eXtension Virtual Worlds Update

Second Life celebrates its 9th birthday June 18-24 with more than 300 exhibits, live performances and presentations, and a hub linking to related festivities all across the grid. The eXtension booth will be located at http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/FruitIslands%20SL9B%20Fun/221/104/21

eXtension Second Life is offering a way to learn, explore, and network at a new weekly “Metaverse Meetup”! Any Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. Eastern Time, drop by the Virtual State Fair in the Second Life world for a gathering of educators from the land-grant system and beyond. The starting point for the events will be http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Morrill/85/14/24

Eastern Time 3:00-3:30 intros, updates and schmoozing
3:30-4:30 program (tour, speaker or activity)
4:30-5:00 help session for new users

A highlight of Second Life programs for June 2012 includes:

6/12 Tour the Frontier Project replica build of a 14,000 square-foot demonstration building, water-efficient gardens, and rainwater capture system.
6/19 Explore the SL9B expo, and help staff the eXtension booth there
6/26 Visit Maya Island, winner of a 2012 Federal VW Challenge award, and meet the developers from University of Washington.

All of eXtension’s online resources about virtual worlds are now easily accessible at http://www.extension.org/3D