Ohio

Introduction

Welcome: Learn About Ohio

Description: In this WebQuest you will learn about the state of Ohio. You will research facts, places, and more information about Ohio and another state. 

Grade Level: 3-5

Curriculum: Social Studies

Key Words: Ohio 

Author: Annie Tibbels

Task

You and your partner will work together on this WebQuest.

Your job is to research the state of Ohio and record the information you find in a spreadsheet. 

Then you will choose another state and do the same research for the state that you did for Ohio.

After you and your partner will create an informational poster of the state you chose, including pictures, a map, and more facts and information. 

Process

Step 1: Research the questions below about Ohio:

What is the capital of Ohio?

What is the state bird of Ohio?

What is the state flower of Ohio?

What is the state tree of Ohio?

What is the state motto of Ohio, and the meaning behind it?

What is the state beverage of Ohio?

Who is someone famous from Ohio?

What are three colleges located in Ohio?

Use this link to find some of your information: https://ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/site/government/resources/state-symbols

Step 2: Record the information you found in a spreadsheet.

Step 3: Choose another state, research the same questions as above, record in another spreadsheet.

Step 4: Create a poster with information, pictures, maps, and more about the state that you chose. Be creative!

 

 

Evaluation
Category 3 Points 2 Points 1 Point

     Ohio Research

       Spreadsheet

 All questions were answered

thoroughly and were efficiently 

organized into a spreadsheet.

Some questions were answered, 

inadequate amount of research

was done. Spreadsheet is 

unorganized and hard to read. 

Few questions were answered without

research. Spreadsheet was incomplete

and unorganized. 

Chosen State Research 

        Spreadsheet

All questions were answered

thoroughly and were efficiently 

organized into a spreadsheet.

Some questions were answered, 

inadequate amount of research

was done. Spreadsheet is 

unorganized and hard to read. 

Few questions were answered without

research. Spreadsheet was incomplete

and unorganized. 

         State Poster

Sufficient research was done on

the state and was shown on the

poster. Maps, facts, pictures, and

information was included on the 

poster. 

An inadequate amount of research

was done and some info displayed

on the poster. Maps, facts, pictures,

and information was lacking. 

Minimal research was conducted and 

was not displayed on the poster. Few

maps, facts, pictures, and information

were displayed. 

 

Conclusion

Well Done! You have learned enormous amounts of information about Ohio and the state of your choice!

In this WebQuest you have explored facts, places, and information about Ohio and another state.

You put all of this information together to create an amazing poster to share with the class!

Great Job!

 

Credits

Annie Tibbels

Ohio University

 

Teacher Page

This WebQuest focuses on Ohio but also explores so much more! While working on this WebQuest students don't only learn social studies skills, but also improve their research skills and collaboration skills while using technology keeping them engaged and hands-on. 

Some of these skills include:

- research to build and present knowledge

- comprehension and collaboration

- presentation of knowledge and ideas

- spatial thinking and skills

More information: http://education.ohio.gov/getattachment/Topics/Learning-in-Ohio/Social-Studies/Ohio-s-Learning-Standards-for-Social-Studies/SSFinalStandards01019.pdf.aspx?lang=en-US