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 does odontophobia mean?||1||2. In an average lifetime, how far will a person walk?||2||3. What does "kaoke" mean in Japanese?||3||4. The human heart creates enought pressure to squirt blood how far?||4||5. How long does the average person spend on the phone in a lifetime?||5||6. Who first used the word "nerd?"||6||7. How many seeds, on average, are on a McDonald's Big Mac bun?||7||8. What is the only animal with 4 knees?||8||9. What do you call the plastic things on the end of shoelaces?||9||10. Which season do children grow faster?||10||11. What sentence uses every letter of the alphabet?||11||12. Why is a sunset more brilliant than a sunrise?||12||13. Which president got a speeding ticket for riding 20mph on a horse?||13||14. Which king in a deck of cards is the only one with a mustache?||14||15. What can you make with 2 cups of sugar? (Answer found in classroom when hunt is over)||15|
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