An Idea to Explore: Augmented Reality and LEGO ® Brick Modeling in the Biochemistry and Cell Biology Classroom‐two Tactile Ways to Teach Biomolecular Structure - Function
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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education
We present here two accessible ways for enhanced understanding of complex biological structures and their function in undergraduate Biology and Biochemistry classrooms. These methods can be applied for in-class instruction as well as for remote lessons, as they are cheap, easily available and easy to implement. LEGO® bricks and MERGE CUBE based augmented reality can be applied to make three-dimensional representation for any structure available on PDB. We envisage these techniques to be useful for students when visualizing simple stereochemical problems or complex pathway interactions.
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Agrawal, Swati, and Shane Austin. 2023. “An Idea to Explore: Augmented Reality and LEGO ® Brick Modeling in the Biochemistry and Cell Biology Classroom‐two Tactile Ways to Teach Biomolecular Structure—Function.” Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education 51 (4): 439–45. https://doi.org/10.1002/bmb.21734.