The four levels of Inspiration Island offer more than 60 innovative events and interactive exhibits promoting well-being in Body, Mind, and Spirit. Their primary project for 12 years has been Whole Brain Health, and their collective of creative, compassionate individuals from all over the world welcomes you to a rich journey of discovery and community!
Addressing the challenges for females 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.
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.
Experience the compelling science educational opportunities available with virtual physics on April 5th! During the first hour, there will be a demonstration of the amazing self-powered machines by Emilin Nakamora, Ronda Barbosa, and Thuja Hynes. They will speak on discoveries about physics in Second Life. From 10am to 11am SLT, participants will build their own devices, guided by the presenters. Event is in text.
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.
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!
Established in 2014, the VW MOOC (Virtual Worlds Massive Online Open Course) is a month-long course on connecting online for collaborative learning and teaching through Second Life and other virtual spaces. More info at facebook.com/groups/vwmooc
Learn about the Oceans! This is a non-profit region where visitors learn about the oceans of the world and marine life. Visitors can visit the Marine Life Center, Fossil Beach, and Cape St. Francis. Dive down to the undersea lab, or visit the Abyss. There are submarine rezzers, SUPs, surfboards, and kayak rezzers here. Sea Turtle Rescue and Release role play available. Movie night first Thursday of the month. Music and dancing once a month on the Roof Deck. Ocean Gallery shows in the Marine Life Center. All donations support SEETurtles (seeturtles.org). Join the OCWA (Ocean Care World Alliance) group for upcoming events!
Fearless Nation PTSD Support is an RL 501c3 Nonprofit Organization for people with PTSD, their families, partners, children, and communities. They provide education, support, and advocacy. Since 2009 they've had a virtual online community that spans distance, with a small carbon footprint bringing people together for peer support, education, and advocacy for people with PTSD.
The Blue Orchid District is home of Sigma Upsilon Nu Sorority, a RL non-profit organization dedicated to sisterhood and education. The beautifully landscaped region has a fully staffed restaurant, monthly group Lupus Meetings, Live Poetry Night, and much more! For more info, visit sigmaupsilonnusl.wixsite.com/slsorority
EchoVets.org Band of Brothers non-profit is a new destination for all Veterans. They have current, up-to-date information that benefits YOU the Veteran, and the Veterans' families! Lots to do and see here! Stacy Maracas is a Female Desert Storm Combat Veteran, US Army, and has the knowledge of the systems in place to help Veterans and their family members. Come to EchoVets for camaraderie, answers, live help, brotherhood, and sisterhood. All Veterans are welcome!
Caledon Oxbridge University (COU) is an independent, community-supported, Second Life skill-training facility, located within the Victorian-Steampunk estate of Caledon. COU supports students of all avatar ages. A primary feature of COU is the seven-building walk-through tutorial, COU also has live, walk-in classes as well as live tutors in the plaza to answer questions and provide assistance.
Whole Brain Health on Inspiration Island, a partner of Rockcliffe Univ, provides information and offers regular activities that helps 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.
The goal of the VW Education Consortium (VWEC) is to bring educators together both to share what has been successful and to tackle obstacles across virtual platforms and communities. For more information contact: Valibrarian Gregg, Elli Pinion, or Dodge Threebeards.
The official home of the American Cancer Society in Second Life. Since 2005, cancer patients, caregivers, and volunteers have been able to receive services and support from the ACS in SL without having to leave the virtual world. Visit the island to learn more or to make a donation to fund the world's largest and most successful cancer research program. More info at relayforlife.com/secondlife
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