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     A Bear Hunt




  This WebQuest was created by Jessica Orchitt
Topic of Webquest: To learn about the eight species of wild bear
around the world.

Grade level: Fourth/Fifth grade

It sh...
The first thing that a Webquest hunter needs to do is track down 

each wild bear species by clicking on the pictures belo...
With your partner or team mates
pick one of the 8 bear species to
learn more about. After you have
                       ...
Polar bear extinction
For extra credit you can either do this project individually or in a group. Read

about polar bear e...
Bear Facts
bear species   Brown Bear    Sun bear        Polar Bear       Asiatic Black
                                   ...
Collaborative Work Skills : Let's Go On A Bear Hunt
CATEGORY 4                           3                   2                          1
Contributions   Routinely           ...
References

Black bear information
http://www.bears.org/animals/black/

Asiatic bear information
http://www.bears.org/anim...
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  1. 1. Let’s Go on A Bear Hunt   This WebQuest was created by Jessica Orchitt
  2. 2. Topic of Webquest: To learn about the eight species of wild bear around the world. Grade level: Fourth/Fifth grade It should be noted that this Webquest is designed for completion in pairs or small groups. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask your teacher. The Challange On your hunt through this Webquest you will encounter eight different species of bears found in various habitats throughout the world. The Journey You are going on a Webquest! Your job is to hunt around and find out many facts about the eight species of wild bears living around the world. The Report Just a reminder, after you have clicked on a colored hyperlink use the up/down arrows on the right side of the screen to view the new site and find your information. Please remember to only click on the links assigned. When you are finished with a link click on the back button at the top of the screen to return to your Let’s Go on a Bear Hunt Webquest, thanks!
  3. 3. The first thing that a Webquest hunter needs to do is track down  each wild bear species by clicking on the pictures below. Make sure  to get a graph from your teacher to log your findings. In categories  where there are multiple facts you may pick three that you found  most interesting to list on your graph. Have fun! Sloth Bear American Black Bear Asiatic Black Bear Polar Bear Sun Bear Brown Bear Spectacled Bear Panda Bear More bear information Even more bear facts
  4. 4. With your partner or team mates pick one of the 8 bear species to learn more about. After you have Choose one of the books from the researched this bear as a group each non-fiction book list to read. After of you can pick a bear project to do. you have finished it write a paragraph summary, rate the book based on the number of quality Everyone will get a copy of the pictures, facts about bears, did it polar bear word search and the teach you something new. polar bear word scramble to complete. When you have completed your word search and Here you can find maps that show word scramble ask your teacher to were some bear species live. see the answer key and check your answers. Okay you have done a lot of research and learned a great deal This link is just for you to hear the about the 8 species of wild bear. language and sounds of black Now it is time to take a bear quiz it bears. is to be done on your own. When you have completed it hand it in to your teacher. Read Grizzly Hibernation and then choose one of the procedures and complete it either as a group or on Here is a short video for you to your own. watch on black bears in the wild.
  5. 5. Polar bear extinction For extra credit you can either do this project individually or in a group. Read about polar bear extinction and create a poster, collage, or write a letter to a state official about what you think should be done to help save the polar bear. Conclusion Congratulations! You have now completed your bear hunt. Think of a fact you just learned that fascinated you to share with someone outside your group.
  6. 6. Bear Facts bear species Brown Bear Sun bear Polar Bear Asiatic Black Bear scientific name family and community life diet habitat population physical features Bear Facts bear species Sloth Bear Spectacled Giant Panda Bear North American
  7. 7. Collaborative Work Skills : Let's Go On A Bear Hunt
  8. 8. CATEGORY 4 3 2 1 Contributions Routinely Usually Sometimes provides Rarely provides provides useful provides useful useful ideas when useful ideas when ideas when ideas when participating in the participating in the participating in participating in group and in group and in the group and in the group and classroom discussion. classroom classroom in classroom discussion. May discussion. discussion. refuse to participate. Quality of Provides work of Provides high Provides work that Provides work that the highest quality work. occasionally needs to usually needs to be Work quality. be checked/redone by checked/redone by other group members others to ensure to ensure quality. quality. Attitude Never is publicly Rarely is Occasionally is publicly Often is publicly critical of the publicly critical critical of the project critical of the project project or the of the project or or the work of other or the work of other work of others. the work of members of the group. members of the Always has a others. Often Usually has a positive group. Often has a positive attitude has a positive attitude about the negative attitude about the attitude about task(s). about the task(s). task(s). the task(s). Preparedness Brings needed Almost always Almost always brings Often forgets materials to brings needed needed materials but needed materials or class and is materials to sometimes needs to is rarely ready to get always ready to class and is settle down and get to to work. work. ready to work. work Pride Work reflects Work reflects a Work reflects some Work reflects very this student's strong effort effort from this little effort on the best efforts. from this student. part of this student. student. Working with Almost always Usually listens Often listens to, shares Rarely listens to, listens to, to, shares, with, with, and supports the shares with, and Others shares with, and and supports efforts of others, but supports the efforts supports the the efforts of sometimes is not a of others. Often is efforts of others. others. Does good team member. not a good team Tries to keep not cause player. people working "waves" in the well together. group. Focus on the Consistently Focuses on the Focuses on the task Rarely focuses on stays focused task and what and what needs to be the task and what task on the task and needs to be done some of the needs to be done. what needs to done most of time. Other group Lets others do the be done. Very the time. Other members must work. self-directed. group members sometimes nag, prod, can count on and remind to keep this person. this person on-task. Time- Routinely uses Usually uses Tends to Rarely gets things time well time well procrastinate, but done by the management throughout the throughout the always gets things deadlines AND project to project, but done by the deadlines. group has to adjust ensure things may have Group does not have deadlines or work get done on procrastinated to adjust deadlines or responsibilities time. Group on one thing. work responsibilities because of this does not have to Group does not because of this person's inadequate adjust deadlines have to adjust person's time management. or work deadlines or procrastination. responsibilities work because of this responsibilities person's because of this procrastination. person's procrastination.
  9. 9. References Black bear information http://www.bears.org/animals/black/ Asiatic bear information http://www.bears.org/animals/asiatic/ Polar bear information http://www.bears.org/animals/polar/ Sun bear information http://www.bears.org/animals/sun/ Brown bear information http://www.bears.org/animals/brown/ Spectacled bear information http://www.bears.org/animals/spectacled/ Panda bear information http://www.bears.org/animals/panda/ Sloth bear information http://www.bears.org/animals/sloth/ More bear information http://www.vitalground.org/content.php?page=63.html Even more bear facts http://www.bearden.org/Eight%20Species.htm Bear projects http://www.cityofportsmouth.com/School/dondero/msm/bear/brpideas.html Polar bear word search http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pdf.htm?polarbear_wordsearch.pdf Polar bear scramble http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pdf.htm?polarbear_scramble.pdf Non-fiction book list http://www.cityofportsmouth.com/School/dondero/msm/bear/bbibliog.html Map of bear locations http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Animals/CreatureFeature/Panda Black bear sounds http://www.bear.org/Kids/Sounds.html Grizzly hibernation http://www.sd5.k12.mt.us/glaciereft/grizhb14.htm Bear quiz http://www.enchantedlearning.com/classroom/quiz/bears.html

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