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Antarctica: a WebQuest

Why is Antarctica important?  Why do we need to protect it?

Introduction

Task 1 - Climate

Task 2 - Wildlife

Task 3 - Human Activities

Task 4 - The Future

Conclusion

Evaluation

 

 

 

Evaluation

Rubric for Antarctica WebQuest

  Beginning Developing Accomplished
Information Student can locate and select information from the given Internet sources with some guidance. Student can locate and select relevant information from given and other Internet sources. Student can locate and select information from given and other Internet sources and other resources.
Research Log Student makes entries that  contain little detail. Student makes entries that contain considerable detail. Student makes entries that are complete, detailed and in-depth.
Content Student can acquire content and some knowledge on the climate, wildlife and human activities in Antarctica. Student can acquire content and knowledge and understanding of the effect of the environment in Antarctica. Student can acquire content and knowledge and an understanding of the effect and the need to protect Antarctica.
Individual Work Student's presentation contains information about each task with little detail, not clear and not organized. Student's presentation contains organized and clear information about each task with some detail. Student's presentation contains detailed, organized and clear information about each task.
Group Work Student contributes some information to the group with some understanding of human activities and the need to protect Antarctica.  Student contributes to the group to show a good understanding of human activities and the need to protect Antarctica. Student contributes well to the group to show an excellent understanding of human activities and the need to protect Antarctica.

 

                                                          

This WebQuest has been designed by Wendy Kemp for the subject 81529 Supervised Project 1 at the University of Southern Queensland.
For problems or questions regarding this web contact wkemp@tig.com.au
Last updated: May 10, 2001.