CyberFair Project ID: 8467

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International Schools CyberFair Project Narrative
Title: Plum form past to the future
Category: 3. Business and Community Organizations

School: Shenn-gang junior high school
    Chang-hwa, Taiwan, Taiwan

10 students, ages 13-14 worked together to complete this CyberFair project on March 14, 2019. They have participated in CyberFair in the following year(s): 2009-2019

Classes and Teachers: Chia-Wen Hsu

E-Mail contact:

Our School's Web Site: http://

Project Overview

1. Description of Our Community

“Feng Tou Shuei Wei” , which refers to the windy side and the end of water, is the most appropriate geographic description of Shengang Township. Shengang locates in the northwest of Changhua County. Its north is Dadu River and its west is Taiwan Ocean. Strong wind is a great advantage for wind power generation.

2. Summary of Our Project

We found that Taiwan's fruit plum industry development is veryspecial. This time we tried to find the context and traces of the plum industry by interviewing a plum cake factory in the township. Through this project, we believe that by understanding past cultural attitudes and persistence, we can find ways to create a better world in the future.

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:none

C. Connection speed used in the classroom:not sure

D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:2-3

4. Problems We Had To Overcome

At first, we have a data collection problem, but we had solved it in the library in Taiwan National Library. After that, we find it's hard to present the whole story about the owner of plum-cake factory.

5. Our Project Sound Bite

Little plum has a long story to us, from past to the future. It's a epitome of our culture.

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

During the project, we learn about the history of plum, and applied geographical knowledge to find what 's difference between two or more place.

Project Elements

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

10 computers for data collection and webpage, 3 cameras for interview, 3 library outside our district, 4 times oral interview.

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

The owner of plum-cake factory was very surprised, because we are the first project group to interview them. In the end of our project, we had made some cuisine with plum. Then, we share it to our classmate in the classroom, they were surprised that here we lived has a long story about plum.

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

Because of our project, the owner of plum-cake factory knows there are some people still care about the development of plum-cake. That made him so happy. And our classmates, parents, now know everything about plum.

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

The own of plum-cake factory gave us a lot of help, we won't complete this project without him. And our teacher, he took us to many place for this project. A lot of thanks to him.

5) Discoveries, Lessons and Surprises (Optional)

For the teenagers like us, we were very surprised that there were some people insisted on little things, but not create something to change this world.


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