Amazing Race, The: A Cultural Scavenger Hunt

Subgroup Size

Entire group


2 hours

External Cost


Lesson Plan


Created by the CILMAR Staff, Purdue University.

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). (2009). Intercultural knowledge and competence VALUE rubric.


A revision of this activity for virtual and/or pre-departure can be found in downloads.

As a result of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Ask deeper questions and interact with members from a different culture. 2. Find culturally significant objects and places. 3. Seek out and articulate answers to questions about culturally specific objects and places in a way that reflects multiple cultural perspectives.

This activity is designed for students who are studying abroad.