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by WindySchor
Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:32 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: EnergyTeachers' presence in Second Life
Replies: 12
Views: 20594

Open House at Sustainable Energy Science Lab 2009-07-21

http://slurl.com/secondlife/Etopia%20Island/225/48/36
I'm hosting an open house at our lab on Etopia Island in Second Life. From 10AM to 12PM, Pacific Daylight Savings Time.
Please visit and see my newest tools for studying wind.
by WindySchor
Fri May 01, 2009 5:19 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: EnergyTeachers' presence in Second Life
Replies: 12
Views: 20594

Wind energy results from 5-month test

Using 5 months of data, collected at our Vestas V52 turbine ("Big Turbine") at Etopia Island, we have shown how wind speeds affect the performance of the turbine. In the graphs below, the first shows the power curve of the Vestas V52, according to the manufacturer. The second shows how often the win...
by WindySchor
Fri Mar 27, 2009 6:37 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: EnergyTeachers' presence in Second Life
Replies: 12
Views: 20594

Our Second Life Lab added as a Project at EnergyTeachers.org

I noticed that our lab is now an official "project" now that EnergyTeachers.org has a projects section:
http://energyteachers.org/project_detai ... oject_id=6
by WindySchor
Thu Oct 23, 2008 2:58 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: EnergyTeachers' presence in Second Life
Replies: 12
Views: 20594

New wind histogram in Second Life

Solar Sierra and I have created a "Sustainable Energy Science Lab" at Etopia in Second Life: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Etopia%20Island/221/57/23 Yesterday I created an add-on to my wind turbine there. The turbine keeps track of how much energy it produces every second, according to a real-life pow...
by WindySchor
Sat Sep 20, 2008 5:12 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Windy Schor, Second Life denizen
Replies: 0
Views: 4085

Windy Schor, Second Life denizen

You will find me at Etopia Island in Second Life, taking a wrench to an anemometer, or perhaps a tram. I like creating millions of points of data about wind. I'm tired of hearing "physics is phun." I don't like talking down to students. I tell them what I think of physics, that it is interesting, po...
by WindySchor
Sun Jun 01, 2008 9:57 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: EnergyTeachers' presence in Second Life
Replies: 12
Views: 20594

Wind Education discussion in Second Life

I will be facilitating a discussion about wind in Second Life, a virtual online reality (see more articles in this thread about SL). Representing RL educational organization EnergyTeachers.org, I will lead a discussion about building educational devices using SL wind. The wind flowing through Second...