SCIENCE Webquests


Collaborative Projects

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Google Earth
Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places, and share with others.
What is a collaborative project? Students are often faced with problems that are best understood by talking with others, collecting data from remote sites, or going through a series of problem solving activities. Once data is collected usually your classroom shares with the world.
Is Earth the Only One?
Do you know the name of the 9 planets in the galaxy called the Milky Way? You will visit the various planets using the internet in order to answer the question; "Why is Earth the Only Planet You Can Live On?"
Making sense of the physical world

Quizlet flashcards for learning
Center for Improving Science and Engineering Education
Data gathering and sharing projects
Insects Primary
You have been invited to go with an Entomologist and be their assistant for a week. You will be looking at insects to find out how they look, what they eat, where they live, and their special features. Put on your looking glasses and here we go.
How Stuff Works
Journey North
A Global study of Wildlife Migration and Seasonal change
Insect's Perspective Elementary Imagine yourself as an insect. Your habitat is about to be destroyed by humans.
If you could communicate with humans:
1. What would you write in a letter?
2. How would you design a poster to convince an exterminator that you should live?
Online Collaborative Projects Matrix of Projects
Chocolate Chip Cookie Webquest 5-8 Compare label readings and discover the most healthy chocolate chip cookie
Square of Life K-3 Square of Life: Studies in Local and Global Environments is an Internet-based collaborative project in which students will investigate their local environment and share that information with other students from around the country and the world.
Roller Coaster Design 6-12 You have been hired by Paramount's King's Island to research the roller coasters of Ohio, and then to come up with an idea for a new coaster.

Oreo Project Classrooms are invited to participate. Each classroom will need to have each student stack oreo® cookies as high as he or she can and then average all their individual results to achieve a final Class result.

Planet Webquest You are an astronaut on a mission to another planet in our solar system. You will join a crew to gather information about your destination. When you become experts, you will voyage to this planet. After exploring it, you will contact Mission Control on Earth by cyber postcard to communicate your impressions and data.
Interactive Simple Machines,weather predicting..etc

Where in the Weather Am I? 3-6 You and your group are weather investigators searching for me, Floyd Flood. I have been seen in four regions of the United States. I have sent you letters with questions you'll need to answer in order to find me.
Zoom Kitchen Chemistry

Lead a Summer Safari 1-3 You have been hired by a new company, Safaris "R" Us, to lead a trip to Africa this summer! As the tour guide you will be teaching the tourists about five of the animals they will see in Africa.
Enchanted Learning

Weather K-1 Hi my name is Snoopers. I live on the planet Snoopville. I would like to visit Earth and would like to know more about the weather on Earth. I was wondering about the different types of weather and seasons there. Can you please make me a weather journal about some of the different types of weather on Earth.
Foss Web

Recycling Elementary
You will be asked to explore Recycle City to learn different ways that a town can recycle its waste.
Science Monster

Lab Safety 3-6 Scalpels! Scissors! Boiling water! Broken glass! So many hazards! What can we do to make sure we don’t get hurt in the science lab??

Safe Science 5-9 So, what is a safe lab? How can we identify safe procedures and correct use of equipment? What can you do if an emergency situation occurs?
Science Projects

Paper or Plastic Grade 3 Your group will use the Internet to research information about recycling and paper and plastic bags to create an informative poster. This poster will be displayed in a grocery store to help shoppers make informed decisions to the question - 'Paper or Plastic?'
Energy Star Kids

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