Second Life places

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'Educational' islands

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Camput: Teen Second Life Teen education This is owned by Linden Labs, who provide space on it for folk who have good proposals for educational groups who want to work with Teens. Check out the blog on EdBoost's work - which is about teaching teens to program.
Schome Park General - schome The schome community island in the Teen Grid.

See The Schome Park bliki or go the the Schome Park sitemap for more info.

SchomeBase General - schome The schome community island in the Main Grid.

See The SchomeBase bliki or go the the SchomeBase sitemap for more info

The Ivory Tower of Building Primitives SL tutorials Not just a useful tutorial on the basics of creating objects but is also an interesting use of space to lay out some complex instructions.
New Media Consortium Campus NMC Electric Sheep build, good range of resources for educators; overview movie.
Campus: Second Life Linden Labs first educational space Pathfinder Linden's hosted space for educators
English Village Language teaching space Includes a holodeck which can change into a variety of classroom spaces at the click of a button
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Science focussed places

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Domain

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The international spaceflight museum Astronomy

Space flight

A very popular and well known site
Solar Eclipse Planetarium Astronomy
Shows the potential for linking real life events with Second Life
Virtual Eco-system Ecology An island with a virtual ecosystem to explore
NOAA's Virtual World National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Earth System Research Laboratory to explore climate change etc
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Medicine/Health focussed places

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HealthInfo Island Health I (MGaved) had a good conversation with the librarian there, this is some initiative from a Dutch university at Gronigen. They have an academic Medical Library and a Consumer Health Library in this SL space.
Virtual Hallucinations Mental health Lets you get an 'insider view' of what its like to be schizophrenic
Virtual Neurological Education Centre Mental Health A good demonstration of the simulation possibilities of Second Life
Heart Murmer Sim Medical assessment exercise A tool to allow trainee medics to diagnose different forms of Heart Murmer
Second Health Second Health A sim devoted to looking at what health care in the future might be like. Check out the associated website for more info
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Realistic re-creations of places

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Domain

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Paris 1900 History

Geography

Realistic re-creation of Paris in 1900 - very neat.
Roma History March with the Roman Legions
Virtual Morocco Virtual Field trip A representation of Morocco created by a group of students after a real world field trip
New Globe Theatre Arts A Second Life representation of the Globe Theatre, with avatars performing plays
Second Louvre Museum Arts Like the Louvre ...
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Libraries

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Domain

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ICT Library ICT A must visit location - everything from links to places to visit through to free scripts for things like picture displays. Everyone should spend a little time here.
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Museums

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Domain

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Sci-Fi Museum Sci-Fi Includes a holodeck that you can use ...
Bayside Beach Galleria Arts Bayside Beach Galleria Museum of Contemporary Art
Artsplace Arts
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Links to other lists of Second Life places

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Domain

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SimTeach Educational sites A wiki which lists top educational sites
edumuve.com Education Sites of interest to educators in Second Life
A Second Life for Your Museum Museums Paper about museums in Second Life - lots of interesting links ...

Full title is A Second Life for Your Museum: 3D Multi-User Virtual Environments and Museums

The SciLands blogg Science A blogg about the SciLands - a cluster of islands all with a specific focus on science. The blogg provides links to relevant sites.
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