Analysing the Webquest Process
The quintessential website for creating digital lesson formats: hotlists, treasure hunts, scrapbooks, samplers and Webquests – each a
highly structured teacher tool which ensures your success as you develop
your own effective activities.
Dodge’s suggested criteria and scale for assessing a Webquest –
stuff here because you want a way to document your children’s progress
as they work within this progressive structure – even Webquests can
Dr. Alice Christie at Arizona State University offers these six examples
of Webquest rubrics – hey…..you’ve got options!
OK, they couldn’t make it much easier for you than this - select
which html format you wish to work with: no frames, frames with text links, or frames with graphic text rollovers – just fill in the
So you don’t want all the choices Template #1 offers? Here’s one
the Clinton, Michigan Public Schools you just cut and paste into your word processor and then follow the directions – piece of cake!
Webquest Central from San Diego State University, where creator Bernie
Dodge continues to refine the Webquest concept; lots of great examples and training materials too
Webquests (Castle Discovery, Flight Discovery, Shuttle Discovery, Robot
(Castle Discovery, Flight Discovery, Shuttle Discovery, Robot Discovery,Egyptian Discovery, Volcano Discovery and Lunar Discovery)
Webquest King Tutankhamun: Was it murder?
Waterford West Webquests
(State of the State, Communication and Change.)
Themes and Webquests
("Our Friend the Frog" etc)
The Webquest page
Includes a search facility, FAQ plus links to examples of WebQuests grouped by Year Level.
Developed and used with a Yr 10 Science Process class. (Tony Lynch Helensvale SHS)
Webquests and online research
Trinity College's site with plenty of good information about effective use of the internet for research.
A collection of Australian WebQuests listed by author and description of content.
How to create one, evaluate one, use one & links to lots (including Filimentality & other tools)!
What does it mean to be an Australian?
A Primary web quest developed by Cheryl Kerr, Beenleigh State School, Queensland.
An Australian WebQuest developed by Moira Curtain based around the issues of Reconciliation.
research Modules A great page developed by Mark Gillow West Morton District. Includes
Online research Modules
A great page developed by Mark Gillow West Morton District. Includes lotsof links.
A well set out listing of webquests- particularly Australian quests.
Edhelper currently have over 1,000 Webquests and 6,200 Lesson Plans.These include Science, Social Studies, Mathematics, and many more resources.
Creating Web based Lessons
American sites (Region 20) with good links to WebQuests and ideas for their use in the classroom.
Another American site (Region 2) with a huge range of webquests organised byYear Level (K to 12) and by subject area. Worth a visit.
Webquests and Resources for Teachers
An American site with a selection of WebQuests which would suit allstudents, particularly History students. Topics include the Vietnam War, the Depression, MoonQuest, and lots of great links.
An American collection of sites: includes Ancient Egypt, Body Systems, Let's Travel to Paris, The Titanic, etc and lots of useful links including tools.
Discovery School Webquest page
A site that has links to lots of webquests - all from US
schools and colleges. A large range of webquest topics.
A showcase of WebQuests which have been developed at the
Berks County Intermediate Unit during T-N-T (Teachers-N-Technology)
workshops and Pennsylvania Department of Education In-service Courses.
These WebQuests were designed and
compiled by students at the University of Northern Iowato combine hands-on
science learning activities with website technology. They were designed to be
used in a learning centre format to accompany the respective units of
An enormous collection of
Internet Project links, including WebQuests.
School District collection of WebQuests, created during a three day In-service in
the Summer of 1997.
A collection of WebQuests
and WebQuest archives compiled by the Spartanburg
County (School District
Three), located in the eastern part of Spartanburg County in northwest South
The WebQuest site offers a great deal of background and support for writing WebQuest projects. It even provides a template for student's and teacher's pages.
The WebQuests Page
site is designed to serve as a resource to those who are using the
WebQuest model to teach with the web. The sites points to excellent
examples and collecting materials developed to communicate the WebQuest
A collection of WebQuests
notable for the fact that it suggests an appropriate target audience for each