Exploring Ecosystems: A WebQuest Adventure


Welcome, young scientists! Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey through different ecosystems around the world? In this WebQuest, you will have the opportunity to explore various ecosystems, learn about their unique characteristics, and understand the importance of biodiversity. Get ready to dive into the wonders of nature and discover the intricate connections within ecosystems!


Your task is to create a multimedia presentation showcasing one specific ecosystem of your choice. Your presentation should include information about the location, climate, flora, fauna, and any unique features of the ecosystem. Additionally, you will need to highlight the importance of preserving biodiversity within that ecosystem.

  1. Choose an ecosystem: Select one ecosystem that interests you from the following options: tropical rainforest, coral reef, desert, grassland, or tundra.
  2. Research: Use the provided resources to gather information about your chosen ecosystem. Explore websites, articles, and videos to learn about its characteristics, inhabitants, and environmental significance.
  3. Create your presentation: Organize your findings into a multimedia presentation using a tool of your choice (e.g., PowerPoint, Google Slides, Prezi). Include text, images, and multimedia elements to make your presentation engaging and informative.
  4. Present your work: Share your completed presentation with your classmates during a virtual presentation session. Be prepared to explain key points and answer questions about your chosen ecosystem.



Your presentation will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Accuracy of information: Is the information presented accurate and well-researched?
  • Clarity and organization: Is the presentation clear, well-organized, and easy to follow?
  • Creativity and engagement: Does the presentation utilize multimedia elements effectively to engage the audience?
  • Understanding of ecosystem concepts: Does the presentation demonstrate a thorough understanding of ecosystem characteristics and biodiversity?

Congratulations on completing your journey through the world's ecosystems! By exploring different habitats and understanding their importance, you have gained valuable insights into the interconnectedness of life on Earth. Remember to cherish and protect our planet's diverse ecosystems for future generations to enjoy. Keep exploring and learning about the wonders of nature!