Robyn Pickering
Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Wed Jul 10, 2013 23:33

I think as an introductory scavenger hunt one on specific facts would be really good. Something like culture or science facts. Students could look for answers to specific questions provided by the teacher on the sites the teacher has pinned. "What foods does this 'culture' eat?' or "What types of rocks are found by volcanoes?" This gets students hunting for answers to information without throwing them into the completely overwhelming world of google at a young age. They have websites at their fingertips that will give them the answers if they look close enough.

  • Re: Natalie - Natalie Kabel, Wed Jul 10 16:01
    Thank you Robyn! I think that I am going to try it this year. I have NO idea if it will work. I never thought of doing a scavenger hunt for information. What kind of scavenger hunt would you... more
    • Scavenger Hunt Ideas - Robyn Pickering, Wed Jul 10 23:33
      • Re: Scavenger Hunt Ideas - Natalie Kabel, Thu Jul 11 13:52
        Thanks Robyn! Have you ever done scavenger hunts on the internet before? Do they work? I haven't done them yet but I'd like too!!
        • Scavenger Hunt - Robyn Pickeing, Thu Jul 11 19:36
          I've done internet scavenger hunts two ways. The first is when I introduce something like a research website or a library website, and I want my students to look at all the parts of the website. I... more
          • Re: Scavenger Hunt - Natalie Kabel, Sat Jul 13 18:24
            Thanks Robyn! That seems like a great idea! I think it's something I might try with my students.
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