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. This piece of junk sometimes works but mostly it does not. It can sense when it’s an emergency and it breaks down on the spot||Copy machine||2. Did you know our library is one of the few to preview video trailers for books? Maybe you should think about bringing your class here for a look||television in library||3. One of our staff members has got a real green thumb. It’s a good thing we spent all this money, on an idea that definitely was…. Well worth every penny||greenhouse||4. Looking for the Sycamore police, and they’re not at the donut shops? This room in the middle school is one of their most frequent stops||214||5. Hola! Como esta? Oui oui oui. ELL is also housed here, in the room of Melinda and Charlie||foreign language room||6. Is it cloudy; is it raining; does it look like there’s going to be a typhoon? You can check the weather every day without using a weather balloon||weatherbug||7. Adult males of this species can reach 13 feet, and weight 1000 pounds; ours weighs quite a bit more that that; we use it to reach the PE grounds||Gator||8. If you’re green, live in a trash can, and crabbiness is your game, you’d feel right at home in this office that goes by the very same name||OSCAR||9. Remember that time when some kids broke in and left us a little present in a plastic bag? This is the place where Sarah and Bob found the treat which made us all want to vomit and gag||Microwave||10. If you have a meeting in this room, you may feel like you are part of a school. Although this is quite a different group, it would feel more at home in a pool||fishbowl room||11. A few years ago, we had a problem when the ice machine sprung a leak. Look in its new location to find the clue that you seek||snack shack||12. Is it Dress for Success day? Did you forget a tie? Don’t worry another minute. If you head into this guy’s room, he’ll help you find just the ticket||Jim K’s ties||13. In this room, our kids learn all about the birds and the bees. I’m so glad they don’t assign homework! Don’t even think about it, please||health||14. You know a lot about this chap but here are some things that are new; he’s the person who created Thanksgiving Day, and he wore a size 14 shoe||Abe||15. Rainbow Hot Dog Water, would be an excellent name for a band, but I’m sure that our new food service providers will use only the best foods that are canned||cafeteria kitchen||16. Mommy packs her child’s lunches with hugs and TLC. If they’re not left in the locker, they’re thrown in here to become snacks for the gulls of the sea||Garbage in cafeteria|
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