Do you consider yourself a savvy e-teen? Test your Internet smarts by completing this scavenger hunt! Never heard of an online scavenger hunt before? Here's how it works: grab a couple of your classmates and divide into two teams. Set a time to answer correctly as many of the questions listed below. In this hunt, you will explore different ways on how to use the Internet and technology responsibly. Your clues will be found within the websites posted on the left-hand navigation bar. Ready...set...go!

Your Task
  1. Copy the questions down in your notebook or in a separate piece of paper.
  2. Search the websites to find your answers to the questions.
  3. Write your answer(s) down underneath the correct question.
  4. Include the source of your information in your answer!
  5. When you are finished, discuss your findings with your teammates.

Your Questions

  • What is copyright?
  • What is fair use?
  • What are the tests for detemining fair use?
  • Are there limits to the amount of material that you can use?

  • What are two types of cyberbullying? Give 2 examples of each type.
  • Where does cyberbullying most often occur online?
  • Identify 2 types of technology used by teens today. How can these technologies be used in a positive way? How can these technologies be used in a negative way?
  • In the video on cyberbullying, list 3-4 different actions you saw that the actors did to resolve the problem of cyberbullying.

  • What are ethics?
  • How do they relate to computer use?
  • What are some common ways that you face ethical dilimas online?

  • What is netiquette?
  • List 5 do's and 5 don'ts of netiquette.
  • Take the "Are You a Good Netizan" quiz and submit your score.
  • In your opinion, are using emoticons and acronyms considered proper netiquette? Explain why or why not.

Privacy & Internet Safety
  • Unless you have THIS, you should never reveal personal information online.
  • What are two file-sharing risks?
  • What are two tips for using social networking sites safely?
  • What makes a good password?

  • What is spam?
  • What are the two different kinds of spam?
  • What are three things you can do to avoid receiving spam?
  • Why shouldn't you click "remove my name from your list" on a spam e-mail?

  • What is phishing?
  • What is another term for phishing?
  • What are things to look for in a phishing email?