In a nutshell, if you’ve never heard of augmented reality (note the word is hyperlinked for you to go to a “how it works” site), one needs a web cam, a printer, and a site that supports the service. For example, ZooBurst is such a site that has pop-up books that you can read. Attach your web cam, print the corresponding sheet, hold it in front of the camera, and you have a 3D book to show your class.
An example of what it LOOKS like:
Interested? Mrs. C @ JTY and I are already thinking of some great units that we can do with this for Reading!