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. 1. What is the leader of the Scottish Government called?||First Minister||2. 2. When did the Scots start implementing a system of general public education and when did it become compulsory in Scotland?||1696/1872||3. 3. How many Scottish members sat in the parliament after the Act of Union in 1707?||45||4. 4. What was the name of the medieval murder-mystery film in which Sean Connory starred in 1986?||The Name of the Rose||5. 5. Name the gold medal-winning Scots Yachtswoman of the 2000 and 2004 Olympics.||Shirley Robertson||6. 6. Who was the last Scottish king who spoke Gaelic?||James IV||7. 7. Name the only bird that is unique to Scotland. http://www.scotnature.co.uk/tours/25/workshop-on-scottish-crossbill.html||http://www.scotnature.co.uk/tours/25/workshop-on-scottish-crossbill.html||8. 8. Where is the King's Knot? http://www.bienvenueenecosse.com/les-choses-a-voir-et-faire/attractions/attractions-historiques/loch-lomond-stirling/king-s-knot||stirling||9. 9. Which university medical school became the first to admit a woman in 1869?||Edinburgh||10. 10. Which playing card is known as "The Curse of Scotland"||nine of diamonds||11. 11. When do you "dook for apples"?||At Halloween||12. 12. What is traditionally eaten with hagis on Burn's Night?||neeps and chappit tatties (turnips and mashed potatoes)||13. 13. What is sung as Scotland's national anthem before rugby internationals?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0MklIdTiaU||Flowers of Scotland||14. 14. What is a "but and Ben"?||a small two-roomed house||15. 15. At which Scottish university did Pronce William choose to study?||St Andrew's|
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