Task 1: Publish Your Research
and publish a web-based project, based on information about your local community.
IMPORTANT: Make sure you focus on the
current year's theme.
- Identify and describe your 'local community.' The defined community need not be restricted by geographic location.
- Select one of the eight CyberFair categories
and conduct a
research project involving your selected community and its resources.
- Publish your web project on the Internet.
Task 2: Reflect
Describe the research process and learning outcomes by completing your
Project Narrative and linking to your
IMPORTANT: The CyberFair Project Narrative must be submitted using the
official narrative form. You may access the project narrative form from
your personal CyberFair Checklist.
Observe and record the following elements
of your project and include that information in the required Project Narrative. You may
want to assign 3-5 students to act as project historians to observe and describe these
- Describe how the activities and research
conducted by your students supported
required coursework, curriculum requirements,
and content standards.
- Describe how your project reflects a
of students interacting with their communities
and the use of information
- Describe how your students functioned as
"ambassadors" and spokespersons for their
project both on-line and in person.
- Describe the impact that that CyberFair
will have on your community.
- Describe how the project engaged local
businesses and industry experts as volunteers,
contributing their time and technical
When conducting original research and publishing a report or project, it
is always necessary to identify the source of your information. See
examples of how to
cite sources and create a bibliography.
Task 3: Evaluate
Participate in a
Peer Review Evaluation process to select and rank other
CyberFair web projects.
- Provide insightful feedback about other
- Read and discuss the feedback and
comments that your own project receives.