What is a WebQuest?

A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented lesson format in which most or all the information that learners work with comes from the web.

Here are a few examples from www.webquest.org

Kemps Ridley Sea Turtles
Alert! Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles are endangered! So what? Who cares? What's one less turtle? WELL...we're going to find out just why everyone is worried about this little fellow!


Earth's Biomes
Students become biome experts and research a biome in order to create both a model of their biome as well as a PowerPoint presentation. It includes the forms needed for the students to work on the project. Grade 5.

Westward Expansion - Webquest
This is a WebQuest that lets students exlore the Westward Expansion of the 1840s and 50s through various roles they take on. It is designed for 5th graders

America Then and Now: Learning About Colonial America
5th graders compare a typical day in their own life to a typical day for a child during Colonial times by writing parallel journal entries.

Help Dirty Doug Learn Hygiene Skills
This WebQuest was written to teach hygiene skills to 3rd- to 5th-graders, but could be used for older or younger pupils as well.

Energy Conservation
A WebQuest for students in grades 3-5 on saving energy within the home and the classroom.