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Community of Clocks


Project Description:
Participating classes researched a clock in their communities. The clocks were at a school, university, library, church, etc. Each class  submitted a photograph of the clock and provided information about the clock and community. Photographs were sent by e-mail or to the coordinator for scanning. Participants  included a language arts activity that related to the clock. This project is part of a resource developed by the Franklin Institute Online Fellows.

Objectives:
To develop research and literacy skills
Learn about different communities
Become producers as well as consumers of information on the World Wide Web Provide a vehicle that offers integrated learning experiences
Use the Internet for online collaboration

Project Registration Information:
Registration Acceptance Dates: Participants were be notified by October 1, 1999
Number of Classrooms: 25
Age Range: Elementary, Middle and High School Students

Target Audience: Anyone
Registration Instructions:
Provide the following information and e-mail it to Susan Silverman

  • Your full name
  • E-mail address
  • Your school
  • School Address
  • School Phone Number
  • A short description about the clock in your community

Project Contact Information
Susan Silverman, Computer Resource and Second Grade Teacher
Comsewogue School District, Long Island, New York

e-mail: franklinclocks@yahoo.com

Previous Projects Coordinated by Susan Silverman can be seen at:
http://kids-learn.org