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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 13 Views 23 Downloads
High schoolers write a headline that captures the most important aspects of the People's Design Award. In this design lesson plan, students are introduced to The People's Design Award and collaborate to create a headline for a newspaper article.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 5 Downloads
Plate Tectonics - Electronic Scavenger Hunt
Students explore the attributes of plate tectonics. In this plate tectonics instructional activity, students use computers to access a plate tectonics scavenger hunt file and complete the required activities using their textbooks.
7th - 9th Science 3 Views 65 Downloads
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 26 Views 58 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Food Label Scavenger Hunt Lesson: Worksheet with Twenty-one Food Lab
Students investigate the nutritional value of foods. In this scavenger hunt instructional activity, students compare various foods using food labels to determine their calories, fat, saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and protein. There is a link to the PowerPoint referred to in the instructional activity along with the worksheet that may need to be located on the website.
7th - 9th Health 18 Views 80 Downloads
Students and their families participate in nature walk to locate, observe, and identify scavenger hunt items as well as other items of interest, compare and discuss finds with each other, and identify items found that do not belong in nature.
Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Scavenger Hunt: Alo? Me Escuchas?
Fifth graders participate in a science scavenger hunt looking at information about the invention of the telephone. In this science scavenger hunt lesson, 5th graders examine primary source documents and images to learn about the invention of the telephone.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Sharks: Scavenging Stomachs
Students examine the role played by sharks in the marine food chain. They conduct a scavenger hunt collecting items that have actually been removed from the stomachs of sharks, and create a display that includes the items and newspaper articles about sharks.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Exploringthe TI-Nspire with a Scavenger Hunt
Students explore the TI Nspire with a scavenger hunt. In this introductory instructional activity, students investigate the basic calculator functions including how to input negatives, fractions, absolute values, exponents, and square roots.
8th - 10th Math 5 Views 25 Downloads
The Making of an Art Scavenger Hunt: Artists and their Styles
High schoolers use the Internet to find information about a given art style or time period. They work cooperatively to produce a scavenger hunt with information that pertains to a given artistic style or time period.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 5 Downloads
Human Rights Defenders Scavenger Hunt: A Computer Lab Activity
Students explore human rights issues. In this human rights instructional activity, students use the Carter Center Human Rights Defenders website to complete a scavenger hunt that allows them to investigate the work of those fighting for human rights around the world.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Science Scavenger Hunt
Young scholars explore the nature around their school. In earth science lesson, students go on a scavenger hunt around their school as an introduction to the nature around them. Young scholars work cooperatively to find all the items on a list the teacher makes for them.
K - 1st Science 12 Views 116 Downloads
Google Earth Scavenger Hunt
Students complete activities to learn how to use Google Earth and study Alaska. In this Google Earth activity, students complete a Google Earth scavenger hunt to find facts about Alaska. Students complete two worksheets for the topic.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 25 Views 58 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 6 Views 15 Downloads
Idea Scavenger Hunt
First graders participate in a story idea scavenger hunt. They take a walk around the school, write down what they see that they could write about, add their writing ideas to a class idea jar, and select an idea out of the jar to write a story about.
1st Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
A Congressional Scavenger Hunt
Students in groups find names of Senators and Representatives, requirements to become a Congressperson, maps of states with representatives, political cartoons and more for a Scavenger Hunt. They create a poster or collage to display their findings.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads