Orientation Exercise

  1. Copy the following Scavenger Hunt.
  2. Create a New Page with your name at the top.
  3. Paste the Scavenger Hunt on the page.
  4. Type the answers to the questions for the Destiny Quest catalog, Discovery Education, and the Student Resources in Context database.
  5. Change the text of some of your answers to include Bold, Italics, Underline, a different color text, and a different font.
  6. At the end, make a bulleted list of 4 of your favorite cities in the world. The list should be titled "My Favorite Cities" in the Heading 2 style.
  7. Highlight your favorite city in yellow. (Change the background color of that selected text.)
  8. Type the words "Return to Home Page" and create a link for those words to the Home page of the wiki.
  9. Create a link to the Saddlebrook Prep website.
  10. Add an image from your computer to the page.
  11. Add a file from your computer to the page.
  12. Embed a video to the page.
  13. Preview the page and make any changes.
  14. Save the Page.

Scavenger Hunt
Directions: Look for the answers to the following questions using the resources presented during the Orientation to Saddlebrook’s Library Media Center. Do each section after the presentation of that particular resource.

Destiny Quest catalog

  1. How many books do we have about famous tennis players?
  2. How many books do we have by John Grisham?
  3. How many fiction books do we have that take place in France?
  4. Who is the author of the book The Schwa Was Here?
  5. When was the book The Book Thief published?
  6. Can you search the catalog without signing in? yes or no?
  7. What would you use the List feature for?
  8. Why are there virtual shelves?

Student Resources in Context database

  1. What is the name of the main character in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons?
  2. What is Gandhi’s full name?
  3. Name one of the two researchers who won a Nobel Prize for their work in Diabetes Research.
  4. How many Diary Entries are in Primary Sources in Student Resources in Context?
  5. What is the average life expectancy in Nepal?
  6. When was the portrait of Queen Elizabeth I that has a brown background painted?
  7. Locate a Diary Entry for a woman who rode on a wagon train to settle the great American West. What is her name?

Discovery Education video streaming

  1. What is the home page for your Discovery Education account called?
  2. How many full videos are there on Discovery Education for information about volcanoes?
  3. How many different images are there that have Christopher Columbus in them?
  4. When does the encyclopedia article on Christopher Columbus say he made his first trading voyage?
  5. Where would you find an assignment from a teacher?
  6. What 4 things can you do with an item once you’ve decided you probably want to use it?
  7. If you want to give a presentation about what you have found out about a subject, what feature can you use in Discovery Education to collect and present it?