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Computer Themes Internet Hunt Activities created by Cindy O'Hora

The Internet is an enormous collection of answers. The challenge is to find them. Completing an internet hunt will develop your web browsing skills. You will learn lots of interesting stuff. You will harness powerful web site tools like databases to obtain fresh information. You will use this data to answer challenging, thinking required questions. Oh, what fun! Before you begin, broaden your web browsing skills by checking out my tips on Getting Back.

How to Use: Create a link from your class/school web page to this index page or to the individual hunt page. OR Bookmark this site. OR You can type the address of a hunt page in the browser location bar. Answer forms: Do the Digital Answer Format OR Print the hunt for an answer sheet. OR Use the printer friendly worksheets. OR Have the students number down a lined sheet of paper. OR Consult the Make your own answer form how to.

tree icon Save a tree - use a Digital Answer Format - Highlight the text. Copy it. Paste it in a word processing document. Save the document in your folder. Answer on the word processing document in a contrasting color (not yellow) or font (avoid Symbol, blackmore, brodfont dear or other ornate artistic fonts). Save frequently as you work. Enter your name and the date in the header, of the document. Submit your document via electronic dropbox or email attachment. Bad things happen. Save a copy of your work on your computer.

Goldilocks Web tip: You can easily adjust your view of the text on a page. If you think the words are too small: Safari - Go: View .. Make Text bigger or Mac - hold down the command key command key and press the + key (plus sign) or Windows use Ctrl & + key. Firefox - Go: View .. Text Size. Conversely, if you think it is too big do the same, but choose smaller or Mac command key .. - (minus sign) or Windows: Ctrl .. - minus sign key. Get your view .. just right!

Index:
Science - 60
Computer and Technology Themed Activities:

Computer Scavenger Hunt - terms, history, facts. revised 11/2012

Computer Scavenger Hunt 2

Are you 21st Century Literate?

Basics of the Internet - 4th up

About the Internet ms/hs

Balancing Privacy and Security - Datamining

Binary Language Activity

Bloggez- vous? Should you build a blog?

Cars - Individual Privacy, Public Safety and Justice

Collaborations online & Networking power (wiki)

Collaborations & Networking working with these tools utd 9/09 (wiki)

Computer Insides-Out Hunt

Computer Maintenance Lesson

Computer Peripherals utd 3/09

Consider the Power of Possibilities through Andreessen's eyes

Considering Systems and Controls

Constitution - Privacy and the Digital Age

Database = Power

space Database Internet Hunt

space Harnessing online databases1

space Harnessing online databases 2

space Database Organization

space Database Vocabulary Activity

space Boolean Searching - Information literacy

space Make Your Own Database

Digital - Discerning Fake and Real Photos - Why does it matter to you?

Digital Science Journal Activity

Digital Storytelling

 

Copyright Issues Hunt food for thought and action

eGovernment - Expectations & Evaluations

Email Savvy Internet Hunt

GIS - Understanding and Using

Google Books a virtual library - explore issues new

Google Search - try the special features

GPS - harnessing new technology

Information Literacy - web & print resources

Information Literacy - Keyword searching

Information Literacy - Boolean Searching

Innovators in Computing Hunt

Internet - Actions can have lasting consequences

Lunar Society and the Homebrew Computer Club

Make your own Literature based Internet Hunt

Make your own Country or State Fact Hunt

Make a vocabulary puzzle

MP3 - the good and the ugly

Net Neutrality - What is it? Why does it matter?

Podcasts - getting information via the Internet Activity utd 1/09

Problem/Project based activities

Thinking Process through - writing a process

Small Pieces, Loosely Joined activity - explores an ebook about the web

Spreadsheet tips and tricks hunt

Transparency Essay ms/hs

Technology education links

Web 2.0 and You - digital lifestyle discussion

Word Processing Hunt new and improved.

Off Site Resources:

100,000 Computers a Day hands on math

Tech info with a touch of humor come on laugh about it!

Artificial Intelligence - Manufactured Minds

*Beyond Bullet Points approach to multimedia slides

Best Practices of Tech Integration

Invisible or Deep Web

CyberSmart - Free K-8 lessons on safety and use of the Internet

Computer Webquest

CyberWar - computer intrusions on Frontline

Digital Future at CSPAN

Digital Photo essays - Digital Edge Learning Interchange

Finding a Needle - worksheet activity

National Educational Technology Standards for Students

Get Your Web License from PBS - interactive safety and use activity

iMovie Planning

OnGuardOnline.gov

Social Networking: Don't Give Yourself Away

Technology Buzzwords

Web Basics at WebTeacher

What Was That Again? Internet vocabulary - worksheet activity

Probing Ponds - Digital Edge Learning Interchange

WebQuest for Spatial Skills

National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS)

Politics and Web Video presentation new

RSS in Plain English from Common Craft new

Collaborate using Google Docs! Video

Wikis in Plain English

 

Hunts: Arts / Social Studies / Months & Holidays / Literature / Science / Civics Projects and Essays / Problem Based Learning

tiny gold star Frequently Asked Questions about these hunts. I do not provide answer keys.

tiny gold star As I work on the web, I come across hundreds of remarkable web sites. I have collected a few of them in these links.

Preparing Your Daughter or Son for the Next Century

Terms of Use: I am providing some of the hunts in PDF. You'll need a free pdf program to use them like Adobe Acrobat Reader. You may print the pdf copy for an answer sheet. Using Mac OSX.

Alternative answer forms: Or Print the hunt web page(s) for an answer sheet or use the printer friendly worksheets, or have the students number down a lined sheet of paper.

Make your own answer form how to

Tech Tip: Working in a group or in two different places like the library & home? You do not have to be physically together to work together. gold starWatch Google Docs video TAI - How could you use free, Google Docs to do a project? How would this facilitate group projects?

A mind stretched to a new idea, never goes back to its original dimensions. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

Study Web excellence award

Web Wizard recognition

Adding Wisdom Award


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Updated November 7, 2012, posted 3/1999 Cynthia O'Hora

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