National Park Scavenger Hunt
Students will have fun completing their National Park Scavenger Hunt while learning about the National Parks located in the United States. The two websites provided should provide the students with all the information they need to answer their questions but also note that they can access the websites for each individual National Park online.
There is an answer key provided for the first scavenger hunt activity. The second, students must choose the park and answer those questions using the information found on the website. The answers will vary by park. You can have students choose as many parks as you would like them to research.
Common Core Standards:
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).