Which Life Would You Choose for Me?

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Hello teachers! This webquest was created for students to learn about elephant life. The main question students have to answer is whether or not elephants should live in captivity or in the wild/a sanctuary.

This webquest should be completed in groups of 3 or 4 students and should only take about an hour or less to complete. Extra time will be needed for completion of the final presentation.

Once your students finish their projects, you can choose to submit them to the Global Sanctuary for Elephants by sending them to P.O. Box 2426 Brentwood, TN 37024 or by email to kat@globalelephants.org! Good luck on your journey and I hope you enjoy this Webquest as much as I did!


The standards addressed in this webquest are based on the NC State Standards for science and technology for grades 6-8.

7.L.2. Understand the relationship of the mechanisms of cellular reproduction, patterns of inheritance and external factors to potential variation among offspring.

8.L.3. Understand how organisms interact with and respond to the biotic and abiotic components of their environment.

6.TT.1. Use technology and other resources for the purpose of accessing, organizing, and sharing information.

6.RP.1. Apply a research process for collaborative or individual research.

7.TT.1. Use technology and other resources for assigned tasks.

7.RP.1 Apply a research process to complete given tasks.

8.TT.1. Use technology and other resources for assigned tasks.

8.RP.1.Apply a research process to complete project-based activities.


Images on this webquest are taken from Google Images under the keyword search of "elephants" and also from The Elephant Sanctuary Website.

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