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Dino Digger


Transport yourself back millions of years and explore the world with legendary dinosaur hunter and paleontologist Jack Horner! Dig for dinosaurs in several different environments and see what you can find. Once you find a complete skeleton you’ll even be able to see the dinosaur come to life in full 3D right in the palm of your hand using the Merge Cube.

MERGE Cube required.

What Works Well

This app allows the user to select from tools in a paleontologists field kit to delicately remove fossils from different locations and then display the complete skeleton for a closer look at each species.


  • Biological (Life) Sciences
  • Education


3d modeling, dinosaur, excavation, extinction, field work, fossil, informal learning, paleontology




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Level of Integration

Guidance Level 3
What does this mean?

The Level of Integration indicates how much the developer has connected the AR app with the real world environment.

For instance, a Level 1 AR app would bring a pre-created object or projection into the viewer’s space. A Level 2 AR app might incorporate a connection between object and physical surroundings, such as anchoring to a particular plane or surface. A Level 3 AR app would rely on several connections to the surroundings, including functional awareness of conditions in the space. A Level 4 AR app would employ increased awareness of conditions and real-time mapping of content onto the physical environment. And a Level 5 AR app would employ all of the above and allow for sophisticated real-time integration of real world and generated content.


iOS App

Android App