Stay Healthy for Yourself (and for your future!)
In this WebQuest (http://www.zunal.com/webquest.php?w=71285) students
will be challenged to complete three tasks that will encourage them to inquire,
use technology, synthesize, analyze information, use creative thinking, solve
problems, learn cooperatively and produce a product for each one of the
Subjects: Health, Science, Physical Education, Technology Learning
Periods: 3 per week
This unit will take place mainly in the computer lab. Students will visit web
sites on the topics of their tasks and work in groups of three to develop and
produce three projects.
Tasks Due Date
I- Brochure on Healthy Lifestyle Class 1
II- Menu for a Week Class 2
III- Presentation "Staying Healthy,
Students will work cooperatively in groups of three and will have an
opportunity to show their products to their classmates.
The teacher will help guide and support students in the development of each
one of the tasks.
Students will receive the rubric for all three tasks at the beginning of the
WebQuest. Each Task will be evaluated after every class. (Due dates are
shown in the chart students will be provided with).
Tools and Resources:
Computer lab, appropriate software, paper and pencil.
Task I –
Teacher will brainstorm what the students think a healthy life is about. She
will write everything the students come up with on the blackboard.
Students will work on a brochure on “Saying NO to drugs”, in order to
become familiarized with the format, as they will have to create one of their
own for the first task.
Now, students are ready to start collecting information from the different sites
they are provided with. They will have to gather as much interesting
information as possible, since their task is to persuade parents to change their
Students will visit the following web pages to accomplish the task:
It’s time to create your own brochure for parents with tips about helping their
children stay healthy.
Once you’re done, get ready to move onto Task II
Task II –
Teacher will bring to the class different menus from different restaurants.
Teacher and students will go over the structures of the different menus, and
later, they will discuss healthy and unhealthy food.
Students will have to develop a weekly healthy menu. (Remember that healthy
doesn't mean boring!!)
They will go over the following pages in order to achieve this task:
Task III –
Teacher will bring pictures of people practising different types of sports.
Some of them show that physical fitness is required (like football, basketball)
and some others show the opposite (like chess). Students will discuss the
advantages and disadvantages of practising those Sports.
Students will go over the following pages in order to create their Power Point
Presentation to be shown to their classmates.