Formatif: Jurnal Ilmiah Pendidikan MIPA
Vol 10, No 1 (2020): Formatif: Jurnal Ilmiah Pendidikan MIPA

Virtual Reality Media: The Simulation of Relativity Theory on Smartphone

Dadan Sumardani (Universitas Negeri Jakarta)
Agustiani Putri (Universitas Negeri Jakarta)
Rahma Rosaliana Saraswati (Universitas Negeri Jakarta)
Dewi Muliyati (Universitas Negeri Jakarta)
Fauzi Bakri (Universitas Negeri Jakarta)



Article Info

Publish Date
23 Mar 2020

Abstract

Learning physics science is ideally accomplished through the experiments, although the theory of special relativity is challenging to understand. It is difficult because this topic has not occurred in real experience, and no technology has launched at the speed of light. To understand this theory, Virtual Reality (VR) can potentially visualize the actual concept of relativity by presenting an artificial environment to the students. The aim of this research is to develop the virtual reality application as a learning media for special relativity. This Research and Development uses the Lee and Owens Model, which consists of analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation. The system development method used is black-box testing. The result of the development of this system is the creation of a VR application to explain the material of relativity. From the results of black-box testing, the test results show that the percentage of application system success is 83%, which indicates that the application is functioning correctly on smartphone usage so that this application can be used on the theory of relativity simulation users using virtual reality devices.

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Formatif: Jurnal Ilmiah Pendidikan MIPA (ISSN 2502 5457 for the electronic version and ISSN 2088 351X for the print version) first published in April 2011 is a double-blind peer-reviewed scientific open access journal. The journal is dedicated to publishing articles concerned with research, theory ...