Webquest for 1st grade
Is a dandelion a flower? Did you know that a dandelion is
actually a weed? On your quest today, you will learn all about the life
cycle of and beauty of dandelions.
After reading the book, Dandelions by Mia Posada, you will work with a partner
to discover the following:
of the plant, the blow ball, and one seed left
to make a parachute
- PC or MAC
to the Internet via Netscape or Explorer
Mia (2000). Dandelions. Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhada Books, Inc.
or tissue paper square 36cm (1 per student)
clips (4 per child)
punch (students may share)
Follow these steps to complete the following:
With your class read Dandelions by Mia Posada.
2. When the story is done, visit the following websites
You will be evaluated by your teacher on the following:
1. Did the student complete all the tasks? YES/ NO
2. Did the student follow the directions for making the parachute? YES
3. Did the student work cooperatively with his/her group member? YES/
Congratulations! You made it! Enjoy playing with your parachute!
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Bowling Green State University Graduate Students
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