1. Description of Our Community
Dashu Destrict is located in the junction of Kaohsiung City, and Pingtung County. Dashu Destrict has been famous for fruitsand tourism, such as pineapple, litchi, pineapple sauce, Foguangshan, San-He Tile Kiln, Jhuliao Watersupply Station, Lombok Well, Chong Historic Building, Gushan Stroehouse, Cable Stayed Bridge, Pineapple Clubs and so on, among which the Old Railroad Bridge is familiar to many people , and has become the symbolic landmark in Dashu area.
2. Summary of Our Project
The Old Railroad Bridge Association has received numerous awards for the promotion of the Old Railroad Bridge Euducation Wetland Zone. They have encountered numerous difficulties such as funding, evironmental sanitation and even the strike of Typhoon 88. Afer Typhoon 88,the Wetland Zone was covered by a thick layer of driftwood and silt. The locals believed that with dream and union,there are no difficulties.Finally,they have smoothed the sorrow of the river and recover the beauty of the wetland.
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:2-3
E. Additional comments concerning your computer and/or Internet access (Optional):
In school, we use regional and wireless network provided by school at library and language lab. At home, we use our own wireless network, Message and Blog specifically used by CberFair groups communicate.
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
(1)Pressure from coursework. The solution: Learn how to distribute the time and use the leisure to accomplish the backward of the study. (2)Not to focus the centripetal force. The solution: Learn to communicate constantly and understand and respect each other. (3)Collecting information. The solution: Step by step, we learned to collect information and tried to replenished our reports with the message we got form investigation. (4)Lack of experience The solution: After learning the techniques and attitude of interview. We become more confident and we are able to design questionaires. (5)Lack of ability of using the websites The solution: In spite of the teacher’s teaching, we also requested our teammates who were familiar with Internet to teach us.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
Due to the damage of Typhoon Morakot, we felt the warm from the Old Railroad Bridge Association. After all think we should not only try to care about environmental issue, but also learn to devote to our place.
6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
To be outstanding in the first grade of the senior high school, we take part in teacher’s plan. Through website, we find data to send and share it with people. We also want to use the Blog and Facebook to let the International School CyberFair more popular. We also have preliminary recognition to ecological protection, exposition, sightseeing, community and so on. The Old Railroad Bridge Association staff work hard. Whatever are garbage and water pollution. They know:Just do it!