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Title: 'Black Smokers' WebQuest
Url: http://sydney.edu.au/science/uniserve_science/school/quests/hydrovent...
Publisher: UniServe Science
Description: This website contains a WebQuest where students in groups investigate one aspect of the science of black smokers. The WebQuest provides a separate list of links for each research role, including geochemist, biologist, oceanographer, and geologist. Upon completing their specialist research, the students work in groups to get a better understanding of black smokers and the issues by presenting a position on whether to protect black smokers or continue research on the black smokers for possible benefits. The webpage is divided into the following sections: introduction, the task, the process and resources, conclusion, and hypertext dictionary. This site provides a wealth of information relevant to black smokers with current information, many images, videos, animations, and first hand accounts.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Study and teaching
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Geochemistry
Science -- Zoology -- Geographical distribution -- Physiographic divisions -- Water -- Ocean -- Hydrothermal vents
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Oceanography -- Sea floor spreading
Oceanography -- Thermal properties
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: UniServe Connections
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-07-22 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-06-23 10:29:18 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 186
Resource URL Clicks: 24
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