Brittanie Mee<br />Grade 3 Webquest: Sharks<br />Objective: To introduce a unit on sharks, and to get the students some basic information and fun facts about sharks.<br />1. www.sharkinformation.org<br />Click on “facts” in blue bar at top of page, and then on “view all shark facts” about halfway down the page.<br />
How long have sharks been on the Earth?
How many teeth may a shark use in a lifetime?
How much of a sharks brain is dedicated to its sense of smell?
2. http://www.sharks.org.za/<br />Click on “Senses” in the bar at the top of the page.<br />
Where are sharks taste buds located?
Do sharks see in color?
3. http://www.kidzone.ws/sharks/facts.htm<br />Click on #7 “shark babies.”<br />
What are baby sharks called?
Name the 3 ways baby sharks are born:
How many babies can a shark have at a time?
4. www.sharks.org<br />Click on “Species” in the black bar at the top of the page.<br />
Choose one of the following species, and describe the habitat and size of the your chosen specie (Nurse Shark, Tiger Shark, Bull Shark, or Blacktip Shark):
5. http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/great-white-shark/<br />Watch the Video by clicking on “video & sound” in the bar under “Creature Features”:<br />
What’s the most a Great White can weigh?
How fast can a Great White swim?
Click on “Map” in the green bar:<br />
In which ocean or oceans do Great White sharks live?