THE HISTORY EXHIBIT
Title: “Patterns in Decline: 19th century China and Japan.”
Date: 23 May 2011 at 12: 20 p.m.
Location: International School of Estonia – Tallinn, Estonia
- Student goal: Review the Qing Dynasty from late Qianlong to 1911 Revolution and Tokugawa Shogunate from 1600 to 1868. Be able to compare and contrast.
- Exhibit goal: To curate an exhibit exposing the common patterns of failed modernization efforts and decline of China and Japan
- Role of each student: Curator and educator. Choose the best pieces to reach the exhibit goal. Create images, text and audio to represent and explain.
- Audience: ISE students, parents, administration, ambassadors
- Forum: Entrance of ISE, Virtual exhibit online
- Rubric: To be created by students. Must include the at least the following categories: content, creativity, presentation of exhibit, and collaboration
- Product: what your piece will look and sound like? What the exhibit will look like?
- Size of art piece: 18 inches X 24 inches
- Accompanied by sound (audio podcast)
- Accompanied by links to more information
- Accompanied by a handout
- There is a sense of relationship between each piece
- 5 topics:
- Success of regimes (Qing, Tokugawa) [Aleks]
- Factors that led to decline: domestic pressures [?}
- Factors that led to decline: external pressures [?]
- Efforts to reform and modernize [?]
- The fall [Grace]