This WebQuest is designed to take approximately five 30 minute sessions,including a pre-test, research on vital statistics about Bermuda, identifying at least 2 endemic plants, creating a poster to describe key terms including a picture, definition and sentence. Compiling a list of eco friendly activities and completing a post-test of short answer questions on climate, immigrant cultural influences, vegetation and natural resources.
This WebQuest meets the following Academic standards for Primary 6.
Primary 6 Social Studies Module D
Explain how geographic location determines climate and learn the following key terms: tropical, sub-tropical, gulf-stream, hurricane. Identify natural resources and endemic plants.
Identify how humans have a negative affect on the environment. Identify how nature (hurricanes) has a negative affect on the environment. Learn the following key terms: magma, mid-atlantic ridge and volcano.
Identify reasons why various immigrant groups had for coming to Bermuda.
References: Recommended internet sites used for research and activities for the content.
Student will take a pre-test to check their prior knowledge on this unit on Environment.
Student can also participate in the hangman activity which includes key terms learned in this unit. This maybe used as an enrichment activity as the students can play the game and then define the word as they are successful at spelling it