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Introduction Before you read the novel The Cay by Theodore Taylor, there are some key details we must explore. What happened during WW2? Where on earth.

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2 Introduction Before you read the novel The Cay by Theodore Taylor, there are some key details we must explore. What happened during WW2? Where on earth is Curacao? What would life be like during the war in Curacao? We will also explore what German Submarines were like, what they did, and what their goal was. We will enter into Oil Refineries and Tankers, experience the Coral Reef like never before, and feel what Malaria feels like. Through this all, we will be surviving life on a deserted island with sharks, hurricanes and other obstacles. Let's begin our journey!

3 Task YOUR MISSION: Your mission is to complete 6 of the 8 activities out-lined in this WebQuest. You must take this journey as you explore the events in Timothy and Phillip’s lives! Your final project will be in the form of a writing activity. You may pick the missions to be included in your Foldable.

4 Mission 1: Curacao 1. Describe the climate of Curacao. 2. If you traveled to Curacao, what are 3+ things you could do for fun? 3. What type of tree should you stay away from on the island? Explain why. 4.What do people do at Carnival? How do they dress? 5. What types of wildlife are found on the island? (You need at least 5) 6. Include an illustration of houses from Curacao.

5 Mission 2: U-Boats 1. When was the IIA Coastal boat built? 2. How many men were in its crew? 3. How many torpedoes did the IXB Long Range Boat carry? 4. What was the name of the 1st VIIC boat and when was it commissioned? 5. How many men made up the crew of the Seehund (Seal), a German midget submarine? 6. Choose one of the U-Boats. Illustrate and label it.

6 Mission 3:Oil Refineries and Tankers 1. What is the name of the longest tanker? 2. During WWII, where did the tankers mainly travel? 3. The tankers are so large, how did some crew members get from one point to another while on board? 4. How were the tankers named? 5. Why were the tankers built? 6. Include an illustration of a refinery or tanker.

7 Mission 4: Sharks 1. What are 5 things someone should do to avoid a shark attack? 2. How long have sharks been on Earth? 3. How many shark attacks happen each year? 4. What do sharks eat? 5. Describe the scariest shark ever to exist. Hint: On one site click on Extreme Sharks 6. Include an illustration of a shark of your choice. Make sure you include the name of the shark with your illustration _ ,00.html

8 Mission 5: Coral Reefs 1. What forms coral? 2. Describe a coral reef. 3. Where are coral reefs located? 4. What are some things that are threatening coral reefs? 5. Choose one type of reef from the Reef Design link and describe it. 6. Include an illustration of a moray eel or a reef. Be sure to place its name under it. shtml shtml

9 Mission 6:Hurricanes 1. What is a hurricane? 2. What causes a hurricane? 3. Where and when do hurricanes occur? 4. Who is in charge of naming hurricanes/tropical storms? 5. How can one protect oneself from a hurricane? 6. Include an illustration of a hurricane. Label the "eye" of the hurricane. Hurricanes Hurricanes FEMA

10 Mission 7: Malaria 1. What insect carries and transmits malaria? 2. What are the symptoms of malaria? 3. Is there a cure for malaria? 4. How many people are affected each year? 5. How many fatalities(deaths) happen in the world due to malaria? 6. Include an illustration of a mosquito. riahttp:// riahttp://

11 Mission 8: Survival 1. What does the S.T.O.P. acronym stand for? 2.What are 2 things you should consider when deciding where to build you shelter? 3. What are the five basic survival skills? 4. How long can you live without water? 5. Sea survival depends on what 3 things? 6. Include an illustration of a shelter you would make if you had only palm fronds and branches


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