A Smart Start Scavenger Hunt
In this new school year learning exercise, students utilize the Internet to visit a specific website to fill in eleven blanks to five facts about the beginning of a new school year.
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Current Events Scavenger Hunt -- Linking the Classroom and the World
Students begin to become aware of issues from around the world. Using various types of media, they discover how the same issue is showing in different countries. In groups, they focus on how Canada is shown differently through the media...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Everything Was Up to Date in 1628
Students examine the life and lifestyles of New England colonists in the year 1628, and then investigate what life was like in their own area during the same time period. After watching segments from the PBS history series, "Colonial...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
African Artifact Scavenger Hunt
Students participate in an African Artifact Scavenger Hunt. Using their environment, they identify the artifacts and discuss what it would say about them if another culture were viewing them. After examining photos, they locate places...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Using an Encyclopedia Scavenger Hunt
Students practice finding topics within an encyclopedia while reinforcing facts learned in the classroom curriculum. They conduct an encyclopedia scavenger hunt for topics and facts discussed in class and assess skills they need to...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
Internet Search Engines: An Introduction
What is a search engine? A thorough introduction to using and understanding search engines gives children practice finding primary source documents. A fun Internet scavenger hunt (which is included) gives an opportunity for individual...
3rd - 12th 21st Century Skills