Webquest is an inquiry-based approach to learning and a perfect way for teachers to begin integrating Internet searches into their curriculum. It provides an authentic, technology-rich environment for problem solving and information processing.
A web quest guides students to search the Internet for specific information. For example, in a webquest called What Is the Most Serious Problem Facing Earth?, student teams vie for funding from the fictional Help Our World (HOW) Foundation. Each team builds a case for a critical environmental concern. Which threat is the most critical? Which team should be awarded the foundation’s $1 million grant? (see more here).
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