This webquest / virtual field trip / hyperdoc takes students on a trip through the Galapagos Islands and highlights the animal species that influenced Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection and evolution. The main objective is to view and compare 360 degree images of various species on Galapagos while reading background information on each.
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This activity is 3 pages in length with short reading passages, embedded Google Street View links, and student questions about each section included. The focus of the passages and links is on the diversity of the following animals on Galapagos (each is an example link from the activity):
Volcanic Island Formation
Seals and Sea Lions
There are a total of 6 sections, 6 questions, and 23 interactive links to Google Maps Street View locations on Galapagos that ask students to make real world observations. An answer key is included.
Can't distribute the worksheet to your students digitally? Print the worksheet and direct them to a short URL (withheld from this description, included in product answer key) where they can access all links that are included in the worksheet from a single website.