Science Web Quests

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  • A Galaxy of Knowledge - We'll begin our astronomy unit by finding out basic information about the the planets and stars (including our Sun), and discover why we have eclipses, seasons, and varying phases of the moon.
  • Africa's Natural Reserves - You are an ecologist who is in charge of create a "Safari" with tourists that comes to the Africa Natural Reserve to met wild animals in their own habit.
  • Alcohol and Performance - Many young athletes are aware that alcohol is unhealthy but they are unaware of the effects it has on their performance.
  • An Athlete's Diet - Sports Nutrition is essential for athletes as how they fuel their body can be the difference between a personal best or an average performance. As such as an athlete you will want to do some research into the type of diet an athlete in your chosen sport would eat as a result of their energy requirements.
  1. Anatomy and Physiology - As a result, by participating in this WebQuest you will become more familiar with the structural and functional organization of your body's musculoskeletal system; in hopes of truly increasing your physical education.
  2. Animal Classification- If you were an animal, which animal would you be? What kind of animal is it and what is it like?
  3. Animal Safari - Imagine you are a visitor from another planet. You have studied Earth and you know the two types of living things, plants and animals that exist on Earth.
  4. Animal and Plant Cells - You will learn the cellular structure and functions of plant and animal cells, their differences and similarities, and the functions and differences/similarities of the cell's organelles.
  5. Animals Need Homes Too - Are there shelters for homeless animals? Is there Foster Care for stray animals? What can we do to help homeless animals?
  6. Avoid Inactivity - The dangers of not receiving enough physical activity will also be examined. Also, students are going to be asked to gauge their own physical activity habits and determine if they are receiving enough physical activity.
  7. Biomes of the United States - You will study some of the biomes that are unique to the United States of America. At the end of your study you will create a poster presentation that will show what you have learned.
  8. Be Fit! Eat Smart - What are the key guidelines that one should follow when having a well balanced and nutritious diet?
  9. Cleaning Matter - This web quest will cause students to discern The classifications of matter, states of matter, and properties and changes of matter.
  10. Cloning - Can you think of other uses of cloning? Do you think cloning is ethical? Can you foresee any issues with cloning? Would you want a clone?
  11. Clouds Sweating - In this Webquest students you will be able discover,analyze,and summarize the water cycle including evaporation,condensation,and precipitation.
  12. Coral Reefs - In the Ocean one of the most amazing sights is coral reefs. The coral reefs have been made home by many different species of plants and fish.
  13. Discovering the Sun - It will be your mission to gather as much information about the sun and report to the aliens as soon as possible.
  14. Energy - What do you think of when you hear the word "energy"? I think of electricity energy. Did you know that everything and everyone works on energy?
  15. Exploration of Planets - The task will involve researching two planets finding out what they are made of, where it is located, if the planet can support life, the size of the planet, and any other facts that interest you about the planets.
  16. Families of Elements - The year is 1913 and you are Henry Moseley. You have used X-rays to determine the number of protons in the nucleus of certain elements
  17. Fast Food is Fast - There are many young people that are not getting their daily requirement of exercise despite the known benefits one receives from exercise.
  18. Finding Your Own Exercise - Exercise is great for you, though you may not think its so great. Some people look down upon exercise. "Running laps is not interesting," or "Lifting weights takes too long, I dont see the point."
  19. Fingerprint Expert - You have to produce a handbook on "Using Fingerprints to Solve Crime". You then have to fingerprint your fellow rookie agents and identify their fingerprint type and features.
  20. Flexibility and Athleticism - Why is flexibility important?
  21. Food Label Detective - Your job as a Food Label Detective is to find out how many calories from fat there are in foods based on looking at a food label.
  22. Food Pyramid Guideline - The task of this web quest is to gain more information on the health benefits in following the food pyramid guidelines.
  23. Getting Active - Why do you believe kids are becoming less and less motivated to be active, and what do you think are some things that could help them to get more active?
  24. Health and Activity - The purpose of this Web Quest is to find out about the hazards of inactivity and unhealthy eating as well as to search for reasons as to why Americans should become active and have a healthy diet.
  25. Healthy Dating - After gathering characteristics of a healthy dating relationship from a variety of sources, create a three-column brochure that could be handed out to the 7-12 students in our school.
  26. Healthy Eating - Eating healthy can greatly benefit any individual. Having proper nutrition will provide you with enough energy to feel physically active and help you perform various physical activities.
  27. Help Mother Nature - Mother Nature has lost her memory and needs your help to remind her about the seasons.
  28. How Healthy is Your River? - Do the fish in your local river have a safe home? Is the water they live in healthy?
  29. How Stuff Works - You and your group will research a technological process that creates a familiar object or product. You will then work with your group to create a poster showing the steps in that technological process.
  30. How to Diagnose Autism - Your task will be to learn about Autism, diagnosing Autism, theories and treatment options. You will write an five page essay as you were a psychologist consisting of diagnose and treatment a person with Autism.
  31. Identifying Animals - You are about to become an animal expert! You will be given a total of five animals to research. Once you learn what category your animals are divided into and why, you will share your expert opinion with the class. Let's go!
  32. Introducing Technology - We are going to discover new and interesting ways to use the Internet to its full potential.
  33. Let's Stop Pollution - Why are your friends in school polluting the environment? You must help to educate your friends about pollution, its effect and ways to prevent it.
  34. Let's Fly! - You have just read about Amelia Earhart, who was an extraordinary pilot. In this webquest you will learn about aircrafts and how they fly. You will then use what you learn to create and design your own plane.
  35. Layers of the Earth - Today I am going to read one of the books from the Magical School bus Series. This one is entitled "The Magic School bus: Inside the Earth."
  36. Learning about Children - Your task is to learn about infants, toddlers and preschoolers and apply that knowledge to the development of an activity that the day care could use for one or more of the age groups they are caring for.
  37. Learning about Frequency - In this webquest we are going to learn all about frequency! Frequency is defined as the number of complete waves per unit of time. During this lesson you will learn how frequency relates to sound waves.
  38. Let's Get Physical - With the growing use of media in today's homes, children are spending less and less time outside. What are some creative ways to start getting kids back outside and active?
  39. Life Cycle of a Butterfly - In this unit we have been learning about butterflies, your job for today is to make a poster about the life cycle of a butterfly with your partner and write down the stages that they go through.
  40. Look Like a Rock Star - The student will design a personal workout plan and exercise log based on personal goals, to implement throughout the semester.
  41. Making Magnets Matter - Wanted! Calling on young scientist to devise a plan to help save the people of Lacombe from despair. Due to the massive thunderstorm which struck two days ago the inhabitants are without electricity.
  42. Microscopes - For this project you and your partner are going to investigate microscopes.
  43. Moving to the Beat! - What goes into the process of teaching a dance for others to learn? How can you break down a dance in order to make it easier for someone to understand? Are you creative enough to develop your own unique dance to be able to teach to someone else?
  44. Natural Habitats - Through this activity we are going to be looking at the different impacts human interaction has on natural habitats and communities. We will also be looking at ways that we can help minimize the negative impact those natural habitats.
  45. Natural Resources - You will become an expert on a natural resource in Mississippi.
  46. No Bats in My Town - You and your consultation team members have your own area of expertise. You each need to do research according to the job to which you have been assigned.
  47. Parts of the Computer - You must use the world wide web to create a timeline of computer development. Some questions to think about include: When was the first computer created and by whom? How come we have such powerful computers today?
  48. Phase Changes - This webquest will help illustrate how molecular motion is related to phase changes.
  49. Plant and Animal Cells - What are cells made of? What similarities and differences do plant and animal cells have?
  50. Playing it Safe! - In this WebQuest you will be given an opportunity to created projects to help other students understand the importance of being safe in a science lab.
  51. Proper use of Technology - Do you really understand the rules of using the Internet?
  52. Protein Synthesis - Your task is to watch the animation on the link and answer the questions regarding protein synthesis.
  53. Psychology Experimentation - This Web quest will help you develop your own understanding of what is involved in "the classic experiment" through learning the basic concepts, contrasting "the experiment" with other methods of primary research, serving as a participant (or subject) in an experiment, becoming familiar with the ethical issues in experiments, critiquing experimental designs, and finally through developing and critiquing your own experimental design.
  54. Rain Forests - Why is the Rain Forest important? What are some of the animals that live there?
  55. SMOKING WILL KILL YOU - Smoking cigarettes does not make a person look cool. That is a fabricated lie made up by some high school students who wanted people to think they were popular.
  56. Save the Dolphins - Why should we stop dolphins from being killed? How are people hurting dolphins?
  57. Scientists and Inventors - Every day, we are surrounded by the inventions, research and experiments that have been done before we were born.
  58. Smart Start to Success! - What are ways that students can eat healthy before, during, and after school?
  59. Solar System Wonders - How does gravity affect the orbit of the planets?
  60. Staying Active for Life - What does it take to be active for life?
  61. Survival in Arctic Tundra - You will choose one of the animals given, research on it by writing questions to help you with the research and share your findings using podcast.
  62. Talk It Up - The Spanish language is spoken in 15 of the 19 countries in South and Central America and in a few in North America as well. Apparently el Espanol is a pretty big deal.
  63. The Art of Brainwashing - Can you identify different types of propaganda and their specific purpose? Can you make up an ad that uses the techniques you have learned to identify?
  64. The Dangers of Steroids - Students must research the effects of steroids and gather information about their history, uses (both positive and negative) and side effects.
  65. The Pioneers of PTE - Periodic table is the bible of chemistry. Have you ever wondered how the periodic table of elements come about?
  66. The Planets - You are a member of an international scientific team in charge of the first planetary colony in our solar system. You must analyze at least four different planets and decide on which planet to colonize.
  67. The Scientific Method - At the end of this assignment you and your partner will need to answer the following question: How can using the Scientific Method help to solve everyday problems?
  68. The Solar System_ - Throughout this Science lesson we will learn some new and interesting facts about all eight planets in our Solar System, as well as review information we have already learned.
  69. The Wonderful Water Cycle - Why is the water cycle important to us as well as nature?
  70. The Wonders of Weather - Students will create "cloudscapes" to demonstrate their understanding of cirrus, stratus, cumulus, and cumulonimbus clouds.
  71. Unite to Fight Obesity - What are some ways in which students and children alone, can help one another in promoting healthier lifestyles and fight childhood obesity.
  72. Volcanoes - What is a volcano? What happens when a volcano erupts? Where are volcanoes located?
  73. Weather Watchers! - Have you ever wondered how meteorologists predict the weather? Well, this week you will be able to watch, record, and predict the weather just like a meteorologist!
  74. On Tobacco Use - You and your classmates will be investigating the reasons why teens choose to use tobacco. Who influences them to use tobacco or not to use tobacco?
  75. Weekly Physical Fitness - Students will be given a daily log in which they will keep track of all physical activity they participate in and the duration of the activity, for a week.
  76. Whale Quest - Wow! You have been asked by the National Junior Geographic Society to go on a mission to find out about different whales and particularly find out about the whales that are becoming extinct.
  77. Whale Watch - Our job is to learn more about these animals and help them to survive so they will always swim in our oceans. Each student will belong to a group that will gather information on a whale species and present that information to the rest of the class.
  78. You Are What You Eat - You are to analyze and reflect on one day of food/drink consumption from when you make up to when you go to bed.
  79. Zoo - The animals at the local zoo have escaped! As a community, we are going to get together and help the zoologist put the animals back where they belong.