1. Description of Our Community
Linxi Community, Xilai Town, Pujiang County, Chengdu City. Our community is the centre of Xilai old Town, which the core area of the community is the district of the old town. The resident population is increasing with the opening of the old town. Now the tourism is developing, so it’s under construction.
2. Summary of Our Project
The purpose of this activity is to unite the development of local economy with environment protection. We need develop, but at the same time, we have to protect the environment and broadcast the protection of environment and health. So we should do from the little thing around us. Meanwhile, we need to enhance the reputation of Xilai old Town and let more people to know it.
3. Our Computer and Internet Access
A. Percentage of students using the Internet at home:less than 20
B. Number of workstations with Internet access in the classroom:2-3
C. Connection speed used in the classroom:dial-up modem
D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:4-6
E. Additional comments concerning your computer and/or Internet access (Optional):
There has computer classroom in school, including 30 computers. We have ADSL broadband and speed is 1.5M.
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
We meet many difficulties in the work, such as: the conflict of time. We had classed in the day. When we were after school, it was going to dark. And the light was not good enough, so we had problem of taking pictures. When we had classes, the interviewees were working; when we were after school, they got off work also, so we couldn’t find them. And shops closed and so on. In order to interview someone and take good pictures, we had to interview them on weekends.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
The old town has old tradition, old stories, traditional culture, and rich local special products. But much rubbish is produced during the construction in the old town. So we need to protect environment for our health. Everyone needs to do something for the future of our earth which makes our earth be young forever and be a beautiful home for human being.
6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
In order to study and work well, we have to schedule. We use weekends to work out of the campus. So we can improve our network skills and the ability of collecting and handling information, which you can’t learn from books. We contacted interviewees by telephone. We got first information by looking up information, doing tourism survey, and interviewing companies and so on. We used Photoshop to process pictures with the help from teachers.