Give students a reason to research and learn world geography with this game. This is a research-focused race around the globe. Students travel virtually to all continents, helping Professor Alonzo “Lon” G. Tude find missing treasures and learning about important man-made and natural landmarks. It also requires them to evaluate sources and make citations.
This unit includes:
--A musical, movie-like Powerpoint presentation that is editable in case you need to make changes to suit classroom needs
--Many printables, including:
*Steampunk themed bulletin board decor
*Student journal covers, two different sizes
*A template for student journal pages with directions and research tips for students
*Clue cards, both large and small versions
*A world outline map
*A letter from Professor Lon G. Tude
What this unit incorporates:
--Social studies topics including geography, landmarks, history, and cultural mythologies
--Research practice including cross-referencing and making citations
--A game-based approached to motivate students
--Directions on how to play the game two different ways, but it is easily adaptable for scenarios that fit your own unique classroom needs
Can your class help Professor Lon find all the artifacts before they are collected by an evil inventor and used to fund the creation of the Unstoppable Generator of Homework? Save the world from the UGH!