Invasive Species - Device-Based Scavenger Hunt Activity - Let the Hunt begin!

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Teach With Fergy
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7th - 11th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
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The students liked the options of hunting for information instead of being handed the information. Very creative way to get students moving and making them part of the lesson.
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Invasive Species - Device-Based Scavenger Hunt Activity. This activity is the coolest thing I've created and your kids are going to love it, mine do. Think of a scavenger hunt, then add devices (Smartphones, Chromebooks, Laptops, or Tablets), engaged students, and learning through assessment and you have this resource.

The Content Includes:

• Invasive Species

• Locale Applications

• Case Study

• Risks to Biodiversity

• Invasive Species control

**IN ADDITION. When you purchase this resource you will get 1-month free to my membership program where you will gain access to all of my resources on my site**

Buyer Comments:

- "This was great for distance learning with my students! Thank you."

Rating: 5/5 (extremely satisfied)

- "What a great resource! I feel like you deserve all the "A's!" I definitely will be checking out your other resources. I love that every question doesn't require the same style of response, that the questions require deeper thinking responses not just regurgitation, and that, while the work is engaging, it also provides real-learning experiences. Can't wait to use it and definitely worth the money."

- "Great way to get students out of their seat and engaged in learning. Fun!!"

- "Great activity for our e-learning day"

- "Great way to get students up and moving while integrating technology."

- "great activity and gave students time with their one-to-one devices. thanks!"

- "My kids loved doing the scavenger hunt. They were all so engaged."

Quick Disclaimer. In order to use this activity, your classroom must have at least 1 device per 3 students. Smartphones, Chromebooks, Laptops, and Tablets will all work perfectly.

Download the Sample to see firsthand, exactly how the Hunts work and why your kids will love them. Included in the sample is the full version of

- Our Solar System

- Static Electricity

***********I also offer a growing bundle of my scavenger hunts. Get my Scavenger Hunt Mega Bundle at its lowest ever price and save 71%. CLICK HERE.

This activity can also be found bundled at a significant discount in my Invasive Species - Complete 5E Lesson Bundle. If you'd like to take a look, please CLICK HERE.


More Buyer Comments

- "My students LOVED this scavenger hunt! It was EXACTLY what we needed to meet standards and keep the students engaged! THANK YOU!"

- "Very cool activity! My students were engaged, and it was a great review for them."

- "Love this"

- "Love these scavenger hunts!"

- "Loved it! Students could self guide. Station six gave those

that worked faster the ability to still have something to do, which was

great. Such a great resource!!"


You might also be interested in the following activities as they relate directly to invasive species and biodiversity.

Invasive Species - Scientific Reading Comprehension Article – Grades 5-7

Invasive Species - A Science Reading Comprehension - Grades 8 and Above

Invasive Species - Ecology PowerPoint Lesson, Inquiry Project & Student Notes

Biodiversity and Invasive Species - 7 Engaging Lab Station Activities


User Comments:

- "I can't wait to share these with my students! They love this QR thing! :-)"

- "Fantastic! I love this scavenger hunt, I am changing my schedule for tomorrow's astronomy class and we are definitely doing the scavenger hunt."

- "Really awesome resource."

Here's how you implement them:

• Print the QR codes and place them around the room

• Place your students into groups

• Let them loose! They move from Location to Location as they complete their tasks. Each Task is assigned by scanning the QR code and there are 5 Tasks per Scavenger Hunt Activity.

• Have them submit their answers directly to your email via a form on my website.


I've created a video that walks you through the entire activity. I did it using screen capture software on my phone so you can see exactly what your students will see. CLICK HERE to have a look.


This activity:

• Lets your students utilize their devices

• Cuts down on wasted paper

• Combines learning with assessment

• Is a lot of fun

• Comes in both Word and PDF formats

Each Hunt is different and offers a unique way for your students to explore the topic. From Hunt-to-Hunt, possible tasks your students will face include:

• Video analysis

• Simulations

• Fully automated and marked Quiz

• Finish the story

• Start the story

• Calculations

• News article

• Opinion

• Word scramble

• Short answer

• Web research

Buyer Comments:

- "My students loved completing this activity "

- "GREAT!! I have been struggling with keeping students engaged this year and they responded really well to this activity. With and introduction and wrap-up it took 50 minutes. All the links worked perfectly. THANK you!!"

- "Fun and educational"

- "This was awesome. I made my own google form based of yours. Therefore I changed one stations with my own QR code. It was easy enough and the kids enjoyed the lesson."

- "Great resource!"

- "Students loved this activity"


There are other Hunts as well and I'm continually adding more. Currently, the Hunts I have available include:


Cell Organelles

The Digestive System

The Circulatory System

Biochemistry - Macromolecules

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

Mitosis and Cell Division

Cells and the Cell Theory – A Device-Based Scavenger Hunt Activity


Energy Flow in Ecosystems

Invasive Species

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

Cycling of Matter in Ecosystems

Ecosystems and Ecological Succession

Space and Earth Science:

The Seasons

Our Solar System

The Moon

The International Space Station - Meeting Our Needs

Climate Change


Static Electricity

Electricity Generation


Atoms: Atomic Theory and Structure

Physical and Chemical Changes

Elements and the Periodic Table

Chemical Reactions

Types of Chemical Reactions and Balancing

Acids, Bases and pH



Energy Transfer


Also, please visit my website Teach With Fergy for my thoughts on teaching, learning and everything in between.

Total Pages
11 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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