CyberFair Project ID: 6764

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International Schools CyberFair Project Narrative
Title: Taiwan coconut
Category: 4. Local Specialties

School: Chong-Wen Junior High School
    Pingtung County, Taiwan, Taiwan

5 students, ages 13-15 worked together to complete this CyberFair project on March 14, 2011. They have participated in CyberFair in the following year(s): None

Classes and Teachers: Chang Fang-Ming ; Tsai Chung-Han;Chih Shih-yang

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Project Overview

1. Description of Our Community

It is extremely hot in summer in Pingtung . Lots of people drink coconut juice for it creates cooling refreshment while drinking . We highly recommend it .

2. Summary of Our Project

To complete our project , we have searched much information , including cuisine?crafts?of coconuts . Then we went to Mr. Tsei Suei-Ming for an advanced survey , and revised what we already had .

3. Our Computer and Internet Access

A. Percentage of students using the Internet at home:more than 50%

B. Number of workstations with Internet access in the classroom:more than 6

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

D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:more than 6

4. Problems We Had To Overcome

1. Lack of experience of editing webpages / software. Solution : Go find our teacher or classmate who knows how to do . 2. Limited time

5. Our Project Sound Bite

It is wonderful for our student to participation in International Schools CyberFair.They learned more in the internet.

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

For a long time , coconuts are treated as food , beverages , oil plants or dairy , while its shell has been regarded as wastes . Now see if we can turn it into useful ones .The international trade of coconut shell fiber are mainly from India and Sri Lanka .The fiber is widely used for conservation of water and soil in case of the mudsilde .It also helps with gardening .The fiber complex can also be used to make wooden boards , containers or materials for architecture.The mixture of coconut fiber with other artificial fiber can be turned into both high valued and technological products , like seatbelts .Also it can be made into coconutweb for conservation of water and soil.'The active carbon 'is another option . The fiber flowerpot , the fiberturf ,the palmfiber , coconut soap , fiber shoe-pads , coconut carving , fiber mats , sandals or slippers ,you name it .

Project Elements

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

Tools we use :Notebook(1)?pen(1)?recorder(1)?printer(1)?laptop(2)?pen-driver(2)?desktop(10) Software : ACDSee 6.0?Cyber Link Medi@Show?PhotoImpact 12?Microsoft Office Front Page 2003?Microsoft Word2003

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

How to play an 'ambassador' through the Internet in the name of team or individually ? Beside going to the library , we interviewed Mr. Tsei Suei-Ming and Lin Da-Long for searching information. Special thanks to Mr. Tsei and Mr. Lin .

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

What has inflenced the team through completing the project ? We knew very little at the beginning , and now we`ve learned a lot .

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

we interviewed Mr. da-long Lin and Mr. shuei-ming Tsai who well-known the specialty about Pingtung coconuts.Thanks for many peaple who help us.


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