1. Description of Our Community
We are from a beautiful and modern city called Taoyuan which is in the northern part of Taiwan. Nice to meet you all. Taoyuan Oil Refinery, which is the subject of our project, is a very important landmark in the city. However, this landmark doesn't make a good impression on every resident here. Some residents even want the landmark to be moved. What do the residents worry about? Accidents and pollution the refinery may cause maybe two important factors. To change the bad impression, the people in the refinery continuously pay attention to the industrial safety, environmental protection, and even communication to the residents. We really hope that the win-win situation between the refinery and the residents can be created as soon as possible.
2. Summary of Our Project
We want to introduce a very important oil refinery, Taoyuan Oil Refinery. We want to discuss some focal points of work for the refinery: (1) Zero industrial accident (2) Good quality of petroleum products (3) Reduce the refining cost (4) Promote residents' friendly feelings earnestly
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:1
C. Connection speed used in the classroom:dedicated connection
D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:1
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
The most difficult problem is that we don’t know how to use the software to create the web pages. Fortunately, we have earnest and proficient teachers who are familiar with the software we need to use. Through the teachers’ teaching and our practice, we are gradually familiar with how to use the software like Flash, Dreamweaver, and so on. The Interview is also a very difficult problem for us because we have never interviewed anyone before. Thanks for our teachers’ encouragement and assistance in the questionnaire, we overcame this problem at last.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
Through making the project, the students, teachers, nearby residents, and even workers in the oil refinery become a big family.
6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
We learned different kinds of software like Flash, Dreamweaver, Windows Movie Maker, and so on. Working with teachers in different fields provides each of us a precious opportunity to contact with the knowledge in different fields. For example, as an English teacher in the school, I learned the process of oil refining this time. Therefore, the oil refining process and many kinds of oil products may be the surprise of my supplementary teaching materials in English teaching next time.