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Learning in a virtual world? See examples of education and nonprofits in Second Life, the leader solution for virtual meetings, events, training and simulations.


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Ashram of Brahma

Ashram of Brahma

Devoted to the teaching and practice of meditation, this idyllic ashram covers two regions of beautiful temples and gardens. Meditate in a setting inspired by the historical city of Rishikesh, India. Discover yourself and learn to meditate in a serene and tranquil environment. Take a class, receive individual instruction, or scan a library of yoga knowledge and practice.

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Oddprofessor's Science Center

Oddprofessor's Science Center

Oddprofessor's Science Center is a virtual physics lab used by the students at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf over at the Rochester Institute of Technology. The center is open to the public; stop by and see!

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The Science Circle

The Science Circle

The Science Circle is an alliance of scientists, educators and entrepreneurs. They gather twice a month with their student groups in SecondLife for field trips and presentations. For more information, be sure to visit http://sciencecircle.org/.

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Educational Sandbox

Educational Sandbox

The College of North West London is one of London's largest general further education colleges. This public sandbox is open to all residents of Second Life for building and scripting on the ground or in the sky. Help is always on hand from staff and general build information is located around the sand box.

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Second Life Cold War Museum

Second Life Cold War Museum

Welcome to the Second Life Cold War Museum. The Second Life Cold War Museum endeavors to educate and enlighten residents of Second Life about one of the most interesting and frightening periods of world history.

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Medieval Fantasy Grid Crier

Medieval Fantasy Grid Crier

Welcome to the best info hub for the discerning medieval fantasy Second Life role-player. The Medieval Fantasy Grid Crier is a regularly-updated list of all sorts of medieval and fantasy entertainment. Find hunts, fairs, roleplay regions, and high-quality stores for all your medieval fantasy and roleplay need.

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Redemption Cathedral, Antiochia

Redemption Cathedral, Antiochia

Antiochia is the Second Life campus of the Antiochia Scholarships Trust, a non-profit helping Middle East students attend Canadian universities. This destination re-creates Antiochia on the Orontes in 600 AD, combining Phoenician, Greek, Roman, and Byzantine architecture. The centerpiece is the Redemption Cathedral, modeled after the Hagia Sophia. Visit http://apa.antiochiatrust.org to learn more.

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University of the West of England

University of the West of England

This estate in Second Life supports a wide range of educational activities, including simulations in accident investigation, psychology, business ethics and financial accounting. The MA runs entirely in SL, which includes tutorials, building and scripting workshops and social activities with our students from around the world.

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Bunny Isles for Kenya

Bunny Isles for Kenya

Come explore Bunny Isles for Kenya, a cozy beach on the Lake Victoria shores. Sponsored by Brownsea NGO Gwassi-Kenya Project, this large community hosts a shopping mall, courses, musical and artistic events, with proceeds gping to the Harambee Schools in the Gwassi region of Kenya. Watch as virtual contributions become real aid.

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Canterbury Tales Virtual Pilgrimage

Canterbury Tales Virtual Pilgrimage

The Canterbury Tales Virtual Pilgrimage is a non-profit educational build of Literature Alive! Residents can learn about the life and times of Geoffrey Chaucer while "doing" the pilgrimage. Treasure chests with free prizes await for those that want to challenge themselves with CT trivia!

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