Learning Exercise

To Catch a Spy

Students will navigate a Web site (http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/tour/) to answer questions. A direct link to directions of this activity is http://fcit.usf.edu/INTERNET/chap1/spy.htm.
Course: Internet Navigation Skills
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Exercise

Greetings Web detectives! The United States government suspects that a spy has found his or her way into the White House. The government needs your help to catch the spy. You must correctly identify the country the spy works for. Your clues are in five Top Secret files. Begin your search at http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/tour/. Fill in the blanks for each clue. Now unscramble the five circled letters to find out which country sent the spy to the White House. Return to Chapter 1.
Additional Information: http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/tour/

Disciplines

Audience

Technical Notes

Students work in pairs.

Requirements

Basic use of computer and mouse.

Topics

Students must answer questions to given clues in order to find a spy in the White House.

Learning Objectives

Students will work collaboratively to improve their Internet navigation skills through the completion of an interactive Internet search.

Assessment