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Fabricated Realities: Virtual Worlds, Mixed and Augmented Reality
Exploratorium in Second Life (Clip)
Date: March 17, 2011
Running Time: 00:13:35

Made by the Exploratorium's Teacher Institute, this "machinima"--a film made entirely in a virtual world, highlights the exhibits and recent events in Second Life on the Exploratorium Island and 'Sploland sims.
Virtual worlds! Machinima (films made entirely in virtual worlds)! MMOGs(Massively Multiplayer Online Games)! These interactive online genres incorporate elaborate, persistent digital landscapes inhabited by millions of web surfers who go there to learn, play, and create. Since 2006, the Exploratorium has inhabited the virtual world of Second Life, creating events, virtual exhibits, and an interactive learning environment. This collection showcases video and machinima about what we're doing these virtual environments and with mixing the real world with virtual realities.