The State of Nevada WEBQUEST By Amy Prehm Fall 2008 Students… You will have one week to complete this WebQuest. You will have 20 minutes each day to work on it. Introduction Who wants to live in Nevada??? I DO! I DO!! Task Think of your favorite celebrity…. They should live next door to you… in the wonderful state of Nevada! Task, continued You will discover many WONDERFUL things about the state you live in! You will invite your favorite celebrity to move here! You will fill out the graph on the next slide Task, Fill in this chart Capitol City Two Biggest Cities Two Lakes Three Small Cities State Bird State Animal State Tree State Flower State Song State Flag State Seal Two States that Border Nevada Process Locate the state that you live in. Click on the link below to learn more about the state you live in. http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/state/index.html Let’s Learn More About Our State! Nevada is in the United States. What is the capitol city of Nevada? Click on the link to find the answer! http://www.kidskonnect.com/content/view/192/27/ Also, click on another LINK and write one cool fact that your favorite celebrity would like about Nevada. What Colors Represent Our State? Click on the link below to learn about our state colors. http://nevadaculture.org/docs/kids/symbols.htm Where are two places that we see these colors? Nevada has many cool animals! Click on the link below to find three of our state animals. http://www.classbrain.com/artstate/publish/article _193.shtml *Are Nevada State Animals LIVING symbols?? “Home Means Nevada” First, listen to the music of this song. Click on this link: (then click Listen to MIDI) http://www.50states.com/songs/nevada.htm Then, read the words and see if you can find some of the Nevada symbols you have already found! How would that song look in Sign Language? “Home Means Nevada” ASL “Home Means Nevada” PSE Look at the beauty of Nevada! http://awesomeamerica.com/nevada/ Invitation to Nevada! Send a friendly letter to your favorite celebrity and convince them to move to Nevada! For example, – Dear Michael Phelps, Nevada is a beautiful place to live. There are two major cities, Las Vegas and Reno. There are two huge lakes to visit, too! You can do a lot of swimming! Nevada also has some great animals including the Desert Tortoise and Mountain Blue Bird! Come see what Nevada is all about! Your Friend, Miss Prehm Evaluation 4 Points 3 Points 2 Points 1 Point Documenting Have all twelve facts about Facts on Nevada Worksheet Have ten facts about Nevada Have eight facts about Nevada Have less than eight facts about Nevada Incorporating Incorporated eight facts Information about Nevada into friendly letter Incorporated six facts about Nevada Incorporated Incorporated four facts about two or less Nevada facts about Nevada Was able to locate most of the information from the links provided Was able to locate half of the information from the links provided Searching the Web Was able to locate all of the information from the links provided Was able to locate one piece of information from the links provided Conclusion Wow! Nevada is a great place! Do you think your celebrity will come and visit? Maybe move-in next door?