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Bear Island


Bear Island is the story of a young black bear, named Swift, who is searching for a perfect fishing spot. But Swift is not the only one looking for food, she faces dangerous competition from older bears and hungry wolves – it’s up to you to help her negotiate the waterways and find a safe hunting ground. Created by BBC Earth Productions using real-life footage.

What Works Well

This 360° video/VR experience will give you the choice to take several different paths. Be sure do go through a second time and see what happens if you make different choices.


  • Biological (Life) Sciences


bears, biology, conservation, documentary, educational media, nature



Level of Interactivity

What does this mean?

The Level of Interactivity indicates how many interactive features an experience has.

For instance, a Level 1 would be a more passive experience where you will be able to look around freely, but you will not be triggering or interacting with things in the environment.  A Level 2 will provide some level of interactivity but only very basically, such as being able to move between different scenes in the experience. A Level 3 will start to incorporate some more complex interactions using a remote or controller to trigger things within the scenes. A Level 4 would be a fully interactive experience but something you are still guided through. Finally, a Level 5 would be a fully interactive experience that gives you complete control of how to use it.


Oculus Rift

Oculus Go

Gear VR