1. Description of Our Community
Dacun, located on the island of Changhua County in central Taiwan, is a rich local agricultural products. There is a research institute in the prefecture Taichung District Agricultural Improvement Station, this unit has a Ph.D. in rice cultivation, in his 30 years of life, the eight kinds of rice varieties bred to improve people's food problem, this is Sheu Chih-Sheng.
While humans have been growing rice for thousands of years, but in order to look for higher yields, better quality, special natural flavor or aroma, environmental tolerance stronger, less vulnerable to pests and diseases of rice, has also been trying to cultivate better varieties. To study and learn the spirit of him as a theme, hoping to let everyone know through cyberfair rice breeders dreams and adhere to, as well as knowledge of rice cultivation.
2. Summary of Our Project
Tai-keng 9 is Taiwan most popular good quality rice in the rice market, it has a unique taste, best for sushi rice, and it also has a good durable reservoirs, even the old meters have tenure of good taste for the new meters. Sheu Chih-Sheng, Dr Tai-keng 9 research and development history, program director involved in the longest, because Tai-keng 9 successfully, so that he was elected in 1995, the top ten outstanding young people.
Breeding of new rice variety, the shortest takes 6-8 years. Tai-keng 9, noted for its truly Ph.D Sheu Chih-Sheng, for example, from the 1981 investment in breeding, after 12 years of success.
Breeding new rice varieties, crosses and selections that must pass, a high chance of failure. Our team, fortunate to have Ph.D Sheu Chih-Sheng consent to participation in and access to the entire process of rice breeding and knowledge.
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:more than 6
E. Additional comments concerning your computer and/or Internet access (Optional):
Dacun junior high school uses fiber-optic network, which allows us to use the Internet to search for data and shared among members. Everyone has ADSL home network connections, you can use the FB community and LINE information exchange and discussion.
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
We encountered the first hurdle is the professional, although every day at dinner, since that rice should not be so hard to understand, the results only to find the contact, each process are professional. From the farm experience, understanding rice, field sampling, rice harvest, seeding process, visit the farm, cereal, color sorting, packaging, rice, everything has his expertise, all of a sudden you can not understand, need time to digestion.
The second track problems, Ph.D Sheu Chih-Sheng offers us a lot of information and photos, I do not know how to organize, how to render on the site. We had to use to organize and understand the perspective of the information presented on the site.
The third problem, everyone's time is difficult to reconcile, several teammates have in class, but fortunately finally came up with the concept of the cloud, the cloud will send information and ideas, we put forward the idea of taking the time to solve this problem.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
While you are working on this project, we gained a lot of valuable experience. Our research Ph.D Sheu Chih-Sheng, he spent 30 years improved the food problem, we also have to challenge one's Outlook on life. Through our project, we expand the impact of Ph.D Sheu Chih-Sheng. We hope there will be more people know Ph.D Sheu Chih-Sheng, to get them thinking about how to be successful in their lives and contribute to society.
6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
We learn the following skills: 1. meeting skills: must be polite when we talk to each other. We told respondents, who we are, our interview purposes, the contents of our talks, and this is of particular importance. We also try to take into account the timing of the respondents, thus ensuring a smooth interview. 2. writing skills: this Cyberfair project, we found on the Internet data Ph.D Sheu Chih-Sheng, organizes and presents the data on a Web page, this is very difficult. This is a very good training. 3. teamwork: in the course of our project, because the amount of data collection and compilation, we have to assign the work to achieve the task. In this process I have learned how to get along with people, and how to coordinate the work, so that each person's ability to fully play.