an Ocean Habitat
A WebQuest for
Gail Venezio and
Introduction | Task
| Process | Resources |
| Conclusion | Teachers
is only one ocean. The oceans of the world are connected. The
four oceans of the world are:
the Arctic, the Indian, the Pacific, and the Atlantic.
The oceans cover almost 3/4 of the Earth. Living in the ocean are
many animals. You will investigate one of these animals and where
Ready, set, dive!! We are building
an aquarium of ocean animals for our town. We will create a virtual
ocean on the Web. You will investigate what your animal looks like,
where your animal lives, what it eats, and who eats it! What
will your animal need to live and be happy?
1. Click here
to watch a video on sea life.
2. Choose an ocean animal with Mrs. Venezio.
3. Get a Data Collection
Sheet from Mrs. Venezio.
4. Find information to answer the questions about
your animal. Click here to find your
animal. Then click on its name. Print out the information
about your animal.
5. Scientists return to your class to fill in
your data collection sheet. Be sure to answer all questions.
6. Get an Data
Evaluation Sheet from Mrs. Venezio.
7. Go to the computer lab. At your workstation
click on the first icon below. Listen for directions. When
you are done, print out your certificate. Remember, your username
is ocean and your password is habitat.
6. Click here
to watch a movie about the ocean food chain. Look carefully at the
detail in the picture. You will have to draw a picture like this
7. Using the computer (Kid Pix) draw a picture
of your animal in its habitat:
Draw the depth it lives at using a shade of blue.
Draw the animal properties: size, color, shape, and texture
Draw other plant and animal life around it
Draw its food
Draw its predators
8. Back to the computer lab we go!
Click on the icon below to learn how to make text boxes. Remember,
your username is ocean and your password
8. Using your drawing, make textboxes
for a slideshow that tells with words:
What it eats
Who eats it
How it catches and eats it's food
What sound it make
9. Get an evaluation
sheet from your teacher. Check off the responsibilities you have
the Jake the Sea Dog
Nibble, Gulp, Bite Game
Student Evaluation Forms
a Rubric Here for your activity
Congratulations! By using this Ocean Habitat
Webquest you have learned more about many ocean animals. Now you
can share what you have learned about the ocean food chain with others.
Let's share our slideshow with parents and friends.
to access a some project resources.
Based on a template
from The WebQuest