Research Webquest: Dolphins!
⭐️Let’s all go on a digital research Webquest! In this Webquest, students learn all about dolphins for an exciting and educational cross-curricular learning experience! Students will learn about what dolphins are, how to classify them, the lifecycle of dolphins, and the importance they play in their ecosystem. This Webquest in Google Slides contains embedded videos, images, reading passages, exercises, research practice, writing activities, and more.
⭐️This resource integrates a variety of research, writing, critical thinking, and reading skills. Students complete activities along with watching videos and completing thought-provoking exercises. Incorporates key text features, reading comprehension, writing, multimedia, interdisciplinary studies, and other skills.
*Please note: This resource includes YouTube videos, so ensure you and your students have access to YouTube before purchasing. Although great care has been taken to ensure all content is appropriate for the stated grade levels, each classroom is unique and it is recommended that teachers review all content prior to use. This resource uses links to third party content that may be changed or removed by the content owner. Links are reviewed regularly; however, if you find a broken link, please let me know so I can update the resource accordingly.
✏️Google Slides Format – This interactive format is perfect for classroom and distance learning. Slides are interactive and can be used as a fun and engaging exercise within the classroom or remotely.
✏️Engaging Interactive Maps & Virtual Video Exploration – Interactive maps & virtual video tours take students inside the action.
✏️Reading & Writing – Integrates key reading and writing skills like compare & contrast, multimedia, text features, main ideas, cause and effect, multiple sources, and more.
✏️Research Practice – This Webquest is a great tool to help students learn how to research, or use as sources to write a report.
- My Dolphin Scrapbook
- What are Dolphins?
- Are Dolphin Whales?
- Dolphin Anatomy
- Where in the World?
- Dolphin Lifecycle
- Becoming a Dolphin Trainer
- The Dangers of Plastic
- Dolphins vs. Sharks
- Take the Dolphin Quiz
- other Places to Explore
Take a closer look at what this virtual field trip looks like in this video preview.
This resource is suitable for the following grade levels:
- 2nd & 3rd Grade: With teacher modeling, whole class, or small groups.
- 4th & 5th Grade: Independent for on-level students.