Britannica Scavenger Hunt

Britannica Scavenger Hunt

Hey Teachers! School Librarians!

Join the 5th Annual Scavenger Hunt to win prizes!

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Did you know? Β The Oklahoma Department of Libraries has paid for every school in the state to get free access to Britannica School, an online student encyclopedia from one of the most trusted names in reference: Encyclopedia Britannica. To introduce students in grades K-8 to this comprehensive resource, we’re hosting an information scavenger hunt with lots of prizes!

Prizes Grades K-5: The grand prize winning student will receive a $50 Walmart gift card and a selection of free books. Nine lucky students will each receive a $15 Walmart gift card. And the grand prize winner’s school library will receive a one-year free subscription to Britannica ImageQuest!

Prizes Grades 6-8: The grand prize winner will receive a $50 Walmart gift card and some free books! Nine middle school students will each receive a $15 Walmart gift card. The grand prize winner’s school library will receive access to Britannica ImageQuest, free of charge for one year!

How to Join

Step One: Get Britannica School. Make sure your school library has online access to Britannica School. Don’t have access? Go to accountsetup.school.eb.com or contact Arlene Paschel at 405-522-3578 or Arlene.Paschel@libraries.ok.gov.

Step Two: Register by February 14 for The Great Britannica Information Scavenger Hunt. You’ll get online access to the Scavenger Hunt on February 15, plus digital delivery of The Oklahoman!

Step Three: Go on the Hunt! Show your students how to access Britannica School to answer the questions in our scavenger hunt. Collect their answers. By Friday, March 10, send the number of students who participated, and the names of all participants who aced the hunt to: BHuntsman@oklahoman.com. We’ll hold a drawing for the prizes!


Please fax the following informationΒ to 405-475-3779 or e-mail it to BHuntsman@opubco.com


Yes! My class would like to participate in The Great Britannica Information Scavenger Hunt! (Register by February 14!)

Teacher/Librarian Name

Teacher/Librarian Email and Phone
(Valid Email required to received your digital delivery access information)

School Name

School Physical Address

City, County and Zip

Click to register and get access to the print replica and the archives of The Oklahoman for use in your classroom and school library!


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