Education & Nonprofits
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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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The Frontier Project is a 14,000-square-foot demonstration building that has obtained a LEED® Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The building educates consumers, commercial builders, and sustainable advocates regarding the latest methods and technologies in water, energy, and site conservation.View this destination »
The UK's publicly-funded healthcare system, known as the NHS, also has a home in Second Life. This region offers visitors a tour of some hospital buildings that aim to represent the future of medical care throughout the nation.View this destination »
This region provides information about OneClimate.net, an organization which believes people need to be fully aware of the threat of climate change and work together to bring about a fair and sustainable world.View this destination »
The virtual mine is an educational 3D environment and game that teaches about mountain top removal, coal fired power production, alternative energies, and the amazing music and culture in the Appalachian mountains. The mine, which was featured in a documentary presentation last year, recently won an Emmy nomination. Check out more information at http://bit.ly/plvN7w.View this destination »
Learn more about Mayan civilization in this expansive 3D project, developed by students of the University of Washington. Highlights include a Mayan medical village, a science and astronomy center and an explorer's cove.View this destination »
Educators at the Arkansas State University use Second Life to instruct students and lead discussions. Students and anyone interested in learning more are welcome to visit. Read more at http://pdx.be/a018.View this destination »
The Virtual State Fair is home of the Cooperative Extension System, a large, informal education organization in Second Life. Games, rides, exhibits, and learning tools are offered to the public, while meeting and conferencing facilities are available to educators.View this destination »
Interact with more than 100 Exploratorium-inspired exhibits at SploLand.View this destination »
Visit The Garden for the Missing, where 200 missing persons are displayed. Over 100,000 people are currently missing in the U.S. right now. Can you help?View this destination »
Visit the official Second Life home of Queen's University. This virtual space is used as an online resource for several courses for the Ontario, Canada-based academic institution.View this destination »
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