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Scavenger Hunt
Hints, Clues, Questions and Adventure!
Coming to the museum will be awesome no doubt. But what about spicing up your trip with a scavenger hunt of your own making?! This is how it works. Check out the special list of clues we've devised for you. Print out your favorites. Arrive at the museum and the minute your feet hit the ground get your exploration on like Indiana Jones!
  1. I'm the movement of one large landmass in relation to another. Find my display. What am I called?
  2. Find the deer foot inkwell.
  3. Find the Navajo bear claw ring.
  4. I'm the chunkey stone. Find me and tell me what I'm used for.
  5. Find me. I'm in the North American room with lots of feathers. My cousin is called bald. I'm called something a little more elemental. What am I.
  6. I'm in the wetlands and sometimes old men are called my name. What and who am I?
  7. We're the white prairie dog, the badger and the sage grouse. Find us and tell us the name of the region where we're from.
  8. I'm the red fox and can be found in at least two different regions. Find me and tell me where I am.
  9. When looking for the Gray Wolf and/or the Timber Wolf, are you looking for one kind of wolf or two? Find us and tell us.
  10. Find the polar bear, brown bear and grizzly bear. Which one lives in weather that you'd like to be in the most?
  11. I am the product and the process of smoothing and setting stones. Find me to discover what I'm called.
  12. We encountered America from a far away land 15-20,000 years ago. What are we called and where did we come from?
  13. I'm Havasupai. Find me and name the North American region in which I reside.
  14. I'm the prehistoric period that existed 144-66 million years ago. Find me and tell me my name.
  15. Find your three favorite minerals and crystals and tell me their names.
  16. Slither over to the live snakes. I'm the most common venomous snake in Gaston County. Who am I?
  17. I can run up to 40 miles per hour and jump eight feet in the air. Who am I?
  18. Go to the Henry Hall of the American Indian and find a guardian of the pueblo.
  19. I make up about 85% of Alaska and sometimes ice wedges form inside me. What am I?
  20. I hang out with egrets, spoonbills, storks and anhingas. Where would you find me?