CyberFair Project ID: 6282

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International Schools CyberFair Project Narrative
Title: historical and cultural monuments
Category: 6. Historical Landmarks

School: Jin sha Middle school
    Wuwei City, Gansu Province, China

5 students, ages 14-15 worked together to complete this CyberFair project on March 4, 2010. They have participated in CyberFair in the following year(s): 2008?2009

Classes and Teachers: Pei Haiming

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Our School's Web Site:

Project Overview

1. Description of Our Community

Wu Wei has many places of history interests and heritage landscape. The famous places such as the ladder grottoes known as ancestor of caves; the so-called “Longyou’s best”—Wu Wei Confucian Temple; The one hundred pagoda temple ruins which seen Tibet came back to motherland; the famous place of Tibetan Buddhist Culture—Hai Fat Jong Temple. Moreover, there has the famous unearthed “copper running horse” in Leitai tomb of Han Dynasty, which is regarded as the symbol of China tourism. Therefore, Wu Wei also becomes the symbol city of China tourism.

2. Summary of Our Project

We turn a blind eye to these historical sites in our hometown, little is known about the topic of this research activity from the historical status of the Confucian Temple in Wuwei, architectural style, heritage and other aspects of in-depth study, the purpose is to enable students and the outside world in more detail, a more comprehensive understanding of the Confucian Temple in Wuwei, understanding Wuwei, and further inspire students to love the home-building home passion. Meanwhile, activities, exercises the students will have the ability to process information on the Internet, as well as the ability to communicate with the outside world.

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:1

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

D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:4-6

E. Additional comments concerning your computer and/or Internet access (Optional):

Although we are using optical fiber in the school now, but the computer's configuration is too low, so the computer speed is still very slow. Upload pictures, text, take a very long time, our time may be too nervous, and in addition to normal school to learn, we need to visit, interviews, gather information, create web pages. Can not afford to waste our time. The school computer classroom, only 30 computers to the Internet normally, but usually the reason for computer classes, we can only spend a few moments with the teachers, office computer, or weekends to Pei teacher's house Internet access, computer use has become our greatest difficulties.

4. Problems We Had To Overcome

The school computer classroom, only 30 computers to the Internet normally, but usually the reason for computer classes, we can only spend a few moments with the teachers, office computer, or weekends to Pei teacher's house Internet access, computer use has become our greatest difficulties.

5. Our Project Sound Bite

The theme of this event is 'historical monuments', we selected the 'Palace of the highest in school Longyou - the Confucian Temple in Wuwei', not only illustrating the historical status of the Confucian Temple in Wuwei, architectural style, heritage, his honor ceremony, etc. , but the main thing is closer to this event with the Ancient sages of our distance, and the Ancient sages up close and accepted the baptism of a deep ideological.

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

In this special research activities, in order to gather information, we have close contact with curricular and extracurricular, combined with language, history, geography, art, computer and other disciplines, in-depth excavation of Confucius and the Confucian Temple on the relevant information, access to a wealth of first-hand material. At the same time, the infection has been thought and nurtured, and more prefer to learn in these courses. To create a good learning atmosphere.

Project Elements

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

Hardware devices: computers, digital cameras, scanners, U disk, recording this. Computer Software: Photoshop photo processing, Microsoft Word text information editing, Internet Explorer Web browser.

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

When the teacher told us to participate in this web competition theme of 'historical and cultural monuments,' we are all dumbfounded. Really need to do some of them still do not know what we are full of doubt involved in this event. Through the library and online to find information, but also did not find much information. Then the teacher led us to visit the Confucian Temple in Wuwei, through site visits we have a general understanding of the Confucian Temple in Wuwei, but it is still a lack of detailed information. Second, multi-link through the school leaders, and found in Wuwei City Museum, Mr. Li Daxiang, Mr Lai received us warmly, and our activities to give a high level of appreciation: 'Your this event is very meaningful not only to let the world understanding of the Confucian Temple, but also let the public know more about our Wuwei. through the network, this platform, raised the concern of outsiders on the Wuwei, Wuwei This is good publicity. 'Wei Xiaomei Mr Lai also requested the guide led us to visit the Confucian Temple. Wei Aunt particular passion, she gives us a detailed explanation, also provide us with a lot of valuable information to make us an eye-opener, we Confucian Temple, there has been a new understanding.

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

We start this theme event a concern by many students, showing high interest in, have requested to participate in this activity. Team members are even more enthusiasm to the teachers, family members learn more about the Confucian Temple in Wuwei knowledge and stories. This activity led to pairs of students in his hometown and the recourse to historical sites to explore. So that people know more about his hometown hometown attractions, sentiment profound historical and cultural heritage hometown. At the same time, through the completion of this page, so that the outside world know more about the 'historical and cultural city - Wuwei' to attract more outsiders to come to Wuwei tourism, investment and doing business to stimulate Wuwei and fast economic growth.

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

The process of making web pages, the Confucian Temple in Wuwei uncle and aunt had given us tremendous support and help, they are very interested in our activities, an uncle, said: 'You have such a young age making his aspirations and ambitions people admire. 'uncles and aunties who not only provides us with a great deal of information, but also warmly encouraged to We must create a good website, and holding a prize to come back. On our website to give practical guidance, we recommend adding 'his honor ceremony,' this section, to increase the web page highlights the work, and we humbly accepted their recommendations. It is precisely because everyone's support and assistance that enabled the successful completion of our activities in this right care, support and help our teachers, experts, and other local people to express my heartfelt thanks! With your way of catching that we will thrive, there you have it in good faith and lead us to grow into towering trees.

5) Discoveries, Lessons and Surprises (Optional)

through this special research activities, I found that Confucius on around us, we seem to hear of his inculcation. Suddenly narrowed the distance between I and Ancient sages and feel of their broad-minded and heroic spirit.


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