Animal Research WebQuest
at all the Australian animals on the
click on the links to see the animal pictures.
one animal from the list to research.
Animal Web sites
to find your information.
the information required from the Research Assignment
sheet given out in class.
Use the Australian
Animal SS template (AppleWorks
5) to create your presentation.
Choose an Australian Animal from the Australian
Animal List and
sign your name next to that animal from the list posted
in the lab. Look through the Australian
Animal List links
if you are not sure what the animal looks like.
Work with your partner to find information on the
animal and other pictures to add to your report.
Animal Web sites
or books from our lab or the library for information.
Remember to share the work with your partner. Type your
research using AppleWorks and save as "Info."
ideas of information to gather: (Remember to check your
spelling, punctuation and use complete sentences)
of animals: These
can be drawn or downloaded from the Internet on disk
in jpeg format. You are to illustrate a picture of their
animal at school using the Kid PIX program or draw directly
on your slideshow using AppleWorks. You can also choose
pictures from the Australian
the animal looks like, size (metric preferred), colours,
body covering, special body parts. Describe the animal
in detail as if someone has never seen one. This should
be at least five sentences.
Classification: group the animal belongs to such
as marsupial, monotreme, placental, bird, reptile or
the animal lives (desert, rainforest, plains, grasslands)
Facts: information that is really special about
the animal or the coolest thing about your animal.
partners can do the research separately and them combine
their information at school. Please see me if you have
any questions or need help.
Draw a picture of the animal on your slideshow using
Insert any digital pictures you have gathered on to
your report page. Go to
and choose Insert.
your picture and choose
Insert digital photos of yourself at the end of your
Copy and Paste your information on your slides using
Animal SS Template.
fun and enjoy learning about the strange and interesting