Treasure Hunt [Scavenger Hunt, Knowledge Hunt]



Activity designed to help students develop new knowledge. The activity contains a list of related questions to be answered objectively and a list of web pages containing information essential for answering the questions. A final culminating question requires students to synthesize the new information and discover broader understanding. Components: Introduction, Questions, The Big Question, Internet Resources.



• Students obtain required knowledge
• Students read for global understanding


When to use

• When you want students to learn specific information (facts)
• When Internet resources are more current than textbook resources



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