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					Seven Wonders of the Ancient
     World WebQuest
      Due December 2, 2009
   Seven Wonders of the Ancient
        World WebQuest
• Introduction: Get Ready! You are going back in
  time for a vacation! Check out the following
  links for some background information on the
  places you will be visiting. The notion of the
  Seven Wonders of the Ancient World can be
  traced back to the fifth century B.C. These
  creations rivaled many created by nature in their
  size, majesty, and beauty. Six of the seven
  wonders no longer stand, having been destroyed
  by natural disaster or by humans.
    Seven Wonders of the Ancient
         World WebQuest
• Task: Ancient civilizations constructed some
  incredible architectural masterpieces using only
  primitive tools! These wonders continue to
  amaze our present day historians and
  archaeologists. Your task will be to share
  information with the
  class concerning these
  ancient wonders.
    Seven Wonders of the Ancient
         World WebQuest
• Task continued: Imagine that you have been
  transported via time machine from your social
  studies class to the ancient world. Before you
  depart, you have been given an important
  assignment. You are to visit each of the Seven
  Wonders of the Ancient World. You need to
  gather interesting facts about each of them. To
  assist you in your quest, you’ll want to complete a
  Web Card Guide for each Wonder, which will
  provide you with a handy outline for gathering
  information.
   Seven Wonders of the Ancient
        World WebQuest
• Task continued: When you return, you will be
  featured as a kid reporter for GCS News. Prepare
  a two minute presentation for the station’s news
  feature about your favorite Wonder
   Seven Wonders of the Ancient
        World WebQuest
• Process: Web Card Guide: Complete one
  web card guide for each of the Seven Wonders
  of the Ancient World.
• Student Reporter: Prepare your report as if
  you actually visited the site. Be sure to include
  data such as: a) the time period of the
  construction, b) the location, c) highlights
  about the structure, d) what impressed you the
  most about it.
   Seven Wonders of the Ancient
        World WebQuest
• Remember your audience is your
  classmates…so present the report in a style
  that will appeal to them!
   Seven Wonders of the Ancient
        World WebQuest
• Resources: The factual information you’ll
  need to complete this assignment is to be
  gathered from the internet. The links listed at
  the end are excellent sources for historical
  data, maps, images, and interesting facts that
  will help you in completing your assignment.
    Seven Wonders of the Ancient
         World WebQuest
• Steps:
  1. Visit the websites located at the bottom of this
     page to learn about the Seven Wonders.
  2. Complete a Web
     Card Guide for
     each of the
     wonders.
    Seven Wonders of the Ancient
         World WebQuest
•    Steps continued:
    1. Prepare a 2 minute news story explaining one
        of the Seven Wonders. Include the following
        in your presentation:
    • Why do you think the Seven Wonders were
        located in the same area of the world?
    • Can you think of any wonders that exist in the
        world today? Explain your choice.
    • A visual aid no smaller than 11”x17” no larger
        than 22”x14”.
     Seven Wonders of the Ancient
            World Links
•   Facts & Images
•   CNN Travel Destinations
•   More facts & Images
•   Try your hardest to take this quiz!
•   Ancient Wonders
  California Content Standards
• 6.2.3 Understand the relationship between
  religion & the social & political order in
  Mesopotamia and Egypt.
• 6.2.5 Discuss the main features of Egyptian art
  and architecture.
• 6.4.7 Trace…the spread of the Greek culture
  eastward and into Egypt.
• 6.4.8 Describe the enduring contributions of
  important Greek figures in the arts…

				
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