Teacher Page

This page has been designed to give the teacher information about the Energy Choices WebQuest. Please read this information before you begin the WebQuest with your class.

What Is This All About?
What Grade Level Is This For?
What Will Be Done?
What Will Be Learned?
Updates
Credits

What Is This All About?

This WebQuest will give the students the opportunity to learn about different forms of energy production. Students should also be able to identify the benefits and risks of these different types of energy. The WebQuest provides students with the opportunity to use the internet and other resources to learn more about each of several energy sources.

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What Grade Level Is This For?

The WebQuest was designed for students in high school chemistry classes.  Specifically, this was designed to compliment the ChemCom curriculum.  ChemCom is written by the American Chemical Society.

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What Will Be Done?

The students are given a scenario that discusses how their city is in need of more energy. It is then the students' responsibility to investigate several energy options and then choose which one is best. Specifically, each student and his or her group will: Top

What Will Be Learned?

The students will learn several things during this activity including:
  1. the pros and cons of several energy sources,
  2. the ability to analyze an energy source for risks and benefits,
  3. using the internet to research and,
  4. group work skills.
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Updates

Updates to this site can be found at The CCHS Chemistry Page. Follow the link for "Energy Choices WebQuest."

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Credits

This WebQuest was created as for EDUC 450.01, "Integrating the Internet into Classroom Practice," at Penn State Harrisburg, Spring 1999.

Special thanks to Dr. Judith Zaenglein, course instructor.

If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please contact the author at one of the following e-mail addresses: kjhysick@prodigy.net or khysick@clsd.k12.pa.us.

The Energy Choices WebQuest was created by KJHysick. Original HTML code © 1999 by KJHysick.

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