digital images

Q4 Mythbuster Identify

10. Digital Images

Screenshot of 5 common myths


1.  To become a Mythbuster, you must find a myth or truth to either bust or validate (prove true). Begin your search by looking at the list of sites below. Examples might include things such as, "A battery contains electricity," "Mars is a red planet," or "Seasons are caused by the rotation of the earth around the sun." Fact or fiction? It may be some combination of both.

2. Empower yourself by using common sense and curiosity to identify a myth or misconception about a topic. Open this 10.Q4 Mythbuster Planning Document to use for this activity.

3. Choose a subject that interests you and piques your interest. Your common sense is your superpower in this Quest! You may find fun myths and inspiration from one of these resources:

Continue this activity on the next page, Research, for steps 4-7 to complete your Mythbuster Activity.

MITECS  Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
d. Understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies, are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies

2. Digital Citizen
b. Engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices
c. Demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property

6. Creative Communicator
a. Choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication
b. Create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations
c. Communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations
d. Publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences



A Digital Breakout may also be called a Digital Escape Room.

This is a web-based, game-like activity where students use clues to unlock a series of puzzles or activities to solve a challenge (or to escape a digital room).

Students frequently work together, (conference, or chat) as they work to locate and solve clues.

For additional help  to solve a breakout view this short video (3:44).