WebQuest

Habitat Adventure

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Process:
Everyone in the group must agree about which habitat he or she is exploring, if you cannot agree, I will assign each of you to a habitat.

1) Go to the habitat website and use your chart to take notes about your specific habitat including five of its characteristics and a picture.
2) Now itís time to research an animal specific to your habitat, click on the link to find an animal that interests you. Record how it lives in the habitat, how change would affect it, and a picture.
3) Click on the link provided to find a plant that lives in your habitat.  Make sure to include in your research how it lives in the habitat, how change would affect it, and a picture.
4) Make sure you teach the rest of your group about what you learned about your habitat.  Record the information in the chart provided.
5) Now its time to start working on your presentation.  Decide how your group would like to present the information, remember there must be one piece of technology included.  You should however also use dioramas, collage of pictures, or drawings as long as they're neat and well thought out. Each habitat should be represented.

Resources:
Chart:
The chart you should use to write information about the habitats, animals, and plants.
http://myweb.bloomu.edu/mlf17911/worksheet.doc


Habitat Website: 
Habitats: Simplified Explanations
This webpage includes links to all five habitats, the tundra is listed as Polar Regions and Rainforest as Tropical and Temperate Forests. http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/ecoregions/about/habitat_types/habitats/

Desert:
Desert Biome: Plants and Animals
This link has information about both plants and animals in the desert.
http://www.kidcyber.com.au/topics/biomedes2.htm

Rainforest:
Rainforest Plants
This is a link to information about plants which live in the rainforest. http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/rforest/plants/index.htm
Rainforest Animals
This is a link to information about animals which live in the rainforest. http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/rforest/animals/index.htm

Wetlands:
Wetlands Animals
This is a website with information about many different animals which live in wetlands. http://www.mbgnet.net/fresh/wetlands/animals/
Wetland Plants
This webpage has information about different Wetland plants. http://dnr.wi.gov/eek/veg/plants/wetlandplants.htm

Grasslands:
Grasslands and Grasslands Animals
This website has a lot of different animals from different grasslands.
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/grassland/grassland.shtml
Grasslands Plants
This website has many grasslands plants to choose from.
http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/grasslnd/plants/

Tundra:
Tundra Animals
This webpage has links to information about different animals which live in tundras.  If you want more information about tundras in genereal you can click the home link.
http://www.tundraanimals.net/guide.html
BluePlanetBiomes.org
This website has plants along with a few more animals which live in tundras.
Plants: http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/tundra_plant_page.htm
Animals: http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/tundra_animal_page.htm

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