2014: Inspire and Unite!
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn
more, do more and become more, you are a leader."
~John Quincy Adams
As the twenty-second century
approaches, youth must begin thinking and
caring about the world they will inhabit. In partnership with the World Future
Society, youth are asked to share their dreams for the future - by
thinking about the possible future, the probable future, the
preferable future and the preventable future. Projects that best
illustrate "future thinking," are invited to
WorldFuture 2014, July 11-13, 2014
Orlando, Florida, USA.
- Please select one of the following 8
categories for your
web-based research project.
- Discussion questions and
starter activities are provided as guidelines to getting started.
- Schools are encouraged to
coordinate with other schools in their district, so that different schools choose
different categories, rather than duplicate the same information.
website and/or create a video story that spotlights famous or important people in your community (e.g. politicians,
authors, artists, musicians, sports figures).
2: Community Groups
and Special Populations
Design a website and/or create a video story that showcases unique, interesting, or
specific community populations.
Businesses and Organizations
Design a website and/or create a video story that showcases local businesses or organizations
(e.g. chamber of commerce, city hall, hospitals, banks, libraries, boys & girls clubs,
civic clubs, stores and shops).
|CATEGORY 4: Local Specialties,
Sports and Health
Design a website and/or create a video story that showcases local
specialties and unique items or things produced, grown, or raised in
your community (e.g. crafts, foods, produce,
Design a website and/or create a video story that showcases local or
unique sports, games, or health programs. (e.g.
surfing, skiing, rock climbing, jump rope jingles, sporting events,
health awareness, or substance abuse prevention programs).
||CATEGORY 5: Local Attractions (Natural and Man Made)
Design a website and/or create a video story that showcases local natural and man-made
attractions (e.g. rivers, oceans, mountains, museums, zoos, parks, camp grounds).
||CATEGORY 6: Historical Landmarks
Design a website and/or create a video story that documents and
showcases local historical landmarks (e.g. Missions, battle fields, architecture,
cemeteries, street names). Learn
||CATEGORY 7: Environmental Awareness and Issues
Design a website and/or create a video story that exposes local environmental concerns
or that highlights special efforts to promote a sense of awareness and action (e.g.
disaster preparedness, floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, beach erosion, solid waste
management, water, air, and noise pollution).
||CATEGORY 8: Local Culture, Music
and Art Forms
Design a website and/or create a video story that showcases local music
and musicians, or art forms that are important elements of the community
experience (e.g. dance, festivals,
ceremonies, sculpture, painting, crafts). Learn More