Students will use the internet to learn about the events leading up to the American Revolution.
Learn essential facts about the events leading up to the American Revolution.
Learn how to maneuver within a website and know where to look for and find specific information online.
Refine your skills using wireless laptop technology.
Review for the test on Pre-Revolutionary America.
Today you are going on a "cyber" scavenger hunt to search for information about the American Revolution. You will use the following website to find the information: http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/index.html. Explore the site and decide with your group the best place to look for each answer.
Work with your group members to complete the "cyber" scavenger hunt.
All of the information must come from the PBS Liberty online website listed on your answer sheet.
Make sure that when you find an answer, the entire group knows WHERE you found it.
After you have the answers to #s 1-9, check your answers before going on to the final task. Choose one person in your group to verify the answers with the judge (the teacher).
EVERY PERSON in your group must have all the correct answers, AND know where to find them.
Sunshine State Standards
NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students
Students are proficient in the use of technology.
Students practice responsible use of technology systems, information, and software
Students develop positive attitudes toward technology uses that support lifelong learning, collaboration, personal pursuits, and productivity
Students use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources.
Students use technology tools to process data and report results.
Laptop Cart or access to multiple laptops with internet access
Powerpoint presentation giving directions regarding the lesson, as well as hints for using laptops (optional)
Cyber Scavenger Hunt Questions
Students create their own scavenger hunt questions for other students using the Liberty website.