Wikijunior:New Book of the Quarter/2007-3rd Quarter Vote

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Voting for the Wikijunior New Book of the Quarter is open from now until July 1st, 2007 00:01 UTC. The winning New Book of the Quarter will become the next Wikijunior project and will influence the future direction of Wikijunior.

Voting Rules[edit]

Nomination

  • Wikijunior projects will be at first proposed on New Title Suggestions to organize the proposal.
  • Anyone can make a proposal and add a nomination.
  • Once the project has been described to the satisfaction of the nominators, it can be added as an option to the voting page.

Voting

  • Only registered Wikibooks users, who are logged in and have a minimum of 20 edits, are eligible to vote. (checked by contribution history)
  • A voter can vote in support of as many nominated titles as he or she likes by editing the appropriate sections and inserting on a new line # ~~~~.
    This adds a new numbered list item with your username and the time your vote was casted.
  • Lengthy comments and discussions should take place on the New Title Suggestions page. A short comment giving a simple reason for voting is acceptable.

Evaluation

  • Votes will be evaluated on the first day of each subsequent month.
  • The winning project is the nomination with the most valid support votes and a minimum of 5 votes. Opposing votes are discarded. (see w:Approval voting).
  • In case of a tie, the older projects will be selected (by project proposal history).
  • Each project that receives any valid support votes will be automatically nominated for the following month.
  • Winning projects will be added to the list of "approved" Wikijunior projects and the new project will be formally started.


Nominated Wikijunior Book Projects[edit]

Adventures in Architecture[edit]

A activity book emphasizing creative approaches in learning about architecture.
(New book suggestion)

Votes:

  1. Pharos 06:00, 20 May 2007 (UTC)

Comments:

Electricity[edit]

To explain the physics, history, applications, components, and modern significance of electricity and related subjects.
(Renominated with 4 votes in the 2nd Quarter)

Votes:

  1. Palmtree3000 19:35, 11 April 2007 (UTC)
  2. Sboehringer 10:53, 16 April 2007 (UTC)

Comments:

Evolution of Life[edit]

To explain and describe scientific theories about how life changes over time and demonstrate the effects of change on various species.
(New Book Definition)

Votes:


Comments:

South America (Relaunch)[edit]

Expand and improve the South America book with new questions and a focus on cultural activities of interest to kids like music, school and food.
(New book suggestion.)

Votes:

  1. xixtas talk 23:59, 14 April 2007 (UTC)
  2. Kfasimpaur 17:34, 11 June 2007 (UTC) talk

Comments:

Europe[edit]

Information about countries on the continent of Europe.
(Book already being developed.)

Votes:

Comments:

  • Such a project already exists although it needs work. I created it in December but haven't had much time lately to add much to it. See: Wikijunior Europe Xania Flag of Italy.svgtalk 20:15, 14 April 2007 (UTC)

Mathematics - Grade One[edit]

Textbook of First Grade Math.
(New book suggestion.)

Votes:


Comments:

World War II[edit]

Will explain the history, tactics, equipment, social factors and modern significance of the Second World War.
(Renominated with 6 votes in the 2nd Quarter)

Votes:

  1. Palmtree3000 19:35, 11 April 2007 (UTC)
  2. Xania Flag of Italy.svgtalk 20:17, 14 April 2007 (UTC)
  3. Urbane (Talk) (Contributions) 10:24, 15 April 2007 (UTC)
  4. Professor Davies 16:50, 17 May 2007 (UTC)

Comments: