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eXtension in SL resources:

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Facebook group "Cooperative Extension Second Life." Please join if you are on Facebook. News and events are posted there.

eXtension SL wiki http://collaborate.extension.org then choose "Cooperative Extension Second Life Educators". Events calendar is here along with progress notes, meeting minutes, how-to topics, and the wonderful Global Kids Second Life Curriculum

These folks are eXtension in SL mentors, please feel free to IM them in SL if you need help
★Brianna Beresford
★DFox Spitteler
★Thadicus Caligari

Here are some Youtube videos of eXtension in SL. They are useful if you want to show SL to someone without logging in.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vm96vfC-YY0 eXtension - Virtual State Fair
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5KajOerENQ eXtension - Live-ability House
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRvzWI3-SYM extension - Turfgrass
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyscHipKkkc Virtual Health Inspector game
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjKP3Eu3nDY Be an Ant Detective game
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZsAat_UjCg ACE/NETC Mixed Reality Mixer


Other valuable resources:
Second Life newly updated and very helpful website http://secondlife.com
You need the latest version of Quicktime to view media in Second Life http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/
Second Life system requirements https://secure-web31.secondlife.com/my/support/system-requirements/
SL Educators email list https://lists.secondlife.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/educators
SL Video tutorials http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Video_Tutorials
Simteach wiki http://www.simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page
Bibliography of Second Life Education http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~mpepper/slbib
Virtual Reality and Education: Information Sources; A Bibliography http://vr.coe.ecu.edu/vpbib.html
About Teen Second Life http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Teen_Second_Life
Pew Internet on Teens and Games http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2008/Teens-Video-Games-and-Civics.aspx
Global Kids online leadership program http://globalkids.org/?id=5
Skoolaborate http://www.skoolaborate.com/
Metaverse Journal http://www.metaversejournal.com
Suffern Middle School In Second Life http://ramapoislands.edublogs.org/

Interesting places to go in SL:
(note: to use a slurl link, log into Second Life, then click on them here in this document or cut and paste the slurl into your web browser.)

eXtension sites
Cooperative Extension Home Base http://slurl.com/secondlife/Morrill/151/14/24
Virtual County Extension Office http://slurl.com/secondlife/Morrill2/184/195/24
eXtension on Eduisland http://slurl.com/secondlife/Eduisland/60/44/21

Second Life skills
Virtual Ability Island tutorial http://slurl.com/secondlife/Virtual%20Ability/170/99/23
The Particle Lab http://slurl.com/secondlife/Campus/155/142/29
Campus Second Life http://slurl.com/secondlife/Campus/155/142/29
The Ivory Tower of Primitives http://slurl.com/secondlife/Natoma/210/164/27
New Citizens Incorporated http://slurl.com/secondlife/The%20Tech/126/244/36

Second Life Libraries
Info Island http://slurl.com/secondlife/Info%20Island/112/105/33
Alliance Virtual Library http://slurl.com/secondlife/Info%20Island/117/39/33
Caledon Library http://slurl.com/secondlife/Caledon%20Victoria%20City/128/128/24
State Library of Kansas http://slurl.com/secondlife/Cybrary%20City%20II/36/164/22
Library of Illumination http://slurl.com/secondlife/Illumination%20Island/83/151/23

Second Life educational exhibits
Brainiac http://slurl.com/secondlife/Afton/31/98/117
Genome Island http://slurl.com/secondlife/Genome/127/128/48
Second Nature http://slurl.com/secondlife/Second%20Nature%203/133/180/35
Heart Murmur Sim http://slurl.com/secondlife/Waterhead/125/56/32
NOAA http://slurl.com/secondlife/Meteora/177/161/27
Social Simulation Research Lab http://slurl.com/secondlife/Hyperborea/199/100/23
International Spaceflight Museum http://slurl.com/secondlife/Spaceport%20Alpha/ 137/128/451
Nanotechnology Island http://slurl.com/secondlife/Spaceport%20Alpha/137/128/451

City replicas and other real world locations
London http://slurl.com/secondlife/Knightsbridge/171/159/22
Dublin http://slurl.com/secondlife/Dublin/125/161/25
Virtual Morocco http://slurl.com/secondlife/Dublin/125/161/25
Moscow http://slurl.com/secondlife/Moscow%20Island/128/190/0
Sistine Chapel http://slurl.com/secondlife/Vassar/200/90/25
Japan http://slurl.com/secondlife/Japan%20Kanto/91/176/31
Art Centers, Museums and Live Music areas
Land of Lincoln http://slurl.com/secondlife/The%20Tech/126/244/36
Muse Isle http://slurl.com/secondlife/Muse%20Isle/81/155/28

Weekly Programs
Science Friday http://slurl.com/secondlife/The%20Tech/126/244/36
Metanomics http://slurl.com/secondlife/The%20Tech/126/244/36
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