This project is open for Grades two to six across our
world. First, as an introduction all participants will
send to each other a brief description and the location
of their community.
Secondly, participants will provide each other with
descriptions of their community facilities. These will
include items such as transportation, resources, homes,
recreation, education, climate, physical environment and
services. This can provide the basis for curriculum based
activities and comparisons on information shared between
communities around the world.
Students will Learn how to:
- Use the Internet as a communicating tool.
- Locate and plot communities on a map.
- Collect, record, make predictions, and analyze.
- Record their data using graphs and tables.
Main Curriculum Areas
This project allows teachers to cover objectives in:
- Social Studies
- Language Arts
- Computer Science
School Curriculum Plans
- Learn keyboarding skills, word processing skills,
how to save, retrieve and print information from
a disk, how to use the Internet, upload and
download files, and how to send and receive
e-mail messages as part of their computer science
- Learn research, writing and communication skills.
They will have to edit, revise, and prepare a
final report on their findings as part of their
Language Arts program.
- Learn how to locate and plot different
communities on maps as part of their Social
- Learn how to use graphs and tables to record
their data as part of their Math and Social
Studies program , for example, temperature,
population, and grade enrollments.
- Learn about the different kinds of animal and
plant life of communities around the world.
It is expected that students will learn about the many
various resources each community may depend upon and the
preservation techniques various cultures may have for
their depleting resources.
Intended Learning Outcomes
- Strengthen their awareness of other communities
around the world in relation to size, etc.
- Be able to collect and record data using graphs
- Strengthen their awareness of how communities can
help each other in solving common problems.
Technology Education Objectives
- Have an understanding of the Internet as a way of
- Be able to send and receive e-mail pertaining to
each grade level.
- Be able to upload and download files.
- Be able to write letters using a word processor.
- Be able to save and retrieve information from a
- Establish penal relationships.
- Link with other students across the country using
online communication to share their information.
- Learn that the computer is a tool.
- Develop map, graphing and tabling skills.
- Interact with each other.
The tasks indicated will help students' with
understanding of the concepts. The teacher will be able
to assess the written work