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    • Pauline Randall (aka Liz Ferlinghetti) virtual-e Ltd
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      • Take a picture
      • Choose where you want to save it
      • If you choose to upload you must have some money in your account – it costs L$ 10 for each file
      • If you save to your computer select the file type you want to save as - .png, .jpg, .bmp
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      • Page up – fly higher
      • Page down – fly lower
      • Arrow keys
        • Up and down will make you go forwards and backwards
        • Left and right will make you go ... left and right!
    • And for an extra 10 points what does all this make? 1 Point 1 Point 1 Point 5 Points 1 Point 10 Points 5 Points 5 Points
      • The Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster was invented by  Zaphod Beeblebrox , a major character in the series. Its original, fictional, recipe is:
      • Take the juice from one bottle of that Ol' Janx Spirit .
      • Pour into it one measure of water from the seas of Santraginus V
      • Allow three cubes of Arcturan Mega-gin to melt into the mixture (it must be properly iced or the  benzene  is lost).
      • Allow four litres of Fallian marsh gas to bubble through it (in memory of all those happy Hikers who have died of pleasure in the Marshes of Fallia).
      • Over the back of a silver spoon float a measure of Qualactin Hypermint extract , redolent of all the heady odours of the dark Qualactin Zones.
      • Drop in the tooth of an Algolian Suntiger . Watch it dissolve, spreading the fires of the Algolian suns deep into the heart of the drink.
      • Sprinkle Zamphour .
      • Add an olive .
      • Drink...but  very carefully.
      • Hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy
      • Hold down the Alt key (and keep it held down!)
        • Move mouse to change focus and zoom distance
        • You can use
          • the mouse wheel to zoom in
          • left and right arrow direction keys to rotate your viewpoint horizontally (z axis)
          • Up and down arrow keys to zoom in and out
          • Page up and Page down to rotate vertically (x axis)
      • Notecards can contain
        • Text
        • Landmarks
        • Snapshots (must have full permissions
      • Saved into Inventory
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      • Work in teams and get as many balls as you can into the large hole at the end
      • The balls are objects with physical properties which can be moved by dragging
      • Physical objects are affected by gravity, wind etc
      • This pulls together everything that you have been doing this morning into a learning context.
      • Think about how you could use a similar activity – communication, discussion, collaboration, report writing etc
      • Also think about activities that you could develop in a similar way
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      • Work with your partner
      • Spend 20 minutes investigating – find the clues, follow the leads
      • Spend 15 minutes writing up what you have found
        • Tell the story
        • Include snapshots
        • Put together as a short presentation (PowerPoint?)
        • Be ready to present your story to the rest of the group
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    • Pauline Randall (Liz Ferlinghetti in Second Life) Second Life Solution Provider www.virtual-e.co.uk [email_address] virtual-e Island in Second Life http:// slurl.com/secondlife/virtual%20e/130/127/24 Follow me on Twitter: @virtualewit
      • Places to visit in Second Life and some useful websites
      • Ashridge Business School
      • CyMal Museums & Libraries
      • Imperial College London, Faculty of Medicine
      • Square One Market Research, Florida
      • University of Hawaii
      • Abyss Museum of Ocean Science - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Gun/55/42/82
      • Autodesk Island – Engineering Design - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Autodesk/220/117/22
      • Bowling Green State University - http://slurl.com/secondlife/BGSU%20Creation/255/255/33
      • Camp Darfur - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Better%20World/175/247/21
      • Chinese School - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Chinese%20School/130/196/22
      • Dresden Art Gallery - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Dresden%20Gallery/168/128/26
      • Edinburgh University - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Edinburgh%20University/128/128/28
      • Genome Island - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Genome/135/92/29
      • Leeds College of Art & Design - http://slurl.com/secondlife/The%20Collective/44/69/34
      • Streets of Baghdad - http://slurl.com/secondlife/Better%20World/182/192/23
      • Educause Review - http://connect.educause.edu/er?time=1222711572
      • Institutions & Organisations in SL - http://simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Institutions_and_Organizations_in_SL
      • Second Life – www.secondlife.com
      • Second Life Stats - http://secondlife.com/whatis/economy_stats.php
      • SLED (Second Life Educators) List - https://lists.secondlife.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/educators
      • SLED Blog - http://www.sl-educationblog.org/
      • Virtual Worlds Review - http://www.virtualworldsreview.com/info/categories.shtml
      • Virtual World Watch - http://virtualworldwatch.net/
      • Second Life Security - https://support.secondlife.com/ics/support/default.asp?deptID=4417&task=knowledge&questionID=5566