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.
Question | Answer |
1. 39 + 31 = ? | 70 |
2. 50 X 1000 =? | £50,000 |
3. 499-199=? | 300 |
4. What is the biggest number you can make out of the following 3 digits 4,7,9? | 974 |
5. A bag of sweets weighs 20g. How many would weigh exactly 1 kg? | 50 |
6. 1 quarter of 40 = ? | 10 |
7. 8000 divided 80 + 11 =? | 111 |
8. Angles in a straight line add up to ? | 180 |
9. 888 - 89 = | 799 |
10. If a squares sides are 12cm, what is the perimeter? | 48 |
11. How many sides does a pentagon have? | 5 |
12. Half of 894 =? | 447 |
13. The ratio of brown to blue cubes is 1:2, if I have 50 brown cubes, how many blue cubes do I have? | 100 |
14. Find the digits seven thousand, four hundred and twenty five? | 7425 |
15. A prime number lower than 20 and more than 15? | 17 |
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