Frog Quest

Introduction
In the back of our classroom there is an aquarium full of frog eggs. One morning while you are looking at them you accidentally fall into the tank and magically turn into a frog egg. What is going to happen to you next? How will you change during the next few weeks? 

What will you need to survive and become a frog?

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Task
Now that you are an egg it is important to know that you will be changing quite a bit during the next few weeks. During your Frog Quest you will need to find out how you will change and list the changes in order. You will also need to find out what a tadpole needs to live. When you are finished you will take a test .

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Process
To survive you will need to answer the following questions. Use the "Resources" links to find the answers.

  1. Now that you are an egg soon you will hatch and begin to change.  List 3 ways you will change during the next few weeks. 
  2. What will you need in your habitat to survive and become a frog?
  3. What will you need to eat to become a frog?
  4. What will you eat once you become a frog?

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Resources
Use these links to find answers to questions about frogs and tadpoles!

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Evaluation 
If you are sure you know what you will need to survive it is time to take the Froggy Quiz!

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Conclusion
When you finished the "Froggy Quiz" you magically turned back into a kid. 

Now you know what must be done to make sure the little eggs in the back of the room turn into healthy green frogs.

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Reflection
Now that you are an expert create a poster that will teach others how to take care of frog eggs. Be sure to include:

  • Habitat Facts
  • Feeding Facts
  • How the eggs will change.

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Extension
Next compare the life cycle of the frog to the life cycle of a butterfly. Make a venn diagram showing how they are different and alike.

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Teacher Notes
State standards covered in this Web Quest.

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