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. Define the word insular||separate from other countries||2. Define flora||the plant life in a particular environment||3. Define fauna||the animal life in a particular environment||4. Define commodity||A material, resource, or product that is bought and sold||5. Define sultans||the ruler of a Muslim country||6. Define plantation||a large farm||7. Define absolute monarchy||a system of government in which the ruler has complete control||8. Define ultimate||most extreme or greatest||9. Define constitutional monarchy||a form of government in which a monarch is the head of state but elected officials run the government||10. Define primate city||a country's main city that is so large and influential that it dominates the rest of the country||11. Define minority||a group of people that is different from most of the population||12. Define Pacific Rim||the countries bordering the Pacific Ocean, particularly Asian countries||13. Define subsistence farming||a type of farming in which the farmer produces only enough to feed his or her family||14. Define ecotourism||a type of tourism in which people visit a country to enjoy its natural wonders||15. Define exploit||to use a person, resource or situation unfairly and selfishly|
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