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. Find a cookbook in the nonfiction area (641) with healthy recipes. Write the call number and the title.||varies||2. Locate a book in fiction by an author with the last name HIGGINS. Write down the title and author’s complete name for that book.2||varies2||3. Look in the SPANISH section upstairs for a book in a popular Young Adult series. Write the name (in SPANISH and ENGLISH) of the book.3||varies||4. Look in nonfiction (796) for a book about sports. Write the title of the book and the call #.4||varies||5. Look for an audio book you would like to listen to this summer. Write down the title and call #.5||varies||6. Can you find a music CD by your favorite artist? Choose a music CD and write down the title of the CD and the artist.6||varies6||7. Look in the magazines upstairs and find NATIONAL WILDLIFE MAGAZINE. Write down the title of an article on the cover.7||varies7||8. Did you know that we have HONOR BOOKS and you don’t need a library card to check them out? Find an honor book you would like to read and bring it with you today.8||varies8||9. We have 4 checker/chess tables in the library. Find one and give the name of the person who made and donated them to the library.9||varies9||10. Find the BIG DINOSAUR BOOK in the Children’s Nonfiction books. Write down the call #.10||varies10||11. There are 2 ships on display in the children’s area. Write down the name of both ships.11||varies11||12. We have movies and TV series titles that can be check out. Find one you would like to see and write down the title and call #.12||varies12||13. There are books about the history of Montgomery County in the nonfiction (976) area upstairs. Write down the title and call # for one of the books.13||varies13||14. Pick up and events calendar at the circulation desk. If you don’t have a library card, ask if you can get one. Bring the events calendar with you.14||varies14||15. Ask about the remaining Summer Reading Programs at the circulation desk and sign up to attend one.15||varies15|
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