1. Arrange students into groups. Each group needs at least ONE person who has a mobile device.
2. If their phone camera doesn't automatically detect and decode QR codes, ask students to
4. Cut them out and place them around your class / school.
1. Give each group a clipboard and a piece of paper so they can write down the decoded questions and their answers to them.
2. Explain to the students that the codes are hidden around the school. Each team will get ONE point for each question they correctly decode and copy down onto their sheet, and a further TWO points if they can then provide the correct answer and write this down underneath the question.
3. Away they go! The winner is the first team to return with the most correct answers in the time available. This could be within a lesson, or during a lunchbreak, or even over several days!
4. A detailed case study in how to set up a successful QR Scavenger Hunt using this tool can be found here.
|1. Phil rents a canoe for 9 days. The rental charge is $28 per day. Which is the best estimate for the total cost of the canoe rental?||300||2. The Pasco County Youth Center is selling raffle tickets to raise money for supplies. Each book of tickets will cost $22. The center hopes students will sell 78 books. Which is the best range of amounts the students will likely raise selling raffle tickets?||D||3. Abbie is reading a series of 12 mystery books. Each book has 192 pages. When she completes the series, how many total pages will Abbie have read?||C||4. A local shoe store has 55 shelves. Each shelf displays 15 pairs of shoes. How many pairs of shoes are on the shelves?||C||5. Ava\'s Grocery Mart bought 25 cases of eggs. Each case holds 15 cartons off eggs. How many cartons of eggs did Ava\'s Grocery Mart buy?||A||6. The high school auditorium is divided into 4 section. Each section has 18 rows with 12 seats in each row. How many students can sit in the auditorium?||A||7. Marcia spends $38 on some shirts. Each shirt costs the same whole-dollar amount. If each shirt costs at least $12, what is the greatest number of shirts that she could have bought?||A||8. Seven of 28 students in Alexander\'s class have green jackets. In simplest form, what fraction of the students have green jackets?||C||9. John served 8 and 3/4 liters of fruit punch at his birthday party. About how many liters of fruit punch did he serve?||B||10. On Saturday, Claude went to the museum. He spent 1/2 hour reading about dinosaurs, 2/3 hour watching a film about flight, 2/5 hour observing the sharks, and spent 1/10 hour drawing a cartoon. He ordered the list from greatest to least time spent. Which shows Claude\'s list?||C||11. Peter ran 4 and 1/3 miles along a marathon route. What fraction is equal to 4 and 1/3?||B||12. Erin peels apples for 1/3 hour and peels bananas for 3/5 hour. What number is a common denominator for 1/3 and 3/5?||B||13. Jane bakes 6 dozen cupcakes. Of the 72 cupcakes, 9 crumble. Which fraction below represents the fraction, in lowest terms, of crumbled cupcakes?||D||14. DVDs again will trade 1 DVD for every 3 DVDs that a customer turns in. How many DVDs will the store trade for 24 DVDs from a customer?||A||15. Maria made a list of factors of 12 and 48 so she could find what factors the numbers have in common. Which list shows the common factors of 12 and 48?||C|
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