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 was the policy since the late 1600's allowing colonies local self-rule?Where would you find the baseball coach?||Salutary Neglect||2. This act required colonists to pay a tax on almost all printed materials? Go say Hi to Mrs. Parker||Stamp Act||3. These patriots opposed British taxes and would lead popular protests, often violently: If you're late to school, who do you check in with?||Sons of Liberty||4. This act actually lowered the taxes on foreign molasses: Hablas Espanol? Va a Senora Shanahan's classe||Sugar Act||5. The Quartering Act required colonists to: He led the Girls BBall team to Back to back state finals||provide housing and supplies for British Troops||6. These Acts added new taxes on everyday items such as glass, lead, paint, paper, and tea: Who is the wrestling coach at BK?||Townshend Acts||7. Colonists were angered over the tax on tea, boarded 3 ships, and dumped tea into the harbor in an event known as: Who was the teacher of the year?||The Boston Tea Party||8. This event occurred March 5, 1770 a group of colonists fought with soldiers ending up with 5 colonists being killed: Go check out the theater board!||Boston Massacre||9. As a response to the Boston Tea party British parliament passed these acts to close ports, force colonists to house troops, and more: Her son is really really fast and good at running||Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts)||10. What year was the first continental congress and what state was not represented? This art teacher has been here at BK longer than anyone else!||1774, Georgia||11. Who was the leader of the Sons of Liberty? Where do you get new BK apparell?||Samuel Adams||12. Resistance to taxes took 3 forms: Who teaches economics at BK?||Intellectual protest, economic boycotts, violent intimidation||13. What was the main reason for British Parliament to tax the colonists? Just qualified for State tournament in her first year as a coach at BK!||Need to pay for the war||14. Argued only colonial assemblies had right to tax colonists, also said "give me liberty or give me death!" Which teacher makes the yearbook?||Patrick Henry||15. Agreements to boycott imported goods from Britain with Colonial government support: Go back to the classroom!||Nonimportation Agreements|
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