This activity can be used as stations or as a scavenger hunt. Print out and cut the stations in half. I usually hang these around the room but they can also be used at tables. Students use their Chromebook, iPad, or iPhone to scan the QR code. They will then be taken to an article or to a Youtube video. As they watch or read, they will fill out the recording sheet which is their notes.
The six stations:
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This is wonderful because it is all student led with very little prep! Students love using the technology and barely seem to notice they're basically taking notes.
There are 6 total stations so I usually will make two sets to hang around the room that way there are less traffic jams and they can go to the stations in any order.