CyberFair Project ID: 8410

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International Schools CyberFair Project Narrative
Title: National Civilized City
Category: 7. Environmental Awareness

School: Lanzhou 18th middle school
    Lanzhou, Gansu Province, China

4 students, ages 15-16 worked together to complete this CyberFair project on March 4, 2018. They have participated in CyberFair in the following year(s): 2008-2016

Classes and Teachers: Fengfa Yang Wenyan, He Shenglan, Su Yanping, He Haiping

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Our School's Web Site:

Project Overview

1. Description of Our Community

Our school is located in Honggu district, a remote Administrative Region under the jurisdiction of Lanzhou city. Local government pays less attention to the importance of protecting the environment in order to boost economic growth. The mountains of trash that pile up, air pollution and water pollution have yet to be fundamentally resolved. People's basic living environment gets overlooked. Local ordinary people have low attainments in knowledge, they smoke in public and leaving butts everywhere, don't observe traffic regulations. There are no plans on city construction.

2. Summary of Our Project

Building national civilized city is an important task of Lanzhou City government, it is the most important disposition and decision that local government makes, it becomes an important engine to promote the ecological change of city's both economically and socially, it also is a dream of Lanzhou people. In recent years, everyone of the whole city unite as one wall, one heart, one people to work hard, all kinds of work in city construction and management go up to a new stage, which has laid a solid foundation for building national civilized city.

We can see that, in the feature section 'summary on citizen participating civilized city construction ', citizen's commitment and strong expectation to build civilized city. It is a focus of our project study, and also a bright spot. Students, teachers and parents have joined in. The processes from publicizing at school, guide in class meeting to parents petitions activity, let us understand that all residents act in building civilized city.

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:1

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

1)Classes is quite high, there is no time for students to carry out activity. In such cases, we made most use of activities recess to weed and plough in garden. We act as volunteer labors to help old person across the zebra crossing, lead to people go through the road. In a word, we do our best to involve in the activity of building national civilized city.

2)We plagued with numerous problems concerning safety. Education department have the duty of ensuring the safety of the students. We are well organized to work disciplined under the leadership of teacher.

5. Our Project Sound Bite

Although our website looks simple, the procedure of project research is very difficult. We personally involved in activities of building civilized city. We believe that no pains, no gains. The title of “National Civilized City” as a whole civilization level comprehensive honorary title, we wish to get it. This is a big project, a city movement that needs the participation of every Lanzhou citizen.

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

The new curriculum clearly pointed out that high school students must participate in social practice, it is 6 points, take this opportunity, we launched our research activities. Not only completed the social practice but also completed the web works, it really kills two birds with one stone.

During the study, we obtained knowledge from many sources besides books, we learned about the requirement of civilized city. Our experiences made us love our homeland more, have a belief of building civilized city. We must do it, because we need harmonious and beautiful homeland.

Project Elements

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

Phone, Internet, Computer, PS, Word, DV, Pen and Paper

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

We participated in activities on building civilized city for ourselves. Teammates discussed and experienced under the leadership of teacher.

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

This project research is full of interesting which provides a precious opportunity for us. It's so glad to be here with teammates to participate in building civilized city, at the same time, the city cadres and the general public was moving,their environmental protection awareness has got very great improvement. They think it makes our home more beautiful, more environmentally harmonious. Civilized Lanzhou city becomes our proud.

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

Local people took their time to answer our questions in the course of practical activity, which has been playing an active role in our project.

5) Discoveries, Lessons and Surprises (Optional)

We play an important role to spread something. Government's departments stimulate public to participate in build civilized city by means of art performances, advertising campaign. Citizens' political consciousness has been greatly improved.

The lesson of that “Building civilized city” is a systemic project which needs long-term construction and maintenance. We want to be spreaders of safe and civilized fashion, practitioners of civilized behavior, vindicators of civilized traffic, and participants of social construction of civilization.

We experienced the hardships of our task. We should keep in mind the city of civilization. As the citizens are the masters of their city, what we do and what we say all represent the city's image.


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