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WebQuests: An Online Introduction

How would you like to be detective trying to solve the mystery of King Tut's death? Would you rather travel back in time to create an old-time radio play? How about devising a plan to save the Earth from a deadly comet? Sound intriguing? All of these things are possible in the world of WebQuests. In these inquiry-based learning activities, learners actually use information drawn from the World Wide Web to produce an authentic product based on meaningful research. Cooperative learning, critical thinking skills, and cross-curricular connections are key components of WebQuest activities.

Table of Contents
What is a WebQuest?
Why should I use a WebQuest?
Key Elements of a WebQuest
Additional WebQuest Elements
Designing a WebQuest
Helpful Resources
WebQuests You Can Use
Credits and References