"Discover Hidden Gems: Internet Scavenger Hunts for All Subjects"
Internet scavenger hunts are an interactive and informative way to integrate technology and research skills across all areas of curriculum. In this book, Revonda Bradshaw and Dana
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Slide1Find Treasure Through Internet Scavenger Hunts Find Treasure Through Internet Scavenger Hunts By Revonda Bradshaw and Dana Wham
Slide2What is an InternetScavenger Hunt? • Interactive and Informative • Appropriate for all areas of curriculum • Integrated with technology and research skills • Differentiated instruction • Easy to create and use • Utilizes cooperative learning
Slide3What Makes a GoodScavenger Hunt? • Current links • Easy navigation • Interesting topic • Questions that have a definite answer • Correlated to standards
Slide4ExamplesGood Examples Bones Inside Us http://www.vickiblackwell.com/bo nes.html Baseball Scavenger Hunt http://www.vickiblackwell.com/sca venger%20hunt/Baseball_Scave nger_Hunt.doc Bad Examples Social Studies Internet Scavenger Hunt http://www2.usiouxfalls.edu/~apet er/sostinternet_scavenhunt.htm Egyptian Scavenger Hunt http://edweb.sdsu.edu/courses/edte c670/egypt/hunt/EgyptHunt.ht ml
Slide5Scavenger HuntsCreated by Revonda & Dana • “Black History Scavenger Hunt” by Revonda – Researched links – Created questions based on Internet information – Main URL address on worksheet and in “Favorites” on computer • “Christmas Around the World” by Dana – Adapted from existing scavenger hunt – Created questions from site – One main site from which students can navigate
Slide6Create Your Own Scavenger Hunt • Choose a topic. • Find valid websites that have accurate and current information about that topic. • Create specific questions without ambiguous answers. • Use a word processing program to type questions and hyperlink the websites if necessary.
Slide7How to Hyperlink a Website• Type the question • Highlight a word in the question to use as a link • Click on the globe with chain (Insert/hyperlink on pull-down menu) • Type in or paste link in box • Click OK • Examples
Slide8Resources• Science and Computer scavenger hunts. – http://homepage.mac.com/cohora/ext/internethunts.html • “Internet Scavenger Hunts for the Classroom” . – http://www.kathimitchell.com/scavenge.html • “Using Scavenger Hunts” – http://www.spa3.k12.sc.us/Scavenger.html • “Scavenger Hunts for Kids” – http://www.vickiblackwell.com/hunts.html • “The Adventures of Cyberbee” – http://www.cyberbee.com/hunt.html • “Christmas Around the World” – Http://www.henry.k12.ga.us/PGES/xmas_around.htm • “Exciting Internet Treasure Hunts” – http://www.montana.edu/4teachers/instcomp/hunts/treasurehunts.html • “Adventures of Cyerbee – Treasure Hunts” – http://www.cyberbee.com/hunts.html • Black History – http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson052.shtml