The Seafarer Marine Institute is dedicated to advancing knowledge of the oceans through interactive Second Life experience. The Institute has a sustained commitment to science and education through a marine center that includes graphics and displays with informative educational materials. It also includes an underwater observation habitat with marine life and boats for use above the water.
Addressing the challenges for women undertaking study and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics, Women In S.T.E.A.M. by Thuja Hynes, celebrates remarkable individuals and presents forward-looking and pro-active options for all.
Whole Brain Health (WBH) on Inspiration Island, a partner of Rockcliffe Univ, provides information and offers regular activities that help you stay fit, have fun, and stretch your mind, body, and spirit! Earn honors and L$ rewards by solving quests and hunts. Make new friends in this diverse, innovative, and caring community.
Come ride a magnetically-powered space elevator into geostationary orbit! The Space Elevator at Bowness simulates what it's like to be in a Space Station 3600 km (2200 miles) above Earth. The concept of a space elevator using carbon nanotubes is currently being evaluated by NASA, and should become viable within decades.
Learn more about geography, geomorphology, and the earth sciences by exploring this island and interacting with its exhibits. Highlights include the ability to walk directly inside a volcano, an earthquake simulator, and a climate change/reef health simulation.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe is an ongoing mission that is revolutionizing our understanding of the Sun and improving our ability to forecast major space-weather events that impact life on Earth. The exhibit includes a detailed model of the spacecraft, a scale model of the inner solar system, mission information, and current news.
Explorer Island is home to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Second Life. From NASA's California Institute of Technology, this exhibit showcases and explores the history of space travel and its related technologies. Come see the history, and explore space and technology.
Tiny cells and proteins make a big impression on this build dedicated to the study of microbiology. Step inside a rotating plasma membrane, check out elaborate dioramas, and play interactive games designed to teach students and scholars alike more about the micro world.
Healthcare PRO Brielle MacXaris curates this comprehensive resource about health issues, respected options, and the latest research. Interactive and engaging materials in English and Spanish. Share your pandemic experience, and take the new Vaccination Survey!
Walk through this giant Interactive build that shows functional areas of the human brain. Brain regions activate (glow) based on functions, such as dancing and love. Developed by Osangar and expanded upon by the WBH team, in cooperation with DavidArguna, a neuroscientist.
Take a self-guided tour of the Maya and Inca civilizations! Explore Maya astronomy, math, writing, architecture, and fashion, and be amazed at the vastness of the Inca empire at its peak. Everything is shown in English and Spanish. - ¡Haz un recorrido autoguiado por las civilizaciones maya e inca! Explore la astronomía maya, las matemáticas, la escritura, la arquitectura y la moda, y sorpréndase con la inmensidad del imperio inca en su apogeo. Todo se muestra en inglés y español.
Explore archived materials from the major poets of World War I, such as Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon. Manuscripts, letters, and diaries are supplemented with streaming video and audio to provide an incredible insight into life in the trenches during 1914-1918.
The Museum of Computing History in Blackslough, next to the Sea of Fables, is a creative and educational space to learn about the history of computing. They currently have a number of exhibits including Pre-PC Early Computers, Personal Computers, Telecommunications, Artificial Intelligence, Gaming, Influential People, Security, Data Centers, and Interactive Fiction.
The LGBTQ History Museum and Cultural Center in Dalton across from the historic Linden Village is a creative and educational space for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender history and culture. Exhibits include LGBT Activism, Influential People, and HIV/AIDS education.
The Peale in Baltimore, which is housed in the first purpose-built museum building in the United States, has extended its reach into the virtual world known as Second Life. While the current pandemic may prevent many people from visiting the Peale in person, this ambitious new project allows virtual visitors to explore the 1814 museum building online and attend curated exhibits and interactive events safely from the comfort of their homes. For more information, visit: thepealecenter.org
MEROE Museum is the Home of Black and Aboriginal cultures in Second Life. The Museum's purpose is to provide a safe space for the repository of black culture from across the diaspora, and a place for dialog in an effort to resolve many of the conflicts that plague our communities. More info at: meroemuseum.com
Welcome to Eatonville, a living, interactive museum paying homage to the strength and beauty of the African-American diaspora through an examination of popular Black Literature. Walk around the town and turn your sounds on to feel lived experiences of African-Americans through the times, through an exploration of culturally-affirming Black literature.
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