by Ashlee Ebert, Kean University

This webquest is designed to help students understand not only the deffinition of the Columbian Exchange but the overall concept as well. Students will be able to define the Columbian Exchange by locating on a map where it began, who it affected, what items were exchanged, the positives, and the negatives of the exchange.


Hello class! Here I have created a fun activity in order for you to understand the "Columbian Exchange". This webquest will help you as a class acquire the knowledge to think analytically about how past and present interactions of people, cultures, and the environment shape the American heritage. Hopefully these new thinking skills will help you make informed decisions that reflect fundamental rights and democratic values as productive citizens in your local and national communities!