Welcome OSHSW students!
Here you will find information that will help in your exploration of the village of La Libertad, their problems and how you can help them with the solutions.
There are three section which may be of assistance:
- The first setion contains the DIRECTIONS, RUBRICS and CHECKLISTS that you must use during the unit
- The second section contain Research Links
- The third section contains examples of Project Materials used by the Amazon Pueblo project, or that will help to design your product
The links section of the Amazon Pueblo website, LINKS. This pages focuses more on indigenous cultural information.
Yucca cultivation, http://www.cgiar.org/?s=cassava&s_area=all.
Platano cultivation, http://www.anancy.net/documents/file_en/livret.pdf.
Biofuel production, http://running_on_alcohol.tripod.com/id8.html.
Banking and finance
Microfinance, http://www.swwb.org/ and
Solar power, http://www.altestore.com/howto/Solar-Electric-Power/c30/.
Mini nukes? http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/big-idea/08/mini-nukes-pg2. Not for the village, but for the city of Leticia, a definite option for the future.
Teach a Man to Fish, http://www.teachamantofish.org.uk/.
Water and Health
These materials may be used as examples or guides.
Videos (for Spanish 2 students only) or Presentations
For video or presentations a storyboard must be used before working on the computer. This will help the groups to organize their work and form the general ideas for the product.