Scavenger Teacher Resources
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New Review Our Solar System Scavenger Hunt Activity
Send students on a search for facts about the solar system with this scavenger hunt activity. Whether they are finding out how far the sun is from the earth, or the names of all four gas giants, this resource will engage young scientists in exploring the final frontier.
3rd - 6th Science 8 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Mammal Scavenger Hunt Activity
Did you know that a polar bear's skin is actually black? Or that the lightest mammal weighs less than a paperclip? Young scientists learn these and other amazing facts about mammals as they explore the animal kingdom with this fun scavenger hunt activity.
2nd - 6th Science 11 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Shape Hunt Part 2
Shapes are everywhere in the world around us, from rectangular doors to the circular wheels of a car. The second lesson in this series opens the eyes of young mathematicians to this wonderful world of shapes as they search the classroom, playground, or other locations around the school for common geometric figures.
Pre-K - 1st Math 29 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Angle Scavenger Hunt
Small groups of geometry explorers set out on a scavenger hunt to find angles around campus (or around your classroom if you want them to stay close). Once learners understand the basics of straight, right, obtuse, and acute angles, explain the task at hand: they will be searching for sticky notes you've left on angles around the school.
3rd - 5th Math 29 Views 61 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Scavenger Hunt Worksheet
Exactly how environmentally friendly is your school? From the air fresheners in the bathrooms to the cleaning solvents used in the classrooms, young conservationists search the school grounds for sources of air pollution in an engaging scavenger hunt.
4th - 8th Science 6 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Hawaiian Scavenger Hunt
Aloha! What is a "nene"? Who is Pele? Middle schoolers develop their research skills by using the Internet to find answers to a Hawaiian scavenger hunt. Seekers must access various search engines to find the answers to the questions on the included worksheet.
6th - 8th Language Arts 15 Views 26 Downloads
Counting to 30 (Scavenger Hunt)
Give me a high five! Do your scholars know where this term comes from? Use it as an introduction to numbers 0-5, using number cards to play a counting game with learners. What number comes next? Have them hold up their fingers to indicate the number after each digit on the cards.
Pre-K - 1st Math 80 Views 120 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Playground Scavenger Hunt
Encourage children to take full advantage of their school's playground with this fun scavenger hunt activity. Including ten separate activities, from climbing across the monkey bars to playing hopscotch with a friend, this resource will help students to make the most of their recess time.
1st - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 2 Downloads
What You Can Recycle
Go hunting for recyclables in the second lesson in this series on conservation. Using the included scavenger hunt worksheet, learners search their homes for paper, glass, metal, and plastic items that can be recycled as well as food waste that can be composted.
3rd - 5th Science 18 Views 15 Downloads
All the Globe’s a Stage: Shakespeare’s Theatre
“All the world’s a stage,” exclaims Jaques in As You Like It, but it is the structure of the Globe stage and how that structure influenced Shakespeare’s plays that is the focus of an on-line research project. Class members visit a series of bookmarked sites and gather information to complete a Globe scavenger hunt.
9th - 12th Language Arts 31 Views 61 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Nature Treasure Hunt
Get your students out of the classroom and into the great outdoors with this fun nature scavenger hunt. From uncovering evidence of an animal's presence, to making a tool out of materials found in nature, this activity is a great way to engage children in exploring the natural world around us.
Pre-K - 5th Science 10 Views 7 Downloads
“In Memoriam:” Influential Economists and Their Theories
Here is a great activity that will help your class members review the theories of classic economists regarding markets, competition, and individual initiative. After dividing into groups, learners will plan a eulogy to celebrate the life of a classical or Keysnesian economist, such as Adam Smith or John Hicks.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Geometry Scavenger Hunt
One of the nice things about geometry is that it's all around us. The lesson presented here has elementary schoolers go out to the playground to identify and name a variety of geometric shapes. They perform a "geometric scavenger hunt" of sorts.
1st - 4th Math 13 Views 11 Downloads
Orienteering Scavenger Hunt Lesson Plan: Middle School
First, teach your class how to read a compass, and then do the scavenger hunt. This is rather a nice little activity to do. It can be done as part of a unit on orienteering or just for the fun of it as a stand-alone lesson. The fun activity is putting a series of compass directions in a balloon to make it game-like and seeing how well they can now read a compass and follow where the directions take them.
6th - 9th Physical Education 8 Views 17 Downloads
Shape Hunt Part 1
The hunt is on! Send young mathematicians on a search for shapes in the first lesson of this two-part series. Each time a child finds a hidden shape, he draws it on his paper, and continues searching for the rest. Perform this activity in the classroom, on the playground, or in any other available open space around the school.
Pre-K - 1st Math 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Prairie Scavenger Hunt
Middle schoolers take a close look at the prairie environment. They identify common plants and animals of the prairie. In addition, pupils work in teams in order to put together a presentation on a certain aspect of the prairie environment.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Art Basics Scavenger Hunt
Hand out this worksheet and lead your class on a scavenger hunt. Pupils look for examples of shape, form, balance, pattern, perspective, space, and depth. They draw and write about the examples they've found. A great resource to add to your repertoire.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
New Review Are You Pulling My Trig?
Build on students' knowledge about triangles with this introductory lesson on trigonometric ratios. After first exploring key terms in a scavenger hunt activity, students solve a series of guided and independent practice problems dealing with the sine, cosine, and tangent functions.
9th - 12th Math 5 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed