Internet Scavenger Hunts for the Classroom

Scavenger Hunts can be a fun learning experience for kids and teachers.
However, it is a fact that many of the links on these hunts may be outdated.
Instead of being discouraged, revise the scavenger hunt to meet your needs.

    1. Inventors and Inventions - 2 hunts ( young and older kids)
           
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson120.shtml

      2. Animals of the World - A Scavenger Hunt
           
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson068.shtml

      3. Cyberbee's Treasure Hunts - Internet plus subject area hunts
           http://www.cyberbee.com/hunts.html

      4. Martin Luther King scavenger hunt
           http://tstrong.com/Martin.htm

      5. Egyptian Scavenger Hunt
           
http://edweb.sdsu.edu/courses/edtec670/egypt/hunt/EgyptHunt.html

      6. Webhound Scavenger Hunt
           http://www.mcli.dist.maricopa.edu/webhound/hunt.html

      7. Internet Scavenger Hunt from Cara Bafile
   
        http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson102.shtml

      8. Revolutionary War Scavenger Hunts
           http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/TM/WS_revolution_hunt.shtml
           http://faculty.usiouxfalls.edu/arpeterson/revolutionary_war_hunt.htm
           http://lasd.k12.pa.us/teachers/purnellj/RWHunt.html
           http://www1.bellevuepublicschools.org/curriculum/k6web/fifthgrade/RvWarQst.htm
           http://www.brocktonpublicschools.com/page.cfm?p=1330
 

      9. Crisscrossing the US - Famous Places
              Grades 2-4  http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/TM/WS_parks_quiz1.shtml
              Grades 4-6  http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/TM/WS_parks_quiz2.shtml
              Grades 3-6  http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/TM/WS_parks_places1.shtml
              Grades 4+   http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/TM/WS_parks_places2.shtml
              Grade  4+   http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/TM/WS_parks_trip.shtml

    10. Scavenger Hunts for Kids from Vicki Blackwell- http://www.vickiblackwell.com/hunts.html 

    11. Geography Scavenger Hunts from Brad Bowerman -
          http://geographyworldonline.com/scavenger.html   

    12. Scholastic Cyber Hunts - http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/instructor/cyberhunt_kids.htm
 


For teachers:

Filamentality - why use a Treasure Hunt and searchable files
   http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/fil/formats.html#Hunt

Scavenger Hunts from Tech Treckers
   http://www.techtrekers.com/scav.htm  

Scavenger Hunts from Education World
   http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr113.shtml

Scavenger Hunts and Web Quests - http://faculty.usiouxfalls.edu/arpeterson/scavenger_hunts.htm

Iredell-Statesville, NC Scavenger Hunts for K-2, 3-5, middle and high school
Includes scavenger hunts created by students
    http://www.iss.k12.nc.us/schools/scavenger/summer.htm

 

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