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What is it?
Why use it?
How to use it?
Lessons and Activities
Some ideas of how to introduce and use SL in class
This is based on activities used at Kids Connect.
Basic skills using Second Life ‘tutorial’
Building simple 3D objects (hats and chairs)
Scripting pet rocks and objects with sounds
Creating buildings and structures
Photo scavenger hunt
Personal space for each student
Kids Connect Second Life Activities
by Kate and Sean Farrell
Second Life Workshop Ideas
A set of lesson plans for
to provide an interesting set of activities which can be used to learns about using
. The activities should all be designed for use in a practical, direct way and reflect the use of
as a communication tool and art space.
Note:* For now this page is a list of ideas to be developed into more detailed lesson plans.
Basics of Movement
walking and running
British Bulldog group game - (get to the other side without abuse report pop-up!)
That Popup has been removed.
slalom (timed) through hoops
Moving objects around in Second Life
pass the parcel (click to open multilayered object - take out object inside - last person = prize )
Animations and poses
musical statues (dance and pose)
sitting and driving cars
Chatting and IM
Chinese whispers (IM to person next to you in circle)
Would be useful to set up a mass friending of everyone to everyone on the project early in project
Different pass the parcel - pass through inventory - drag onto person or profile
Taking photos in SL
or private alternative picture hosting (?Drupal with plugins to interpret attachments?)
Scavenger hunt round Teen SL
Find tool, Transporting, Saving and using landmarks
Treasure hunt around sim - find landmarks, making and taking staged pictures and posting to shared space.
Machima - record short video clips from scavenger hunt)
Areas for the sim
Appearance in Second Life
Changing clothes, using folders for outfits
Altering Clothes - length, colour etc.
Changing Avitar appearance - saving skin and shape - making copies
Attaching objects to body
flexi skirts and cloaks
piercings and body mod
Fancy Dress party - create costume (what theme?)
Carnival parade type builds and big attachments -- (textures?)
Design a pop star
Enterprise Activities in Second Life
(to be completed)
Designing and Creating Objects
change size, shape, copy, texture
upload and display photos
use handles, use numbers to change position
-- idea: dutch style house, resources?
Kids Connect logo and sculpture
shape matching game - patterns on floor, build and link prims to match cross section
learn how to put a script in an object
Floating text script
Give notecard script
by Cubey Terra
Kids Connect Media Player
Soundscape and Audio Interactive Objects
Soundpic : prebuild a script to play a short sound clip on being clicked
Add this to a
which students can access and use
adapt to make it into a phantom, transparent prim covering a large volume with sensor script to play sound on collision
Tools and directions to create and upload a sound clip in suitable format (remember time limits in SL - 10 sec?)
help on how to format text
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