Elementary students learn complex science concepts using IU wearable technology

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Associate professor Kylie Peppler prepares students at Clear Creek Elementary to use BioSim wearable technology.

Indiana University researchers are developing a patent-pending tool to help elementary students, including first- and second-graders, understand science concepts like complex systems.

Kylie Peppler, Joshua Danish and Armin Moczek invented BioSim, a system that includes wearable 3D indoor positioning sensors, push toys and puppets. Peppler and Danish are associate professors in the School of Education; Moczek is a professor of biology in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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