Social Studies Web Quests 51 to 100
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Years Webquest - It's party time! Our class will have a New
Year's celebration to learn about the cultural and religious differences
and similarities between ourselves and other diverse cultures.
Rockwell - Students will write a one page paper on the artist
including the analysis of the paintings of the artists. They must
include a copy of one of the paintings as well.
Community - Community is the places, people, and activities
in a location. You will learn about hour own community in this project.
Budget - Essentially, you will be required to set up a monthly budget.
You will be required to write your budget on a provided worksheet, and
get your information off the Internet.
Budgeting - Today, you will be put with a partner (i.e. spouse) or
will work alone. Then you will discover the occupation that best fits
your personal strengths and interests.
Cultures - You are interested in the ancient cultures of Latin America
prior to the conquest of Spain. You will travel to different countries
and pick one ancient culture to focus on. Later, you will share the information
to your class.
Search - It's your turn to find out what's so special about our presidents.
of the Middle East - What are the basic beliefs of Islam, Judaism,
Day - Using Google you are to research Remembrance Day during your
ICT lessons in order to produce an assignment using Word.
- Working in groups of three, you will create an eight slide PowerPoint
presentation. The research for this assignment will be strictly web based.
Newspapers - You are about to embark upon a journey through time.
You will be traveling back in time to the 1770s. The new nation is at
war with England.
but Equal - Plessy Vs Ferguson was a landmark United States Supreme
Court decision in the jurisprudence of the United States, upholding the
constitutionality of state laws requiring racial segregation in private
businesses (particularly railroads), under the doctrine of "separate but
Wonders - What are the Seven Wonders of your World?
Communications - Social communication includes everything from face-to-face
meetings to Web conferences and Facebook. Has the relaxed atmosphere impacted
the way businesses communicate?
Security - Have you ever wondered what that silly thing called Social
Security is? Maybe an adult told you that you may not have it when your
older or it will look very different.
Five Year Plans - How Successful were Stalin's Five Year Plans?
Brochure - You are businessmen and businesswomen! You advertising
for one of the 50 states.
Project - Imagine you want your parents to take you to visit a state
of your choice. What information would you tell your parents about the
state in order to convince them to take a trip to that state?
of Government - The purpose of this lesson is to learn the different
branches of government, and what each branch does.
1960s Culture - We are going to investigate different aspects of the
this era and explain why it was such a time of change and rebellion.
- What were some of the differences from the 1st Thanksgiving to today?
1950s - Your task is to set up a drive-in theater. Select the movies
you will show, the music you will play before it starts, products you
will have at your concession stand and the cars that will be parked in
front of the screen.
American Dream - Your job is to find out as much information as you
can about the 1950�s and report back to your generation before time is
lost and the decade of the 1950�s has been forgotten.
American Revolution - Imagine that you and your team have traveled
back in time to the era of the American Revolution.
Civil Rights Movement - Imagine you are a students who have traveled
back in time to the era of the Civil Rights Movement. Give an account
of what it is like to live during this time.
Dust Bowl - Have you ever heard of the "Dust Bowl" or a "Black Blizzard"?
You will take a journey into Oklahoma history.
History of Mardi Gras - Create a timeline of how Madri Gras came to
be the celebration it is today.
Roaring 20s - Each group is going to create a publication comprised
of all of the writings that have been completed. The publication can be
organized in any fashion.
Teenager's Experience - Students will describe the social, political,
and cultural issues facing the average American teenager during the Vietnam
Colonies - You are a teenage English citizen living outside London
in the 1620's. Your local area has become very crowded. One day at school,
you overhear some adults talking about new possibilities and new beginnings
in the recently established thirteen colonies.
- The students will research tobacco products and come up with a spread
sheet of how much an average adult would spend if he used 1 tobacco product
Around the World - Did you ever want to go someplace far away? Well,
get ready because our class is going to take a �Trip Around the World.�
Each of you (working in partners) will be traveling very soon, actually
within the next two weeks.
in Korea - Individually you will conduct a search of the Internet
to determine the major actions, ideas, and politics surrounding the eventual
arrival of the American military in Southeast Asia and what the outcome
of the Korea War meant to the future of the United States and its strength
as a world power.
- The publisher of Angel Child, Dragon Child needs your help. Many teachers
have been asking for posters about Vietnam to help their students learn
about this country.
Music - How was ancient music used? Each student will pick a region
to research; we'll learn about music from around the world.
vs. Bloom - What are the similarities and differences between Bloom's
and William's Taxonomy?
Processors - The first application you were taught in high school
computing is word-processing. And once again in this CSEC course we will
Powers - You will be creating a chart of the major religions. Since
religion is a basis of human culture, you will need material for basic
information about Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism.
Religions - This site is intended to be a home base for all of our
Geography activities. Think of the site as your electronic field assignment
State - You will each be creating a map of your own state. It will
be your responsibility to decide on its name and to decide which landforms
and bodies of water you want the state to have.