Presentation on theme: "Internet Treasure Hunts"— Presentation transcript:
1 Internet Treasure Hunts ETTC of BurlingtonSharon Lavinson
2 Why Treasure Hunts?A critical skill for the future is the ability to find info. It is no longer what you know. It is "What can you find out?".Treasure hunts challenge users to read carefully to get the right question and read just as skillfully to find the correct answer.
3 Web Resources:Tomb of the Unknowns1. What was Veteran’s Day called in 1919? _____________________________________2. Where is the Tomb of the Unknowns located? _________________________________3. The first soldier buried in the Tomb of the Unknowns died in what war? _____________4. How many World War II soldiers are buried in the Tomb of the Unknowns?__________5. What do the three figures sculpted on the Tomb of the Unknowns represent?________________________________________________________________________Something to Think About: Why is it important to honor unknown soldiers?Learn More: Visit to learnmore about the soldiers who guard the Tomb of the Unknowns.
4 For ExampleOCEAN WAVES & TSUNAMI MINI WEB TREK Students will visit the sites listed below for each question(s), learn more about ocean wave formation and tsunamis, and then answer the questions in the space provide. QuestionsHow can you easily measure a Wave Period?2. When and how does the ocean floor begin to affect a wave's shape and speed3. Describe the three different ways we can describe breaking waves, identifying one that can be destructive, and the type of breaking wave that surfers prefer?
5 Questions 4 - 7 http://www. nationalgeographic Questions How fast can a tsunami wave travel?_______________________________________________________________________5. How tall can a tsunami wave become?_______________________________________________________________________6. Where do the most frequent tsunamis occur?_______________________________________________________________________7. Describe how a tsunami forms.______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
6 5. _________________________ wrote Poor Richard's Almanack. A Revolutionary War Scavenger HuntA Revolutionary War Scavenger Hunt Use the The Road to Revolution Web site (http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/game/index.htm) to complete the questions below. 1. A monument to Benedict Arnold' s _______________can be found at the Saratoga National Historic Park.2. King George III punished the colonists for the Boston Tea Party by _____________________.3. The Freedom Trail, a walking tour of 16 historic sites in Boston and Charlestown, is __________ miles long.4. The main author of the Declaration of Independence was probably _________________________.5. _________________________ wrote Poor Richard's Almanack.
7 EXPLORING CAREERS CHOOSING THE CAREER THAT IS RIGHT FOR YOU 1. FIND A SUBJECT YOU ARE INTERESTED IN – LIST TWO CAREER CHOICES THAT YOU FIND. a._____________________________ b._____________________________2. CREATE A STORY ABOUT YOUR FUTURE – print your story when you are done.