With the Flow of Mathematics and theDescriptionThis WebQuest is created as a part of my IDT 3600 Technology in Education Class. This WebQuest will help studesame time using technology.Grade Level 9-12Curriculum MathIntroductionHave you ever had to read the directions on the back of a box of cake or cookie mix? After reading the directions have you econvert the measurements for yourself and you realized you did not know how to do it correctly? You no longer have to feaactivity, you will never have that problem again! In this activity, you will learn to convert liquid measurements from one meconvert and to do so easily. HAVE FUN!TasksThe end result of the learners activity will result in the student taking the information they have gathered from the activity taccomplish this task it is imperative that by the end of the interactive lesson that the student fully grasps all concepts given teffectively.ProcessTo complete the interactive activity here are the steps one needs to follow to successful understand all the information thatthe computer, I would like you to open your preferred internet browser (Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari etPowerPoint, Excel etc) which will be used for gathering the information you have learned (essentially where you will feel moterms. Record your definitions on your preferred Microsoft Office Application -Gallon -Quart -Cup -Gil -Ounce -Teaspoare many different types of conversion charts so find one that includes all the above terms you had to define.5) Create yourin a format that makes it easier for you to understand the material. 6) You can now play some interactive games to test yourthat you may find helpful to see if you have adequately learned the information.Here are the links to the interactive activitiehttp://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/measurement/MeasurementCups.htm (Converting Cups to Quarts)- http:/completion of the online interactive activities, I would like you to answer the following questions (Please write your answersmake a quart? -How Many gils make a cup? -How many ounces make a gil? -How many teaspoons make an once? -If you ahave a teaspoon to measure, how many teaspoons would you need to get the required 1.5 cups? -You need to fill a containmeasure. How can you reach 3.75 gallons?Evaluation
A B The student shows a clear understanding of The student shows a clear understanding of the definition by defining the word in their the definition by defining the word in their own words in a complete sentence. The own words in a complete sentence. The student also cites their source. student does not cite their source. The student was able to find an online a The student was able to find an online a liquid measurements chart that included liquid measurements chart that included gallon, quart, cup, gil, ounce, and teaspoon. gallon, quart, cup, gil, ounce, and teaspoon. The chart was clear and displayed the The chart was not the easiest to follow. information effectively. Student creates their own liquid Student creates their own liquid measurements conversion chart that measurements conversion chart that exemplifies a great understanding of liquid exemplifies a great understanding of liquid conversions. It differs greatly from the charts conversions. It differs greatly from the charts they found online and merges information they found online. The chart is clear and from multiple charts. The chart is clear and easy to follow. easy to follow. The student answers questions in a way that The student answers questions in a way that shows the teacher an above average shows the teacher a good understanding of understanding of liquid measurement liquid measurement conversions. The conversions. The questions are answered in questions are answered in complete complete sentences and are very detailed in sentences and are detailed in showing how showing how the student arrived at each the student arrived at some of the answers. answer.ConclusionTo conclude this WebQuest, it is summarized that each student should have grasped a full understanding on when a conversa conversion is need to also know how to convert between different units of measurements. The students will have gained astudents will learn how to browse the web to find information that contains all the information they need. After finding infoput this information into a chart of their own that exemplifies and understanding of liquid measurement conversions as wellanswer questions in a detailed manner to show how they can apply the information they have gathered and learned.Teachers Page
Learning Objectives: By the end of the lesson students will have gained a comprehensive understanding of liquid measuremediscussion questions with 100% accuracy.
matics and the World Around Us! ss. This WebQuest will help students gather information in a way that is captivating to students while at thereading the directions have you ever realized you do not have the exact measurements it calls? Ever had torectly? You no longer have to fear that inconvenience any longer! After this simple WebQuest interactivequid measurements from one measurement to another. This activity will ensure you recognize the need to have gathered from the activity to process and transform the information to apply it to real life situations. To nt fully grasps all concepts given to ensure that when applied to real life situations it is done so accurately andnderstand all the information that will be given:1) Get settled at a computer station.2) Upon being settled atFirefox, Internet Explorer, Safari etc) as well as you favorite Microsoft Office Application (Microsoft Word, essentially where you will feel most comfortable taking notes).3) Go to the internet and define the following uart -Cup -Gil -Ounce -Teaspoon4) Next you will need to find a liquid measurements conversion chart. The you had to define.5) Create your own liquid measurements conversion chart. Be creative and make sure it is me interactive games to test your knowledge on liquid measurement conversions. I have found a few games he links to the interactive activities I found. Feel free to find your own as well.-Converting Cups to Quarts)- http://www.quia.com/mc/126277.html (Liquid Volume Conversion)7) Upon the stions (Please write your answers on Microsoft Word): -How many quarts make a gallon? -How many cupseaspoons make an once? -If you are given directions to bake a cake that calls for 1.5 cups of water but you only cups? -You need to fill a container with 3.75 gallons of water. You only have a cup, gil and teaspoon to Score
Total Score: C D-F Score The student shows a some understanding of The student does not put the definition of 25% the definition by attempting to define the the word in their own words and does not word in their own words, but it is not in a cite their souce. complete sentence. The student does not cite their source. The student was able to find a conversion The student found a chart that did not have 25% that only include some of the required liquid measurement conversions. The chart measurements. The chart was easy to follow did not relate the subject at hand. and displayed the information effectively. Student creates their own liquid The student simply finds a chart online and 25% measurements conversion chart that copies the chart as their own. The chart lacks exemplifies a fair understanding of liquid originality and/or is not easy to follow. conversions. The chart merges information from multiple charts. The chart looks similar to the chart they found online The chart is clear and easy to follow. The student answers questions in a way that The student does not answer every 25% shows the teacher a fair understanding of question. The questions are not answered in liquid measurement conversions. The complete sentences and it is not certain questions are answered in complete whether the student understood liquid sentences, but lack the steps to show how measurement conversions. the student arrived at each answer. Total Score: 100%understanding on when a conversion is need for liquid measurements and based on that assessment on whents. The students will have gained an understanding of the definition of each unit of measurement. Theation they need. After finding information on the internet that fits all their needs, their students will have tomeasurement conversions as well as proficient skills in Microsoft office programs. Lastly, the students will ave gathered and learned.
nderstanding of liquid measurement conversions by learning definitions, creating data charts and answering