its livestreaming platform for educational games.

The platform from Kalam Labs is aimed at streaming educational games for children from kindergarten through high school. The team’s young founders — who are still in college — hope to benefit from the “merging” of games an education. They’re encouraged by the popularity of Minecraft and Roblox, which together have hundreds of millions of monthly active users.

The money comes from Lightspeed and Y Combinator, and the company is going through the Y Combinator accelerator. Kalam Labs wants to build a “metaverse for science,” starting with fun virtual content for those 6-14 so they can learn science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

During the livestreams, an instructor plays a multiplayer game with the kids, taking them

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