International Internet KIDFORUM Project
KIDFORUM is an opportunity for students to share and compare their work internationally. The latest topic is "Blue Print Earth." Read on for details!
The new KIDFORUM topic will start on January 1st and will last till February 29th 1996 and we hope that you will join it with your kids.
Indu Varma : email@example.com
Tor Arne Richvoldsen : firstname.lastname@example.org
Grade Levels: K-12
Subject Areas: Science, Mathematics, Language Arts, Social Studies, & Art
During the whole project groups of students are challenged to write an essay. The topic for the essay is closely linked to tha name of this project. Your heading is to be : GAIA... ( which means earth ) The essay can be published whenever it is finished -- during this project, but must be ready and sent to the Kidforum list before Feb. 20.
We hope to be able to send a diploma to the group(s) of students writing the "best" essay(s)... So start writing...
During the sixth week of the project the students will be back on-line to describe their creations, e.g. a new type of helmet which will absorb UV rays, a chewing gum that has fluoride in it, or a new type of inter-locking brick used in construction to make buildings earth quake safe etc..
They may post drawings or digitized pictures of their creations on the network (uuencoded gifs) in order to start marketing their inventions.
The set up will be similar to an auction where bids are placed on objects, except the product will not be sold to the highest bidder. Instead the product accumulating the highest totals of all the bids will be declared the winner. In a way this is an evaluation done by peers where by the product attaining the highest total of bids will be the judged to be the best by the participants.
Indu Varma from Canada - email: email@example.com
Tor Arne Richvoldsen from Norway - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please feel free to ask them questions regarding the topic.
subscribe KIDFORUM "first name second name"
Tor Arne Richvoldsen
Name of school:_________________________________Mail registration to:
School phone number:____________________________
School fax number:______________________________
School WWW-homepage: __________________________(if any)
Contact teacher: ________________________________
E-mail address: _________________________________
Approx. number of participating students:________
Approx. age of students: ________________________
Marshview Middle School
P.O. Box 970
Sackville, N.B., E0A 3C0
Tel. (506) 364-4086 (work)
Fax. (506) 364-4096 / 4095
Tor Arne Richvoldsen
P.O BOX 100
N4810 Eydehavn, Norway
Tel. +47 37030370
Fax. +47 37031744
and send the answers ( RESPONSE ) to RESPONSE@Vm1.NoDak.edu
Questions about KIDFORUM activities should be send to:
KIDFORUM manager Alenka Makuc: email@example.com
KIDFORUM assistant Marisa Lucena: firstname.lastname@example.org
KIDLINK KIDFORUM manager
PTT High School, Celjska 16
61000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
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