Webquest Activity Ideas

ENGAGE

EXPLORE

EXPLAIN

EXPAND

 

ENGAGE

  • Students are engaged in learning
  • Students decide to participate
  • Students are introduced to problem
  • Students learn about project to create
  • Students plan and choose action

INTRODUCE

EVALUATE

EXPLORE

  • Students research
  • Students are involved hands-on
  • Students are coached
  • Students learn processes
  • Students document processes or steps

HANDS-ON

EVALUATE

EXPLAIN

  • Students decide rules or theories in use
  • Students reflect on their understanding
  • Students articulate their understanding
  • Students present or report their understanding
  • Students define their beliefs or values

REFLECT

EVALUATE

EXPAND

  • Students look for links and patterns to real-life
  • Students apply learning to new problems
  • Students apply learning to new situations
  • Students apply learning to today’s environment
  • Students make predictions

CONNECT

 

[Karplus & Thier (1967); Biological Science Curriculum Study, Roger Bybee; The Fifth Discipline, Peter Senge (1994); http://www.miamisci.org/ph/lpintro5e.html]