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. 1. Read pages 10-11 of "The White House". What year did George Washington begin working on the President's house? Go to Room 4||1792||2. 2. How many flags wave at the bottom of the Washington Monument? Go to Room 10||50||3. 3. What does the Statue of Liberty stand for? Go to Room 18||liberty and opportunity||4. 4. Where is Mount Rushmore? Go to Room 24||South Dakota||5. 5. Who was a famous hunter and soldier that died at The Alamo? Go to Room 1||Davy Crockett||6. 6. Why did the first flag have ONLY 13 stars and stripes? Go to Room 25||The Original 13 Colonies||7. 7. What animal did Ben Franklin think would be a good symbol for the United States? Go to Room 8||turkey||8. 8. What is Liberty Bell made of? Go to Room 19||copper||9. 9. How many states were there when Lincoln died? Go to Room 3||36||10. 10. On the map on page 20-21 of "What's in Washington DC", find the National Museum of the American Indian. What direction would you travel to get to the Washington Monument? Go to the gym||west||11. 11. What year was the Pledge of Allegiance written? Go to Room 6||1892||12. 12. Use the index of "US Symbols". On what page will find information about the Statue of Liberty? Go to the wolverine bathroom||10||13. 13. Use the Table of Contents of "What is the Story of our Flag?". On what page can you find information on Betsy Ross? Go to Mr. Hudson's office||10-11||14. 14. Abraham Lincoln was the ____ President. Go to Room 20||16||15. 15. The Bald Eagle is a symbol of ___________. Go to the library||freedom|
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