Nature vs. Nurture. An IB Psychology Web Quest. INTRODUCTION. INTRODUCTION. TASK.
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Nature vs. Nurture An IB Psychology Web Quest
INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION TASK In the Social Science of Psychology, the question of which factor, nature or nurture, most influences behavior has been debated for decades. This web quest will give you the opportunity to investigate some of the most famous psychologists and their theories on this subject. By the completion of this project you will have developed your own theory. PROCESS RESOURCES EVALUATION CONCLUSION
TASK INTRODUCTION TASK You and your partner will select two psychologists and research their philosophies and theories. You will determine which side of the Nature vs. Nurture debate their theories would support. Then you will prepare a power point presentation to share your new knowledge with your classmates. Perhaps you will be able to provide a final answer to the question, “ Does nature or nurture determine why we do the things we do?” PROCESS RESOURCES EVALUATION CONCLUSION
PROCESS INTRODUCTION TASK Step 1. You will be assigned a partner with whom to complete this web quest. Step 2. Review the power point presentations on the evolution of psychology to decide which two psychologists you will research. Step 3: Use the resources links to gather information about your chosen psychologists and their theories. Step 4: Prepare a power point presentation of at least 5 minutes to share your new knowledge with your classmates. Step 5: After all of the presentations are finished, join the Forum discussion about the psychologists’ and their theories. Be prepared to give your position on nature vs. nurture and be ready to support your position with facts. PROCESS RESOURCES EVALUATION CONCLUSION
EvaluationYou will be evaluated based on the rubric displayed in this table. INTRODUCTION TASK PROCESS RESOURCES EVALUATION CONCLUSION
CONCLUSION INTRODUCTION TASK Congratulations! By the time you have completed this web quest, you will have gained new knowledge about psychologists and their theories. You will also have gained a deeper understanding of the debate about nature vs. nurture as it relates to behavior. PROCESS RESOURCES EVALUATION CONCLUSION CREDITS
RESOURCES INTRODUCTION Martin Seligman 1 Martin Seligman 2 John B. Watson 1 John B. Watson 2 B.F. Skinner 1 B.F. Skinner 2 Ivan Pavlov 1 Ivan Pavlov 2 Nature vs. Nurture 1 Nature vs. Nurture 2 Nature vs. Nurture 3 Nature vs. Nurture 4 TASK Charles Darwin 1 Charles Darwin 2 Wundt and James Wilhelm Wundt William James Sigmund Freud 1 Sigmund Freud 2 Jean Piaget 1 Jean Piaget 2 Carl Rogers 1 Carl Rogers 2 Abraham Maslow 1 Abraham Maslow 2 PROCESS RESOURCES EVALUATION CONCLUSION
CREDITS Elements to compose the evaluation rubric were accessed at www.webquest.org Images for the PhotoStory and Inspiration web diagram were retrieved from the following websites on October 23, 2007: Darwin – www.swarthmore.edu Freud – www.cranepsych.com Freud’s couch – http://experimentaltheology.blogspot.com James – www.nndb.com Maslow – www.trans4mind.com Pavlov – www.muskingum.edu Piaget – www.facade.com Rogers – http://blog.newport.ac.uk Seligman – www.sas.upenn.edu Skinner – www.psychology.uiowa.edu Watson and Little Albert – http://psycology.tripod.com/id12.html Wundt – www.psych.upenn.edu