Protected Place Research Project

Protected Place Research Project


You have been chosen to research a place in New England that is protected. You are to describe the place, the difficulties it has faced, and why it needs to be protected. You will research this place using the website provided. You will present your facts in a Google Slides presentation.


Role: Researcher

Audience: The class

Form: Multimedia project


Slideshow Expectations from Computer Class

  • Facts first (no images until all facts completed).
  • 4 facts per slide.
  • Each fact to be 5 to 7 words in length.
  • Each fact starts with a bullet point and ends with a period mark.
  • Between 1 and 3 pictures per slide.
  • Images can be found at the bottom of this webquest.
  • At least 2 bibliography references.

 Click here to create a Google Slideshow using a pre-made Google Slide Template.



Acadia National Park (ME)

http://www.acadiamagic.com/acadia_national_park.html

http://www.ohranger.com/acadia/preservation

https://sites.google.com/site/galensacadianationalpark/home

https://thewondersofacadianationalpark.weebly.com/


Location

Where is it found?

Key Features

What can you see there?

What can you do there?

Plants or Animals in Danger

What is endangered or threatened in this place?

Protection

When did it become protected?

Who made it a protected place?

Why does this place need protection?


White Mountain National Forest (NH and ME)

https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprd3851105.pdf

http://wilderness.org/article/why-white-mountain-national-forest

https://www.tpl.org/our-work/white-mountain-national-forest#sm.0000iobp9da9uetov8e1914krgrsu


Location

Where is it found?

Key Features

What can you see there?

What can you do there?

Plants or Animals in Danger

What is endangered or threatened in this place?

Protection

When did it become protected?

Who made it a protected place?

Why does this place need protection?



Northeast Canyons and Seamount Marine National Monument (MA)

http://www.mysticaquarium.org/northeast-canyons-and-seamounts-marine-national-monument/

http://www.noaa.gov/news/first-marine-national-monument-created-in-atlantic

https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/the-press-office/2016/09/15/fact-sheet-president-obama-continue-global-leadership-combatting-climate


Location

Where is it found?

Key Features

What can you see there?

What can you do there?

Plants or Animals in Danger

What is endangered or threatened in this place?

Protection

When did it become protected?

Who made it a protected place?

Why does this place need protection?


Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area

When was Boston Harbor protected and by whom? Why is it protected?

https://www.nps.gov/boha/index.htm

http://www.bostonharborislands.org/

http://www.bostonharborislands.org/wildlife-nature--birding

Location

Where is it found?

Key Features

What can you see there?

What can you do there?

Plants or Animals in Danger

What is endangered or threatened in this place?

Protection

When did it become protected?

Who made it a protected place?

Why does this place need protection?


Walden Pond State Reserve

https://waldenpondstatereservation.wordpress.com/

https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/massachusetts_conservation/walden_pond.html


Location

Where is it found?

Key Features

What can you see there?

What can you do there?

Plants or Animals in Danger

What is endangered or threatened in this place?

Protection

When did it become protected?

Who made it a protected place?

Why does this place need protection?


Images

 Acadia National Park (ME)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acadia_National_Park
 White Mountain National Forest (NH and ME)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Mountain_National_Forest

 Northeast Canyons and Seamount Marine National Monument (MA)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northeast_Canyons_and_Seamounts_Marine_National_Monument
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?search=Boston+Harbor+Islands+National+Recreation+Area&title=Special:Search&profile=default&fulltext=1&searchToken=6tgu0207gprpyde2pmvr82445

 Walden Pond State Reserve
https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?search=walden+pond&title=Special:Search&go=Go&searchToken=2yj2kpy3qb72ni2892ju2ivfp