Oz Trek is a weekly, 36 round quiz game for students from year 3 and above. Each round consists of 20 questions covering a range of topics associated with Australia and it’s neighbouring countries. Questions on Australian history, geography, fauna and flora, sport, politics, landmarks, language, music, movies, and art provide students with the opportunity to research and discover interesting trivia and general facts about Australia in a fun and engaging way over the course of a whole school year.
Oz Trek is designed to build on students general knowledge through researching the answers to the questions over the course of a week before taking the quiz. By allowing students to research the upcoming questions, students develop and strengthen their ability to locate and analyse information as well as providing an opportunty for students to discover an interest in a topic they never knew they had. The format of Oz Trek is also designed to build on students’ information retention and recall. Oz Trek can be played simultaneously as an individual and a team challenge.