Project 3: QUEST '97
This is intended as an enrichment project for a small group of grade five students. Students will use the Internet to research information regardingarchaeological digs. Students will be directed to pre-selected sites on the Internet and will also be encouraged to explore other sites using the different search engines. These students will also "join" a team of archaeologists as they travel a specific route uncovering secrets of the Mayan civilization. Following their experience, the students will prepare and give a presentation to the other students in grade five.
This project would enhance an archaeology unit which is part of the Language Arts curriculum in grade five. In Language Arts the students will:
In the area of Technology Education for this grade level, students will:
The STELLAR Schools Internet connection will enhance this project by making available the hardware and Internet time necessary to implement such a project.
All print and non-print resources (videos, CD encyclopaedias) available to us which support the project will be utilized.
At the end of this project, students will: