Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Scavenger Hunt Through History

Scavenger Hunt Through History is a game designed to be played by students in junction with Freedom: A History of US produced by PBS. Freedom: A History of US contains is an overview of US history containing videos, documents, and pictures. In addition to the resources previously mentioned, their are quizzes for students to test their knowledge. True to form, PBS offers in-depth teaching guides for each episode in the Freedom series.

Applications for Education
Freedom: A History of US is designed as a sixteen part series of webisodes. You can use all of the webisodes in sequence or use just one episode as it fits your curriculum. The series and the games that accompany it could be good review resources or individualized learning experiences.