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Google Earth Scavenger Hunt

Google Earth Scavenger Hunt
HASS Technologies Resources
Description

Use this Google Earth Scavenger Hunt activity to develop your students’ understanding of history and geography within their community, Australia and abroad. Suitable for classroom or home learning, this task can be completed remotely with a partner or individually. Students work through the slides to find the answers to a range of questions about landmarks, cities, communities and cultures throughout the world. Your class will develop their ICT, research and mapping skills as they navigate Google Earth, take screenshots and use search engines. Students also have the opportunity to research their own town, suburb or city to find their place on the map. Finally, the class can set their own Google Earth challenges for a partner to solve.
 

Suitable for
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Differentiation

Modifications

Display as a whole class activity when regular classroom learning resumes.
 

EXTENSIONS

Students can challenge each other to complete their own scavenger hunt.
 

Reviews
Rebecca Sini
Posted 2 months ago
NSW, Australia
Great resource for geography research tasks and for either independent or working with a partner or small group.
Sarah Giles
Posted 2 months ago
VIC, Australia
Fantastic resource! Perfectly linked with our information report writing and students found this extremely engaging to do whilst learning at home.
Catherine Walsh
Posted 2 months ago
What a great activity...everyone was engaged including me!! A great activity for home learning!!