WHAT IS A WEB QUEST?
An inquiry-oriented activity in which most or all of the information used by students is online  A Web Quest is
An example of a web quest: <ul><li>Important computer achievements of the past </li></ul><ul><li>Students will research an...
An example of a web quest: <ul><li>It is the year 2008 and you are in charge of a group to create a time capsule to be ope...
Use a search engine to research the past 50 years of computers <ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul><ul><li>Do...
List information found in chronological order <ul><li>Start with first year of information found </li></ul><ul><li>List ye...
Write a brief essay on what you have learned about computers in the last 50 years <ul><li>Add any information found regard...
Group presentation <ul><li>Plan strategy of presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Choose role for each person in group </li></ul>...
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Pp Lesson Plan

  1. 1. WHAT IS A WEB QUEST?
  2. 2. An inquiry-oriented activity in which most or all of the information used by students is online A Web Quest is
  3. 3. An example of a web quest: <ul><li>Important computer achievements of the past </li></ul><ul><li>Students will research and look at how technology has evolved over the years. Students will create a PowerPoint presentation outlining what they think are the important computer achievements of the past. They will also write a paper discussing what the future of computers will look like. </li></ul>
  4. 4. An example of a web quest: <ul><li>It is the year 2008 and you are in charge of a group to create a time capsule to be opened in 100 years, or on January 1, 2108.  This time capsule will focus on the growth of technology from the beginning of time.  Your group will also write a prophecy what you think technology will look like in 2108.  </li></ul>
  5. 5. Use a search engine to research the past 50 years of computers <ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul><ul><li>Dog Pile </li></ul><ul><li>Gigablast (The newest one) </li></ul><ul><li>MSN </li></ul><ul><li>ASK </li></ul>
  6. 6. List information found in chronological order <ul><li>Start with first year of information found </li></ul><ul><li>List years of major importance </li></ul><ul><li>Explain what happened in each year </li></ul>
  7. 7. Write a brief essay on what you have learned about computers in the last 50 years <ul><li>Add any information found regarding founders </li></ul><ul><li>Include information about the internet and education </li></ul><ul><li>Include information about the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Include information about E-mail </li></ul>
  8. 8. Group presentation <ul><li>Plan strategy of presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Choose role for each person in group </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare each person’s part for group </li></ul><ul><li>Gather information for each group member </li></ul><ul><li>Practice presentation </li></ul>

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