Presentation on theme: "By Tricia Sproule A Webquest for Fourth Grade. The rainforest is important to the ecosystem. It is the home to unique animals and plants. It also helps."— Presentation transcript:
The rainforest is important to the ecosystem. It is the home to unique animals and plants. It also helps stabilize the worlds climate. Yet, they are in danger. You are being hired by as an expert to travel to the rainforest to research and gather photos of your animal to tell the importance of saving the rain forest. Intro TaskProcess EvaluationConclusion Click a frog or arrows.
You began your journey be researching your animal for your classroom written report with me in the tech lab. Now it is be time to locate photos of your animal. Your task is to create a Power Point presentation to present your animal using facts and the photos collected. Your slides can be created in a riddle, multiple choice, true false or a combination format. You will also need to tell why the rainforest is important to your animal. IntroTaskProcess EvaluationConclusion
You will need to provide the following within your interactive Power Point presentation: 1. At least 3 questions (multiple choice, true/false, riddle, or combination) about your animal. 2. Your questions will need to be hyperlinked to the correct answers. 3. At least 3-5 photos of your animal. 4. A background design also changing the font, its color, and size. First, you and your partner will need to look at your research and decide the layout of your presentation. You will use the story board provided to help. Pick the design and color of your background, font, font color, and size. IntroTaskProcess EvaluationConclusion
Next, you will need to visit www.flickr.com and www.goodsearch.com to gather photos.www.flickr.com www.goodsearch.com Flickr Go to the search area, type in a keyword(s).Click Search. Beside the search button, click the Advanced Search link. Make sure to check the box by Photos/Videos and scroll to the bottom clicking Only within Creative Commons. Click Search. Choose a picture by clicking on it.
Once you find a picture, make sure it is okay to use it. Look for the Copyright symbol. Dont forget to cite your picture to give the photographer credit for their work. http://www.flickr.com/photos/csg51/2430939057/sizes/sq/
Goodsearch Remember when searching the internet to be safe as I have taught you. We use this search engine to keep you safe, but do not give personal information or passwords to anyone. Go to www.goodsearch.com.www.goodsearch.com Click on the Images link to narrow your search. Type in your animal and click Search.
Click on the photo to see if it is copyrighted. If it is okay, right click on the image and click on Save Image As and give it a name. In the Power Point, click on Insert then Picture. http://spzfrogblog.wordpress.com/2008/04/29/more-on-bd/
Minimum EffortSatisfactoryExcellentScore My partner and I worked well together. Students does very little work and the partner does almost all of the work. Student does some of the work but lets the partner do more. Student worked well with partner and did an equal amount of work. 3-5 Questions with hyperlinks. Presentation has 0-1 questions with hyperlinks. Presentation has 2 questions with hyperlinks. Presentation has 3-5 questions with hyperlinks. 3-5 Photos Present Presentation has 0-1 photos. Presentation has 2 photos. Presentation has 3-5 photos. Background/ Font Changes (color, font, size) NothingOnly Background or Font changes Background and Font Changes IntroTaskProcessEvaluation Conclusion
There are many different types of animals in the rain forest. We should always remember the importance of the animals and taking care of the rain forest. Think of ways to get involved to save the rain forest. http://www.kidssavingtherainforest.org/main.html http://www.arborday.org/programs/rainforest/kids.cfm Intro TaskProcessEvaluationConclusion