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Where In Philadelphia Is Benjamin Franklin Web Quest Task Worksheet

Have you ever visited Philadelphia, PA? Do you think you can help Ben Franklin explore this city? He wants to learn about some of the historical sites in the City of Brotherly Love. He can move to his next destination after you solve a series of questions about his current location. Answering all the questions that will help Ben learn about the city. Be sure to include the source for each answer! Remember: Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation count! Have fun and....Good luck!!!

Web Quest Task Worksheet in MS Word

Philadelphia City Hall:

1. Who stands atop City Hall? _______________________________________________________

Source: _______________________________________________________

2. Why wasn't a building able to be taller than City Hall until 1987? _______________________________________________________

Source: _______________________________________________________

3. The tower has a ________________________ open to the _________________________?

Source: _______________________________________________________

Welcome to Ben Franklinís House:

1. Ben Franklin is responsible for many inventions we still use today...Name 3:

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Source: _______________________________________________________

2. Ben Franklin established the _________________________of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania __________________________.

Source: _______________________________________________________

3. What was the name of Ben Franklin's annual publication that predicted the year ahead?

Source: _______________________________________________________

Welcome to Independence Hall:

1. Independence Hall is the birthplace of _________________________ because that is where the ________________________ was signed.

Source: _______________________________________________________

2. Independence Hall became the symbol of what? ___________________________________________________________________________

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Source: _______________________________________________________

3. Construction began in _______________ and was completed in _______________, taking a total of ____________________ years.

Source: _______________________________________________________

Welcome to the Liberty Bell:

1. When and how did the Liberty Bell crack?

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Source: _______________________________________________________________

2. The Liberty Bell is composed of __________% Copper, 25% __________, with traces of ____________________, ____________________ and ____________________.

Source: _______________________________________________________________

3. The Liberty Bell weighs __________ lbs. and is held up by its original yoke which is made of _________________________. The Yoke itself weighs only 100 lbs.!!!!

Source: _______________________________________________________________

Welcome to the Betsy Ross House:

1. In the 18th century, who occupied the Betsy Ross house? (hint-there are 4)

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Source: _______________________________________________________________

2. What years did Betsy Ross actually live in the house?

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Source: _______________________________________________________________

3. What did Betsy Ross do in this house that made her famous?

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Source: _______________________________________________________________

Welcome to Elfreth's Alley:

1. Elfreth's Alley is popularly known as "Our Nation's __________________________ _________________________ _________________________."

Source: _______________________________________________________________

2. Why did Dorothy Ottey organize a group of men and women?

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Source: _______________________________________________________________

3. On the right side of the webpage click on "House 108." Read the information, and answer the following question: What types of families rented house 106? What is the name of the mariner who lived in the house in the 1790's?

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Source: _______________________________________________________________

Welcome to National Constitution Center:

1. The constitution is the ______________________________ law in the ______________________________ ______________________________

Source: _______________________________________________________________

2. How can the constitution be changed?

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Source: _______________________________________________________________ 3. When was the constitution written?

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Source: _______________________________________________________________

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