Friday, August 12, 2011

2013 EDU: eXtension Virtual State Fair

eXtension Virtual State Fair 
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State Fair, the gateway
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The Virtual State Fair is an interactive learning space designed as an entertaining way to introduce the Second Life community to the vast educational resources of the Cooperative Extension system.  
To see the Virtual  State Fair, go here:
Location Link. Click to go or drag to the viewer screen:
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Morrill/129/4/25
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Land-grant universities (also called land-grant colleges or land-grant institutions) are institutions of higher education in the United States designated by each state to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Land-grant_university
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Sight-seeing Balloon ride
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A narrated trip across the fair
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The new website:
www.extension.org
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Links to affiliated schools
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Near the corner of University and Entertainment, you will find posters linking to many affiliated land-grant universities.  There are more posters on Livestock, farther down on University.
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A tent-full of informative exhibits 
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eXtension Launched in 2008 , eXtension is an Internet-based educational partnership of the 74 institutions of the Land-Grant university system that provides access to dynamic and evolving  research-based information and learning opportunities 24/7/365. 
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Rides and treasure hunts
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Gamification. ADHD-friendly

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Newcomer: Become a Linden Hunter! Gamification!
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The gamification of ants
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Art and contests
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Video-Machinima
      

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