This webquest will enable students
to study the characteristics of plants, the environment the plants need
to survive and maintaining the health of the plants. Through this
process, the students will learn how to research using the Internet.
They will also learn how to communicate through presentations using PowerPoint.Standards
2: Information Systems
will access, generate, process, and transfer information using appropriate
- Students will learn how to use PowerPoint.
Use a variety of equipment and software packages to enter, process,
display, and communicate information in different forms using text,
tables, pictures, and sound
- Students will learn how to effectively search using the Internet.Standard
4: Science - Students will understand and apply scientific
concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and
living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in
Access needed information from printed media, electronic data bases,
and community resources
- Students will study the structure of the plants and the environment needed
to survive.Standard 1: Language for Information and
Understanding - Students will listen, speak, read, and write for
information and understanding. As listeners and readers, students will collect
data, facts, and ideas; discover relationships, concepts, and generalizations;
and use knowledge generated from oral, written, and electronically produced
texts. As speakers and writers, they will use oral and written language
that follows the accepted conventions of the English language to acquire,
interpret, apply, and transmit information.
Describe how the structures of plants and animals complement the environment
of the plant or animal
- Students will interpret information from the Internet using the Webquest.
Information Literacy Skills:
and interpret information from children's reference books, magazines,
textbooks, electronic bulletin boards, audio and media presentations,
oral interviews, and from such forms as charts, graphs, maps, and diagrams
1 – accesses information efficiently and effectively
2 – evaluates information critically and competently
3 – The student who is information literate uses information accurately
Standard 9 – The student participates
effectively in groups to pursue and generate information.