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. What does Mesopotamia mean?||Land between 2 rivers||2. What landforms are in the Northern region of Mesopotamia?||Hills and plains||3. What landforms are in the Southern region of Mesopotamia?||Marshy areas and wide, flat, barren plains||4. What invention helped farmers have a successful harvest?||Irrigation canals||5. In what modern country did the Sumerians live?||Iraq||6. What were the temples called?||Ziggurats||7. Were Mesopotamians monotheistic or polytheistic?||Polytheistic||8. Who was An?||An was the primary god of Mesopotamians who was the god of heavens.||9. What were the four classes of people in Mesopotamia?||Priests, Upper Class, Lower Class, and Slaves||10. What did a priest do?||They told people how to behave to keep the gods happy. Priests in Sumer (and in Babylon) were also the local doctors.||11. How did a person become a slave?||When they defeated another town or tribe in battle they would bring back the prisoners as slaves.||12. Who was Hammurabi?||The first great king of Babylon||13. What was the Code of Hammurabi?||A set of laws||14. What was the earliest form of Mesopotamian writing and what did it show?||The earliest writing was based on pictograms. Pictograms were used to communicate basic information about crops and taxes.||15. What was their later writing called?||Cuneiform||16. What did scribes record?||To write several different languages.|
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