CyberFair Project ID: 5624

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International Schools CyberFair Project Narrative
Title: Wufeng Temple
Category: 5. Local Attractions (Natural and Man-Made)

School: Halazhigou middle school
    Xining, Qinghai, China

5 students, ages 13-16 worked together to complete this CyberFair project on February 15, 2009. They have participated in CyberFair in the following year(s): none

Classes and Teachers: Cao shengqi, Chen yi

E-Mail contact:

Our School's Web Site:

Project Overview

1. Description of Our Community

Wufeng Temple is located on Wufeng Mountain which is 15 kilometers in the northwest of Weiyuan Town in Huzhu County. It is 45 kilometers away from Xining. The mountain got its name because its five peaks are like five fingers. Wufeng Temple was first built in 1642. It was made in the classical temple style. It became famous in the Qing Dynasty as one of the eight scenic spots in Huangzhong. It is also one of the five tourist areas of Tu minority group in Huzhu County.

2. Summary of Our Project

Wufeng Temple is a place of interest with a long history and natural scenery. And it also has great influence on the local culture and customs. Our research is mainly about Wufeng Temple. And we use our web to show you our research.

3. Our Computer and Internet Access

A. Percentage of students using the Internet at home:none

B. Number of workstations with Internet access in the classroom:4-6

C. Connection speed used in the classroom:dial-up modem

D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:1

4. Problems We Had To Overcome

We want to give our thanks to the employees in Town and Talent Co.,Ltd. as well as to Miss Li Zhihua. It is the first time for us to design web. We searched for the necessary information and consult relevant books to work out the framework of our webside, to collect data and to design the web. We also experienced a lot of setbacks such as missing the way and lacking computer skills. However, through the effort by all of us, we overcame all these difficulties int the end.

5. Our Project Sound Bite

As long as we work hard, we can finally succeed. Through environmental protection, human beings and nature can live in harmony.

6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?

This activity is rather interesting to us, because it is the first time for us to learn something out of the classroom. And our ability to practise, to adapt and to communicate has also been improved through the activity. Our horizon has also been widened. As long as we work hard, we can gain something in the end.

Project Elements

1) What information tools & technologies did you used to complete your CyberFair project?

Hardware: computers, digital cameras, scanners Software: Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Microsoft word, Outlook Express, Internet Explorer, ACDSee, CuteFtp Communication tool: E-mail, BBS, FTP Server, 56K dialing to Internet

2) In what ways did you act as "ambassadors" and spokespersons for your CyberFair project both on-line and in person.

Wufeng Temple is not only a scenic spot, but also the hometown of people of Tu minority group. We should try our best to protect it, protect the natural environment. As middle school students in the modern times, we should be responsible fro protecting the historic site. Let all of us make our own contribution to protecting it.

3) What has been the impact of your project on your community?

Through the combination of theory and practice, we have learned a lot and also will have a great influence. Our activity is greatly supported by the local people, as well as our parents. They give us some guidance in the interview, as well as some introduction to the temple. When they were told that we will show the temple to other people through the form of the web, all of them were rather happy and admired us. When we picked up the plastic bags thrown by the tourists, they also praised us. We ourselves also feel we have done something really meaningful. In the future, we will do more to show the natural beauty here to other people and call on more people to protect our environment.

4) How did your project involve other members of your community as helpers and volunteers?

We want to give our thanks to the employees in Town and Talent Co.,Ltd. as well as to Miss Li Zhihua.

5) Discoveries, Lessons and Surprises (Optional)

Through this activity, we realized the application of knowledge learned in class is really important. To complete our task, we have combined several subjects together such as artistics, humanities, geography, Chinese, biology, chemistry and computer. Our horizon has been widened. The ability to practise, to learn and to communicate has also been improved. We are also more aware of the importance of protecting the historic site and we will try our best to do it well.


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