1. Description of Our Community
We live on a military base or close to the base. Our community is both American and German. We share land, houses, parks, shopping, and schools.
2. Summary of Our Project
We want to show how much we are dependent on each other and how our community works together to make everything happen.
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:more than 6
C. Connection speed used in the classroom:dedicated connection
D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:more than 6
E. Additional comments concerning your computer and/or Internet access (Optional):
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
We had to learn how to make web pages. We had trouble getting the pages together.
The Gifted Ed teacher suffered a broken leg and was hospitalized and unable to communicate with the children on the last two days of the project. On the night it was due, we were able to step in and try to complete this to the best of our ability.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
We learned many things about the history of Grafenwoehr and the way the military base started.
6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
Strand/Theme: SS10 Global Connections: Social studies programs should include experiences that provide for the study of global connections and interdependence, so that the learner can: SS10a: recognize the impact of individuals on a global society. SS10b: discuss the traditions and customs that are transmitted within a family or community. SS10c: identify the responsibilities of a global citizen.