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yo ho ho, a pirates life for me.

yo ho ho, a pirates life for me.

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  • 1. Project Work Oral Presentation Task 1: Ground Breaker Group Index : YJ045 Group Members: Daryl Chee Ma Aye Saw Thi Tan Jian Hao Yip JiaJie
  • 2. Overview of presentation
    • Overview on Terry Fox
    • Reasons for Choice
    • Contributions of Terry Fox
    • Impacts of Contributions
    • Events Proposed
    • Conclusion
  • 3. Overview on Terry Fox
    • Terrence Stanley Fox (Terry Fox) was a Canadian athlete
    • Famous for running on a prosthetic leg
    • Considered to be one of the greatest hero in Canada
    • Started ‘Marathon of Hope’ to raise funds for cancer research
    • Raised about $3.5million for cancer research
    • Gave up the Run as cancer cells spread into his lungs
  • 4. Reasons for Choice of Groundbreaker
    • Until now, there is no cure for cancer
    • A need to create awareness about cancer
    • By featuring Terry Fox, may reap benefits
    • Increase in donations and prioritize cancer
    • research
  • 5. Reasons for Choice of Groundbreaker
    • Chosen Terry Fox because of his immerse contributions
    • By featuring Terry Fox, people able to know his efforts
    • Contributed himself immensely to the society
    • Handicapped, but he made a difference
    • Started the Run to give hope to cancer patients
    • Annual Terry Fox Run in many countries
    • Role model to many
  • 6. Contributions
    • Terry's run, the Marathon of Hope
    • Raised $23.4 million for the cause of cancer research
    • Raised much awareness in cancer
    • Changed the lives of many cancer patients
    • This led to the annual Terry Fox Run around the world
  • 7. Contributions
    • Second contribution: The Terry Fox Foundation
    • Spread the heroic effort and integrity of Terry
    • Terry Fox Run has become a worldwide event
    • Do donate at other times of the year to the Foundation
  • 8. Evaluation of contributions
    • Terry Fox brought new hope to cancer patients
    • Cancer patients themselves could relate to Terry Fox
    • It gave the courage for cancer patients to continue striving
    • Many followed in Terry's foot steps, and ran for the cause.
  • 9. Impacts
    • First Terry Fox Run in 1981 attracted 300,000 participants
    • Raised $3.5 million.
    • To date, more than $400 million has been raised worldwide
    • Excellent person and a role model to many
    • Numerous honours :
            • Order of Canada
            • Canada Sports hall of Fame
            • Canada's Greatest Hero in 1999
    • Support the research for cancer and funds for cancer patients
  • 10. Impact on people
    • Inspired the public to participate actively
    • Serves as a role model for the disabled.
    • Cancer patients too were inspired by his selflessness
    • Motivated people to strive for a global cause
  • 11. Evaluation
    • If Terry did not start his run
    • The foundation would not have been set up
    • Huge amount of money might not been raised for cancer research
  • 12. Proposed Events
    • Main Objectives :
    • Educate people on Terry Fox
    • Raise awareness in cancer
    • Rally support for cancer research
    • Proposed Event 1-Video
    • Proposed Event 2-Exhibition
  • 13. Event 1-Video
    • Video includes:
    • Life of Terry Fox
    • His contributions and the impacts of them
    • Causes and consequences of cancer
    • Interviews with cancer patients
    • Tips on healthy lifestyle
    • Duration: about 1/2 hours
  • 14. Event1-Video
    • Pros:
    • Conveys ideas effectively
    • Screen content captures audience's attention
    • Cons:
    • Costly
  • 15. Ways of broadcasting
    • 1.Broadcasting in schools
    • Screened during assemblies
    • Short speech before screening
    • Inform them about our objectives
    • 2.Broadcasting through the Internet media
    • Upload onto popular video hosting sites
    • For example: Youtube
    • Enables global viewing
  • 16. Ways of broadcasting(cont'd) ‏ 3.Broadcasting during annual “ Run for Hope”
    • Video broadcasted before start of run
    • Participants know more about run and founder
    Start Point Running Path Warming Up Area Seats Stage Screen Plan for Event1-showcasing during “Run for Hope”
  • 17. Event 2-Exhibition
    • Done before annual Terry Fox Run
    • Proposed location: Orchard Road
    • More accessible
    • Interactive games to educate people on cancer
    • People encouraged to take part in Run
    Plan for exhibition at Orchard Road ORCHARD MRT STATION Wisma Atria Takashimaya Pedestrian Walkway Orchard Road Exhibition Booth for Terry Fox
  • 18. Event 2-Exhibition
    • Pros :
    • More interactive
    • Cons :
    • Costly
    • Finding a suitable location might be difficult
  • 19. Conclusion on events
    • Showcase his life story and contributions
    • To raise the awareness of the cancer
    • To educate the public
    • Are planned with the consideration of the economic aspect and educational aspect
  • 20. Conclusion of Terry Fox
    • Also known as “Angel Hero”
    • Diagnosed with bone cancer
    • Run the “Marathon of Hope” in Canada
    • Raised funds for cancer research
    • Founder of Terry Fox cancer research foundation
    • Was named after him
  • 21. Conclusion on impacts
    • Contributions have impacted on the society
    • Have attracted more people to participate in the run
    • Inspire the public
    • Motivated people to dare to dream
    • E.g. Rick Hansen (wheelchair athlete)
  • 22. References and Data Gathering
    • Information sourcing
    • Website such as
    • http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1127080319 404_42/?hub=CTVNewsAt11
    • http://www.terryfoxrun.org/english/home/default.asp?s=1
    • http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/fox_terry/
    • http://www.runforhopesingapore.org/
    • Books
    • Survey results
  • 23. Food for Thought
    • Could find a cure for the cancer
    • Thanks to Terry Fox if cure for cancer is found
    • His spirit would never be forgotten
    • His legacy would continue
  • 24. End Of Presentation Thank You For Your Kind Attention