Similar to a webquest, an internet scavenger hunt allows students to use educational websites in order to explore their standards. An internet scavenger hunt allows students to explore websites in order to answer questions or complete activities. This one is about the rivers and mountains of the USA, including, but not limited to the Mississippi River, Colorado River, Rocky Mountains and Appalachian Mountains.
An internet scavenger hunt is similar to a webquest, in that students will use the internet to find information. However, internet scavenger hunts are designed for students to search for specific answers, rather than creating an open ended project. Internet scavenger hunts can be done as a whole class, in small groups, individually and even at home.
This .zip folder includes a variety of formats of the internet scavenger hunt. Choose the format that best fits your need.
Format 1 – Type On Version – This is a word document, which can be typed directly on by students. In order for students to click on links, they will generally need to hold the control (CTRL) key on the keyboard while they click the link with their mouse.
Format 2 – PDF Version – This version is meant to be printed and written on. Students can have an electronic copy of the internet scavenger hunt open on their computer with its easily clickable links.
Format 3 – QR Code Version – This version is meant to be printed and written on. Students can use any device with a QR Code Scanner (iPad, iPhone etc.) to scan the QR codes and visit the designated links.
These can be done at school, or at home, independently, in groups, with a teacher or parent, in many different ways to fit the needs of your students.
This is one of a series of Internet Scavenger Hunts
. Topics include:
Day & Night
Living vs. Non-Living
Positive Character Traits
Continents & Oceans
Lights & Shadows
Parts of a Plant
Producers & Consumers
States of Matter
Creek & Cherokee Native Americans
Phases of the Moon
Important People from Georgia
Rivers of Georgia
Pushes & Pulls
Levels of Government
Rocks, Minerals, Soil and Fossils
Habitats of Georgia
Rivers and Mountains of the USA
The Solar System
Sound & Light
Important People from US History Before 1860
Geographical Features of the USA
5th Grade and Up
Electricity & Magnetism
Important Events in the USA from 1860 - Today
Important People in the USA from 1860 - Today
Important Battles in US Wars from 1860 - Today
Constructive and Destructive Froces
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