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Session 2 - Doing more with your avatar

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PREREQUISITE: You must already have a Second Life avatar with a Mainland Passport

 

This workshop you will work in pairs.

 

Part 1 - free play at the Murdoch Library land, trying out a number of tasks in the Treasure Hunt.

 

Part 2 - Visit to an Educational Site

 

 

1. FREE PLAY AND TREASURE HUNT

 

Second Life Newbie Tips Created by jokay Wollongong and Sean McDunnough:

 

 

1. BE FRIENDLY

 

1.1 ADD A FRIEND:

Go to Communicate button > Friends >Add. Type in their name>Select

1.2 INSTANT MESSAGE

Go to Communicate button > Friends button>Click on the name>IM>Start typing in the chat box. OR right click on them and select IM.

GIVE THEM SOMETHING

1.3 Go to your inventory and find an object to drag onto your friend to give to them

TELEPORT THEM

1.4 Move away from your friend...way away. Go to Friends button>Click on the name>Select Teleport button.

2.FLY and LAND

 

2.1 Got to Fly button >Use arrow keys to control

 

2.2 Try to land in the centre of the patterned rug

3. ANIMATE

 

3.1 Stand on the dance floor

 

3.2 Click just once on the blue dance machine on the fence

3.3 Say "yes" to animation

3.4 Move around as you dance

3.5 Click once on the machine to stop dancing

4. RESEARCH

 

4.1 Go to the "Steps to research"

 

4.2 Find the sign with a picture of the web page and click on it to force your browser to the web page

4.3 Click on a few of the balls and see what happens

 

5. USE YOUR INVENTORY

 

5.1 Walk up the Steps to Research to the radio

5.2 Click on the radio to get your t-shirt

5.3 Go to Inventory button

5.4 Type "Murdoch" into the search box to find the t-shirt

5.5 Drag the t-shirt onto your avatar, or right click and select "wear".

6. GET THE MURDOCH LIBRARY STARTER PACK

 

6.1 Find the Large Murdoch Cube

6.2 Click on it

6.3 Accept the Folder offered

6.4 Click on items in a notecard to add them to your inventory before using them.

6.5 Beware, there is a bug that returns an "item cannot be retrieved from the database" for some items

7. BOUNCE ON THE TRAMPOLINE

 

7.1 Right click on the trampoline.

7.2 Select "bounce" from the pie chart

7.3 Select "Stand up" to stop bouncing

   

 

2. EDUCATIONAL SITE VISIT

2.1 We will visit one of these locations. Your choice.

2.1.1 Second Nature (Nature journal's home island): Here is its SLURL: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Second%20Nature/150/96/23

2.1.2 International SpaceFlight Museum: Here is its SLURL: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Spaceport%20Alpha/48/83/24

2.1.3 Terra Incognita

2.1.4 New Media Consortium

2.1.5 University of Ohio

 

For more landmarks, see Science Related Places in Second Life

 

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