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Spotted Gum – Tree to Timber (Milling)

Lesson Overview:

Come with us on the VR video experience and Virtual 360 Tour of the Spotted Gum milling and timber flooring processing stage of the renewable, and sustainable, hardwood story. See how technology, science and art collide to produce the beautiful hardwood timber flooring we all love and enjoy in our homes, schools and buildings.


The 360 Virtual Tour can be used in the classroom to compliment the VR video experience, with the 360 photos containing embedded information hotspots to allow students more time to reflect and observe the virtual environments after viewing the virtual video experiences.

Tree to Timber – the Spotted Gum Milling Story – Virtual Video Experience

Tips to view:

  1. Press the Settings wheel bottom right of screen and select resolution to 1080p
  2. Press Full Screen Mode button to view at full screen
  3. Press the forward arrow to start playing
  4. Use your mouse to click and drag to view full 360 vision

Vimeo Video Direct Link: Tree to Timber – Spotted Gum Milling Story

YouTube Video Direct Link: Tree to Timber – Spotted Gum Milling Story


360 Virtual Tour – Tree to Timber 1- Spotted Gum Green Mill, Hurford Hardwood

360 Virtual Tour – Tree to Timber 2- Spotted Gum Dry Mill, Hurford Hardwood

Tips to viewing 360 virtual tours:

  1. Viewing options – to change the screen view of the tour, in the top right corner, press the 3 dot icon, and select Full Screen Mode for full screen viewing.  Choose the following viewing options depending on how you will view the experience:
    iPad or computer Google Cardboard or other headset
    Use your mouse to click and drag the image to view full 360 vision. If your headset is capable of viewing 360 mode, select “WebVR mode”.

    NOTE: This tour is also available at ForestLearning tours via the Roundme APP to use on your smart phone in a cardboard or plastic headset devide via
    IOS and Google Play.

  2. Hover your mouse, or use your headset clicker/pointer, over the “i circle” hotspots to view more information about particular key elements of the photo.
  3. Within each panorama 360 photo on the tour there are embedded portals to take you to the next panorama 360 photo in the tour (upside down photo sphere tear drop icons). Click on these once you have finished in one scene to take you on the next step of the journey.

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Ed Tech (VR/Drones)
Spotted Gum – Tree to Timber (Milling)

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