stroll through these Project Summaries
ideas and inspiration for your classroom.
High school students in
Strathmore, Alberta, consider value judgments at the
very core of the transplant selection procedure by
participating in a learning simulation where they become a
member of a transplant team.
Teacher Editors: Sharon Friesen Galileo
Educational Network and Agnieszka Barwacz-Riou,
School Division #75, Strathmore, Alberta, CA
Explore the history and design of famous Roman
structures. This project won the Multimedia Mania
Award for the Upper Grades.
Teacher Editor: Ruth Hartsook firstname.lastname@example.org
High School, Lexington, NC
Students explore Fitzgerald's novel, The Great Gatsby.
Visitors can enjoy the site by searching through Chapters,
Themes, Characters, etc. Extensive information about
the movies, music and culture of the 1920's.
Teacher Editor: Susan Latour - email@example.com
Springfield High School, Fairfax County, VA
Grade 8 students research questions like, "What happens when
human waste can no longer be absorbed by our natural systems? Are there
other choices humans can make to change or even reverse our growing
impact on our overburdened water systems? Students prepare their
findings for present suggestions for action at a Water Conference.
Teacher Editors: Candace
Educational Network and Sonja Willson, Golden
Hills School Division, Strathmore, Alberta, CA
to Answers in Different Ways
Find out what happened when students and teachers from
three schools in the Foothills School Division in Alberta,
Canada, embarked on an online threaded discussion about
Math. The students and the teachers of these schools
investigated math problems and discussed strategies while
they worked towards finding "a solution".
Teacher Editors: Barbara Martin, Galileo
and Loretta Stabler, Patti Milz, Cheryl
School Division, High
Art in the Air
This beautiful project from Taiwan, shares a group of
grade six students' love for kite flying. Original student
art work and writing enhances the creativity of this 2002
Teacher Editors: An-Mei Li firstname.lastname@example.org; Yun
Feng Charng; Xue-Mian Hu
Elementary School: Taipei County,
Fourth and fifth graders document their research about
Monarch Butterflies. Includes movies, charts, and photos. This project was the Elementary Winner
of Multimedia Mania.
Teacher Editors: Julie Barrett
Elementary, Klein, TX,
American Soldiers- Go For Broke!
This project from Kailua, Hawaii, profiles Japanese Americans who
fought bravely for their country during World War II. Students
address the prejudice that caused the Japanese Internment Camps, as well
as the prejudices we face today. This project was one of the
winners of Cyberfiar 2002.
Teacher Editor: Mari Nomura, email@example.com
Elementary, Kailua, HI