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== Scavenger Hunt (45 minutes)  ==
 
== Scavenger Hunt (45 minutes)  ==
  
Age range: Teenage  
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Grab a scavenger hunt in the lobby and you're off hunting the five floors of the library! We will organize you in small groups of 2-4 people and we have many different scavenger hunts. As you find answers, you will be surprised at what you learn about the library!<br>  
 
Grab a scavenger hunt in the lobby and you're off hunting the five floors of the library! We will organize you in small groups of 2-4 people and we have many different scavenger hunts. As you find answers, you will be surprised at what you learn about the library!<br>  
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== Super Heroes (30 minutes)  ==
 
== Super Heroes (30 minutes)  ==
  
Age range: Teenage  
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Age range: Teenage<br>Preparation: none  
 
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Do you like super heroes? How about learning more about your ancestors? This activity will teach you about both, with you looking up real people on FamilySearch.org that have the names of famous super heroes!  
 
Do you like super heroes? How about learning more about your ancestors? This activity will teach you about both, with you looking up real people on FamilySearch.org that have the names of famous super heroes!  
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= Pioneer Trek Preparation<br>  =
 
= Pioneer Trek Preparation<br>  =
  
Age range: Teenage  
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Age range: Teenage<br>Preparation: none  
 
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The following group activities are interactive, and held in a computer lab. Each person will be working on his own computer. We have two computer labs, one with 23 computers and another one with 30 computers. (20-45 minutes)  
 
The following group activities are interactive, and held in a computer lab. Each person will be working on his own computer. We have two computer labs, one with 23 computers and another one with 30 computers. (20-45 minutes)  
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== Pioneers (30 minutes)  ==
 
== Pioneers (30 minutes)  ==
  
Age range: Teenage  
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Age range: Teenage<br>Preparation: none  
 
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Want to follow the Mormon pioneers on their trek across the United States? Here are questions that not only teach you how to use FamilySearch.org, but have a common thread that you must find.  
 
Want to follow the Mormon pioneers on their trek across the United States? Here are questions that not only teach you how to use FamilySearch.org, but have a common thread that you must find.  
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== National Parks (30 minutes)  ==
 
== National Parks (30 minutes)  ==
  
Age range: Teenage  
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Age range: Teenage<br>Preparation: none  
 
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Similar to Pioneers, this activity is centered on teaching you how to do family history online. Remember to look for the thread!  
 
Similar to Pioneers, this activity is centered on teaching you how to do family history online. Remember to look for the thread!  
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== 12 Pens (30 minutes)  ==
 
== 12 Pens (30 minutes)  ==
  
Age range: Teenage  
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An activity that is set more for young adults and above, this activity will help you look for twelve operatives that are doing their best to cover their trail. You will be looking for clues and pieces in order to complete the whole puzzle.  
 
An activity that is set more for young adults and above, this activity will help you look for twelve operatives that are doing their best to cover their trail. You will be looking for clues and pieces in order to complete the whole puzzle.  
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== Cartoons (30 minutes)  ==
 
== Cartoons (30 minutes)  ==
  
Age range: Teenage  
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With the young kids in mind, this activity will have them giggling with delight as they look for their favorite Disney characters and others in a fun, interactive session about family history.  
 
With the young kids in mind, this activity will have them giggling with delight as they look for their favorite Disney characters and others in a fun, interactive session about family history.  
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== Are You Smarter? (30 minutes)  ==
 
== Are You Smarter? (30 minutes)  ==
  
Age range: Teenage  
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Age range: Teenage<br>Preparation: none  
 
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We all know about Jeff Foxworthy, right? Well then, prepare to do family history and go back to your elementary school days...at the same time!  
 
We all know about Jeff Foxworthy, right? Well then, prepare to do family history and go back to your elementary school days...at the same time!  
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== Familysearching (30 minutes)  ==
 
== Familysearching (30 minutes)  ==
  
Age range: Teenage  
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Age range: Teenage<br>Preparation: none  
 
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This activity, themed for teenagers and young adults, will rock your world as you look for famous people from all walks of life and history using FamilySearch.org. Players, dig this, when this is finished, you'll all be a family history whiz!  
 
This activity, themed for teenagers and young adults, will rock your world as you look for famous people from all walks of life and history using FamilySearch.org. Players, dig this, when this is finished, you'll all be a family history whiz!  
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== Heroes and Villains (30 minutes)  ==
 
== Heroes and Villains (30 minutes)  ==
  
Age range: Teenage  
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Age range: Teenage<br>Preparation: none  
 
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Ever wanted to find the good guys and bad guys? Well, you won't be able to in this activity, but you will find real deceased individuals who have the same name as these comic and cartoon characters.  
 
Ever wanted to find the good guys and bad guys? Well, you won't be able to in this activity, but you will find real deceased individuals who have the same name as these comic and cartoon characters.  
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== Kids FamilySearch (30 minutes)  ==
 
== Kids FamilySearch (30 minutes)  ==
  
Age range: Teenage  
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Age range: Teenage<br>Preparation: none  
 
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Want the young ones to have some family history fun, but not sure how? Your solution is finally here! This simple activity was created with the young'uns in mind. They'll get to find out the basics of family history!  
 
Want the young ones to have some family history fun, but not sure how? Your solution is finally here! This simple activity was created with the young'uns in mind. They'll get to find out the basics of family history!  
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== Rulers of the Middle Ages (30 minutes)  ==
 
== Rulers of the Middle Ages (30 minutes)  ==
  
Age range: Teenage  
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Age range: Teenage<br>Preparation: none
  
Preparation: none
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Ever thought of being a king or queen? In this game, you'll look for people that have the same names as famous monarchs during the Dark Ages. Now, for the first time in FamilySearch history, you get a chance of dealing with royalty!  
 
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Ever thought of being a king or queen? In this game, you'll look for people that have the same names as famous monarchs during the Dark Ages. Now, for the first time in Familysearch history, you get a chance of dealing with royalty!  
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== Significant Individuals of the Middle Ages (30 minutes)  ==
 
== Significant Individuals of the Middle Ages (30 minutes)  ==
  
Age range: Teenage  
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Age range: Teenage<br>Preparation: none  
 
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Preparation: none  
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Similar to the above activity, this game is centered on the Dark Ages, with players searching for people that were influential in their respective times and places.
 
Similar to the above activity, this game is centered on the Dark Ages, with players searching for people that were influential in their respective times and places.

Revision as of 15:42, 5 October 2012

Family History LibraryGotoarrow.pngGroup Visit OptionsGotoarrow.pngGroup Activities

There are multiple activities at the Family History Library. The following list is organized based on what you want to learn. If you have time, you can participate in multiple activities from any category.

Contents

Learn about the Library

Scavenger Hunt (45 minutes)

Age range: Teenage
Preparation: none

Grab a scavenger hunt in the lobby and you're off hunting the five floors of the library! We will organize you in small groups of 2-4 people and we have many different scavenger hunts. As you find answers, you will be surprised at what you learn about the library!

Learn to Research

Super Heroes (30 minutes)

Age range: Teenage
Preparation: none

Do you like super heroes? How about learning more about your ancestors? This activity will teach you about both, with you looking up real people on FamilySearch.org that have the names of famous super heroes!

Learn to Index

Pioneer Trek Preparation

Age range: Teenage
Preparation: none

The following group activities are interactive, and held in a computer lab. Each person will be working on his own computer. We have two computer labs, one with 23 computers and another one with 30 computers. (20-45 minutes)

Pioneers (30 minutes)

Age range: Teenage
Preparation: none

Want to follow the Mormon pioneers on their trek across the United States? Here are questions that not only teach you how to use FamilySearch.org, but have a common thread that you must find.

National Parks (30 minutes)

Age range: Teenage
Preparation: none

Similar to Pioneers, this activity is centered on teaching you how to do family history online. Remember to look for the thread!

12 Pens (30 minutes)

Age range: Teenage
Preparation: none

An activity that is set more for young adults and above, this activity will help you look for twelve operatives that are doing their best to cover their trail. You will be looking for clues and pieces in order to complete the whole puzzle.

Cartoons (30 minutes)

Age range: Teenage
Preparation: none

With the young kids in mind, this activity will have them giggling with delight as they look for their favorite Disney characters and others in a fun, interactive session about family history.

Are You Smarter? (30 minutes)

Age range: Teenage
Preparation: none

We all know about Jeff Foxworthy, right? Well then, prepare to do family history and go back to your elementary school days...at the same time!

Familysearching (30 minutes)

Age range: Teenage
Preparation: none

This activity, themed for teenagers and young adults, will rock your world as you look for famous people from all walks of life and history using FamilySearch.org. Players, dig this, when this is finished, you'll all be a family history whiz!

Heroes and Villains (30 minutes)

Age range: Teenage
Preparation: none

Ever wanted to find the good guys and bad guys? Well, you won't be able to in this activity, but you will find real deceased individuals who have the same name as these comic and cartoon characters.

Kids FamilySearch (30 minutes)

Age range: Teenage
Preparation: none

Want the young ones to have some family history fun, but not sure how? Your solution is finally here! This simple activity was created with the young'uns in mind. They'll get to find out the basics of family history!

Rulers of the Middle Ages (30 minutes)

Age range: Teenage
Preparation: none

Ever thought of being a king or queen? In this game, you'll look for people that have the same names as famous monarchs during the Dark Ages. Now, for the first time in FamilySearch history, you get a chance of dealing with royalty!

Significant Individuals of the Middle Ages (30 minutes)

Age range: Teenage
Preparation: none

Similar to the above activity, this game is centered on the Dark Ages, with players searching for people that were influential in their respective times and places.