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 building has the most stories?||A library||2. What can be swallowed, but can also swallow you?||Water||3. What can burn the eyes, sting the mouth, yet be consumed?||Peppers||4. What can honk without a horn?||A goose||5. A father's child, a mother's child, yet no one's son.||A daughter||6. A hiker went without sleep for seven days and wasn't tired. How come?||He slept at night||7. A cowboy rode to an inn on Friday. He stayed 2 nights and left on Friday. how could that be?||His horse was called Friday||8. Feed me and I live, yet give me a drink and I die.||Fire||9. What is harder to catch the faster you run?||Your breath||10. 10. I go in hard. I come out soft. You blow me hard. What am I?||Gum||11. What can you catch but not throw?||A cold||12. I'm tall when I'm young, I'm short when I'm old. What am I?||Candle/Pencil||13. What is black when you buy it, red when you use it, and grey when you throw it away?||Charcoal||14. What flies without wings?||Time||15. What is at the end of a rainbow?||The letter W|
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