The Monarch Butterfly WebQuest
What type of environment would you need to keep Monarch butterflies safe and healthy while they are in your care?
Literacy, Technology, and Science
2b. Standards:
Now that you've identified your curriculum area(s), what academic or professional standards does this project address?

NETS-S (National Educational Technology Standards for Students)
I. Basic Operations and Concepts
I.1. Use input devices (e.g., mouse, keyboard, remote control) and output devices (e.g., monitor, printer) to successfully operate computers, VCRs, audiotapes, and other technologies.
I.2. Use a variety of media and technology resources for directed and independent learning activities.
I.3. Communicate about technology using developmentally appropriate and accurate terminology.
I.4. Use developmentally appropriate multimedia resources (e.g., interactive books, educational software, elementary multimedia encyclopedias) to support learning.
II. Social, Ethical, and Human Issues
II.1. Work cooperatively and collaboratively with peers, family members, and others when using technology in the classroom.
II.2. Demonstrate positive social and ethical behaviors when using technology.
II.3. Practice responsible use of technology systems and software.

Information Literacy Standards (American Library Association)
Standard 3. The student who is information literate uses information accurately and creatively.
Indicator 3.1. Uses prewriting techniques to extract and organize relevant information.
Indicator 3.2. Composes and revises drafts.
Indicator 3.3. Communicates and synthesizes ideas in logical and creative or novel ways.

National Science Content Standards
Grades K-4
Standard C - Life Science
K-4.C.1. The characteristics of organisms.
K-4.C.2. Life cycles of organisms.
K-4.C.3. Organisms and their environments.

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
7. Students conduct research on issues and interests by generating ideas and questions, and by posing problems. They gather, evaluate, and synthesize data from a variety of sources (e.g., print and non-print texts, artifacts, people) to communicate their discoveries in ways that suit their purpose and audience.
8. Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.