This webquest focuses on the dangerous and poisonous creatures of Australia. It is therefore of most use to those students currently studying Australia or dangerous animals. As some of the information in the connected websites can be upsetting, this webquest is not recommended for small children.
-students learn about a dangerous animal and how to protect themselves in the case of coming across one.
-students develop research skills and learn to filter useful information from frivolous.
-students will gain an understanding of the powerpoint program and how to condense information into a useful medium.
-students develop the skills needed for public presentation of their work.
-students will require internet access and time in class to work on and present their work
-studentes can be put into groups with each group member focusing on a different creature and presentations being comprehensive of many creatures.
-students can be put into groups that will focus on a particular creature with each group member researching a different aspect of the webquest.
-the information gathered in this webquest can be presented through a different medium if powerpoint is unavailable or impractical.