A WebQuest is a scaffolded learning structure that uses links to essential resources on the World Wide Web and an authentic task to motivate students’ investigation of a central, open-ended question, development of individual expertise and participation in a final group process that attempts to transform newly acquired information into a more sophisticated understanding. The best WebQuests do this in a way that inspires students to see richer thematic relationships, facilitate a contribution to the real world of learning and reflect on their own metacognitive processes (March, circa 2003 in March, 2008).
At this site, we are offering visitors free access to WebQuests created by students majoring in Elementary Education at Penn State Lehigh Valley. Educators are welcome to bring to their classrooms WebQuests from our collection either in their entirety or with teacher-created addendums. We do, however, request that you provide a full citation whenever you use any of our work.
Come back often, as new WebQuests will be added to this collection at the end of every semester!
For further information, you may contact Dr. Xenia Hadjioannou at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March, T. (2008). What WebQuests Are (Really). Retrieved from http://bestwebquests.com/what_webquests_are.asp.
- Adventure Quest Travel Agency - Donna Stevens, Melissa Corl & Stacy Lick
- Pollution Issues – Alison Feichtel, David Abruzzi & Jennifer Piersa
- Anabolic Steroids – Brian Polaha, Jason Clifford & Jeff Casciani
- Birds of Prey - Joann Fauci, Kathryn Hontz & Katherine Nichols
- Ready, Set, Let's Host: For the Games of the XXX Olympiad - Tamara Bedford, Stevianne Bottcher & James Kenny
- Erin Go Bragh (Ireland the Beautiful) - Jensine Erazo & Jonna Reph
- Mystery in Egypt WebQuest - Amanda Silfies & Elizabeth Gerancher
- Ocean World WebQuest - Barbara Kornbluth & Mary Pechota
- Cultural Cinderella Theater Inc. - Amanda Shihab, Manel Sankari & Carolyn Case
- Welcome to the Rainforest - Samantah Banul, Alyssa Leandri, Kevin Palenchar
- Exploring Volcanos - Bradley J. Kunsman, Paul Slivka
- Natural Disasters - Corrine Santucci, Sandi Williams, and Dina Spearko
- 7 Wonders - Heather Jacobson, Jessica Kraemer, and Christina Rabeh
- The Rainforest - Christi Roberts, Heather Prokipchak, and Stephanie Joseph
- Budget Buddies - Christine Nemeh, Jessica Snyder, & Allison Ball
- Space WebQuest: “To Infinity...and Beyond!” - Mandi Bechtel, Laura Buczewski, Alyssa Keiser, Jackie Kinsella, & Ashley Snyder
- Discovery! (Greek Mythology) – Megan Long, Sandra Ramirez, Elena Farber, Zachary Haas & Amanda Gestle
- Disney World: The Happiest Place On Earth - Rebecca Elliott, Brittney Dunnigan, Vicci Nadig & Ciara Christopher
- Our Country - Terrie Pinho, Adrianne Keefer & Jordan Nichols
- Greek mythology - The Odyssey – Nabiha Qureshi & Sasha Gonzalez (link to http://psulvgreekmythology.weebly.com/)
- Medieval Webquest - Abigail Koch, Aileen Lauer & Heather Thomas (link to http://medievalweb.weebly.com/)