Search Engine Scavenger Hunt
Here's a little drill to see how well your search skills are:
PART I: SEARCH ENGINE TEST DRIVE
Find: Babe Ruth's late-1920s baseball bat into which he carved 11 “gunslinger” notches each representing a home run.
Find: Indian Food in/near Saint Charles, MO.
Find: Best rates for a flight from STL to LAX. 1 Adult. Depart 2/25. Return 3/2.
Use the "Wayback Machine"
Find: Saint Louis Cardinals Web Site 1996; 1998; 2000
Find: Latest News about iPad
Translate: Saint Louis Zoo website into Japanese.
DMOZ Open Directory
Find: Drill down to find a listing for an e-commerce magazine.
Find: “Who ‘Dat?” And what’s all the fuss about it?
Ask: Where is the SPAM museum?
Search: Eminem. Locate link to Shade 45.
PART II: GOOGLE LAND
Use Google to find...
Definition of: inchoate
Calculate: 12 – 45 + 53 * 2.4
Google Map: Buenos Aires
Find Video: Taylor Swift and Stevie Nicks on Grammys
What’s the Saint Charles weather forecast for Friday?
Use Google Scholar to locate an article about “Media Convergence.” Provide the top result.
What is 120 pounds in kilograms?
PART III: PICK YOUR OWN TOOLS
Whether for entertainment or research we use the Web to conduct research and find answers to a variety of questions.
Where is Francois Truffaut from?
Who is his favorite film director?
What is the name of his film about one boy’s escapades in Paris?
Check the Lindenwood and Saint Charles Public libraries to see if they have this film?
Who wrote the communist manifesto?
Where can I find full text of it online? (Provide URL)
Provide URL of “official” movie site for Children of Men:
Provide link to film detail on IMDB:
Who directed the film?
Find me a link to a PDF copy of the script:
Who wrote the book (by the same title)?
How much does the film cost on Amazon?
What number is this years superbowl?
Which teams are playing in the Super Bowl?
Provide links to the official websites of each team--
What channel is the game on? What time does it start?
Fill in the following lyrics and find which Michael Jackson song they are from.
The foulest ___________ is in the air
The funk of ___________ thousand years
And grizzly ___________ from every tomb
Are closing in to seal your _____________.
Name of Song: ______________________
Locate a PDF for a syllabus of “Foundations of the Internet” class and another college.
Find Template File
Find a business card template for Adobe Illustrator.
What is website for the Public Relations Society in America?
What is the name of the “student” version of that organization?
Which Saint Louis College hosts a chapter of the student version?
DDB Worldwide, BBDO, TBWA/Chiat/Day, Leo Burnett are all examples of _______________________________.
Find their websites (Provide URL).
Who was Martha Graham?
Which “pop diva” was one of her students?
What is the name of the DVD of her work released by Criterion?
What are the three films featured on that DVD?
Some of the countries where students in this class have lived include: Lebanon, Brazil, Congo, Zimbabwe.
Find flags for each and past them into this document.