1. Description of Our Community
'Old North Great Wall', commonly known as the Great Wall of red fruit, this Road, Great Wall began in the eastern foot of Helan the flat goumenzi, north, down the hill, along the mountain, the more the Baotou-Lanzhou Railway, Shida Road, red fruitTownship BMW village, town under yingzi to tail gate countryside Zhuang village, arrived in the the Yellow West Bank, a total length of more than thirty years. A beacon in the north side of the flat goumenzi. Back-to-back with the Beacon section of the Great Wall, about kilometers, is impaired inside and outside the valley with flat ditch interlinked, winding up into the mountains. This Great Wall 4.1 meters high, substrate width 2.6 m, 1.6 meters Dingkuan, Department of Shiji, loess Ben Zhu. Beacon eastward direction, where Xu Great Wall stone lot. Both sides of the puzzle in stone, in the middle to fill sand, gravel. Base width, left over from the end of this Great Wall is now more than four meters, top width of 2.2 m and 2.2m seven to four meters. On the Great Wall, as a result of the earthquake, caused by the upper and lower dislocation 1.05 m 1.25 m, the level of dislocation. The Great Wall of dislocation, to attract Chinese and foreign geologists to visit.
2. Summary of Our Project
'Is not dusty relics of this research project, we plan to start online and information to understand overview; then, our team went to the site, careful exploration, taking pictures to understand overview characteristics, inquiring' Old North Wall ruins dislocation, fracture, collapse, destroying the case; Finally, for the problems, multi-party inquiry, cooperative inquiry, to resolve. Round understanding of the 'Old North Great Wall construction, history and dislocation, fracture, collapse, destruction of reasons, efforts to study the site protection measures to solve the' Old North Great Wall ', reflects our wish to schools and other interested parties, called on teachers and students and other interested parties to take positive action to protect the ancient Great Wall ruins, do not let the ruins of civilization is covered with dust, swallowed up by modern civilization, this is the main purpose for this activity.
3. Our Computer and Internet Access
A. Percentage of students using the Internet at home:less than 20
B. Number of workstations with Internet access in the classroom:2-3
C. Connection speed used in the classroom:dedicated connection
D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:more than 6
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
We take pictures, exploration has encountered great difficulties, especially to the beacon tower on the mountain climb, the more difficult the encouragement and help of two teachers, we helped each other to overcome the difficulties, careful exploration and shootlots of photos.We have no advantages in using Internet. Our school now gets access to the Internet via China Tietong. The internet connection is weak and there is only one computer room for searching information. What’s worse, our teaching building is quite far from computer room, so we has much limited time to use computer during short break time. Moreover, the students involved are all from countryside who get no computer at home, so they have to prepare competition work in e-lesson preparation office in their spare time.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
Our research program has gained strong support from school leaders and relevant local people. To fulfill our aim to protect the historical site of ancient civilization through cooperative research, we have released photos, research materials onto the website of our school, so as to attract more students and teachers to join us and give their opinions, suggestions and conduct discussions. In order to arouse their awareness of protection and interest in making web pages, our team members always explain to them patiently and help them master the knowledge about web pages.
6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
Our research program of “Old North Great Wall – The Uncovered Historical Remains” corresponds with the needs of the development of new curriculum which has plans and explicit demands for comprehensive learning, inquiry learning and all subjects. Our research is included among comprehensive learning and inquiry learning. It involves subjects such as Chinese, history, geography and information technology. The research is not only a great help for us to exercise our ability of collecting and sorting information, observing, operating, cooperative researching and practicing, but also a help for us to learn scientific culture better, promote the development of teaching work and comprehensive courses of our school. At the same time, as a school-based course, web page making has been offered for many years in our school. Moreover, we have won prizes for many times in this field, which has encouraged more students to take part in the activity and improved their ability of many aspects, thus promoting the development of the school-based course as well as making the web page the feature and highlight of our school.