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Geography Webquest

  1. 1. Student Page AROUND THE WORLD [Teacher Page] Title A WebQuest for 3rd Grade Geography Introduction Designed by Task Amanda Willis Process amw184@zips.uakron.edu Evaluation Conclusion Credits Based on a template from The WebQuest Page
  2. 2. Student Page [Teacher Page] INTRODUCTION Title You are on a mission!!! You are in the works of Introduction creating a new zoo. As head zookeeper, I need you to Task pack up your suitcases and passport because you are going on a trip of a lifetime! You will travel to 5 Process continents in search of the most interesting animals to Evaluation bring back to your zoo. Conclusion On your trip you will learn about the different habitats that these unique animals live in. You will also learn about the environments and climates of the regions you visit. Credits
  3. 3. Student Page [Teacher Page] THE TASK Below are your missions. You must complete these to Title ensure your animals are healthy and safe. Really get to Introduction know your animals and about their lifestyle. Have fun with this! Task Find the animals in their most natural habitats Process Explore their environment Evaluation Learn their behaviors (i.e. do they like to play, Conclusion swim, or climb?) Learn what they eat Learn when they eat Know how much space they like Find out if they like to be alone or in groups You have no budget, so be creative and accommodate to all the animals Once you’ve gathered your facts and information on your new animals you will create your own zoo! Be creative and think of the ideal way to keep your animals safe from one another and the elements of Ohio. Credits
  4. 4. Student Page [Teacher Page] THE PROCESS To accomplish the task, students will work Title individually while completing their mission. Introduction Students will follow the numbered steps and Task collect information on animal’s habitats. Students will then take the gathered information and create Process a functional zoo for all the animals to coincide Evaluation with one another. Conclusion 3.Find the following information for each animal: -in what country does the animal live -average life-span -weight -size -what they eat -include a drawing of the country 2.Visit HERE to find the Jaguar 3.Visit HERE to find the Lion 4.Visit HERE to find the Koala 5.Visit HERE to find the Emperor Penguin Credits 6.Visit HERE to find the Red Panda
  5. 5. Student Page [Teacher Page] EVALUATION Multimedia Project : Geography WebQuest Teacher Name: Ms. Willis Title Student Name: ________________________________________ CATEGORY 4 3 2 1 Introduction Sources Source information Source information Source information Very little or no collected for all collected for all collected for source information Task graphics, facts and graphics, facts and graphics, facts and was collected. quotes. All quotes. Most quotes, but not Process documented in documented in documented in Originality Product shows a Product shows Uses other Uses other Evaluation large amount of some original peoples ideas peoples ideas, but original thought. thought. Work (giving them does not give them Conclusion Ideas are creative shows new ideas credit), but there is credit. and inventive. and insights. little evidence of Requirements All requirements All requirements One requirement More than one are met and are met. was not completely requirement was exceeded. met. not completely met. Attractiveness Makes excellent Makes good use of Makes use of font, Use of font, color, use of font, color, font, color, color, graphics, graphics, effects graphics, effects, graphics, effects, effects, etc. but etc. but these often etc. to enhance the etc. to enhance to occasionally these distract from the presentation. presentation. detract from the presentaion Content Covers topic in- Includes essential Includes essential Content is minimal depth with details knowledge about information about OR there are and examples. the topic. Subject the topic but there several factual Subject knowledge knowledge appears are 1-2 factual errors. is excellent. to be good. errors. Oral Presentation Delivery not Delivery not Delivery not Delivery not smooth and smooth and smooth and smooth and audience attention audience attention audience attention audience attention lost. lost. lost. lost. Credits
  6. 6. Student Page [Teacher Page] CONCLUSION Title When you’ve finished your mission, you will have Introduction successfully researched information about 5 Task interesting animals and their habitats. You also will Process have creatively generated a zoo which houses the animals you have found. Evaluation Conclusion Using the information you found in the websites, you now understand the certain climates and accommodations of each animal you found. Credits
  7. 7. Student Page [Teacher Page] CREDITS & REFERENCES Title Introduction National Geographic- http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ Task Process MAPS- http://www.vbmap.org/blogs/admin-1/continents-europe-7/ Evaluation Conclusion EMPORER PENGUINS- http://www.squidoo.com/facts-about-emperor-penguins KOALA- http://www.planetozkids.com/oban/animals/f acts-koala.htm SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL PARK http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/AsiaTrail/Re dPanda/factsheet.cfm Credits
  8. 8. [Student Page]Teacher Page Social Studies (Geography) Standards Title Addressed Introduction Learners GEOGRAPHY CORE CONTENT- PLACES AND Standards REGIONS Process A PLACE IS A LOCATION HAVING DISTINCTIVE Resources CHARACTERISTICS, WHICH GIVE IT MEANING AND Evaluation CHARACTER AND DISTINGUISH IT FROM OTHERTeacher Script LOCATIONS. A REGION IS AN AREA WITH ONE OR MORE COMMON CHARACTERISTICS, WHICH GIVE IT Conclusion A MEASURE OF HOMOGENEITY AND MAKE IT DIFFERENT FROM SURROUNDING AREAS. REGIONS AND PLACES ARE HUMAN CONSTRUCTS. ODE WEBSITE- HTTP://WWW.EDUCATION.OHIO.GOV/GD/TEMPL Credits

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