Friday, March 11, 2011

Students Making History Through a New Kind of Time Capsule

Students at Camarillo Academy of Progressive Education (CAPE) in California are not creating your typical time capsule. Traditionally, a time capsule consists of objects that represent a generation in time or a particular school class collected in some type of container and usually buried to be opened at a distant point in time. However, the students at CAPE are using their knowledge of the internet to create a new kind of time capsule—the virtual kind.

Selected as one of 27 schools to participate in a national web archiving program, the CAPE students are selecting websites for three separate collections.

Learn more at the Ventura County Star

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