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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 28 Views 60 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
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
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 78 Views 120 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
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 instructional activity. 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
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
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
The Sleep Internet Scavenger Hunt
Knowing how to conduct a proper and effective Internet search is a necessary skill in society today. Send your learners on an exciting online scavenger hunt where they will not only learn tons of great information on the topic of sleep, but will also have the chance to interact with a variety of websites and further develop their Internet search skills.
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills 24 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Ecosystems Scavenger Hunt
Eighth graders identify the basic elements of an ecosystem and their individual roles. For this life science lesson, 8th graders conduct a scavenger hunt in their local ecosystem. They collect evidence and explain how each component is interconnected with each other.
8th Science 26 Views 140 Downloads
New Review Which Plant Is Which?
Learn about dichotomous keys, plant identification, and how to care for the planet with a lesson that includes several hands-on and innovative activities. Kids go on a plant scavenger hunt and classify the plants that they find before researching one specific plant, and designing a Most Wanted poster for it.
5th Science 10 Views 8 Downloads
Beneficial Bug Scavenger Hunt
Going on a scavenger hunt sounds like a great way to spice up any lesson plan. To better understand how beneficial insects are, the class goes outdoors to search for and observe a bug that has big benefits. Included in the lesson are images, a field observation sheet, a research sheet, and information on several key insects.
4th - 5th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Language Arts: Scavenger Word Hunt
Participate in a scavenger hunt to find objects beginning with a particular letter sound and take digital photos of them with your scholars. Using software, they find word pictures beginning with particular letters and locate picture stamps that begin with the focus letter.
K - 1st Language Arts 4 Views 27 Downloads
Salmon Scavenger Hunt
Students go on a salmon scavenger hunt to find out about threats to salmon populations. They gather information about some of the reasons wild salmon have gone from such incredible abundance to relative scarcity, and about some of the things people are doing to help salmon recover.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Finding Your Way Using QR Codes
If you are taking your class on a library tour, use this scavenger hunt activity to spice it up. Although this hunt isn't actually attached (like the lesson says it is), you will get a good idea of how to implement a task like this. Learners familiarize themselves with various sections of the library as they use QR codes, an iPod Touch, and a worksheet to record various findings.
7th - 9th Language Arts 7 Views 14 Downloads
Panorama of the European Union
Explore the concept of the European Union interactively. Young travelers go on a European Union scavenger hunt through the "Panorama of the European Union" map publication. The scavenger hunt worksheet provides answers and detailed directions for classroom implementation, though the map itself is not included.
6th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 45 Downloads