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. This planet is the largest of the inner planets. Its surface is mostly covered in water, giving it a bluish appearance from space. This planet rotates every 24 hours. What is the name of this planet?||Earth||2. What is the correct order of the four inner planets with regard to distance from the Sun? a) Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars b) Mercury, Earth, Venus, Neptune c) Mars, Earth, Venus, Mercury d) Mars, Venus, Earth, Saturn||a||3. Which of these characteristics relate to the inner planets? a) The inner planets have a higher density. b) The inner planets have many moons.||a||4. The four planets closest to the sun are called the __________ planets.||terrestrial||5. What planet has the most carbon dioxide in its atmosphere? a) Neptune b) Venus c) Uranus d) Mercury||b||6. Some regions of Mars have giant a) rivers b) lakes c) volcanoes||volcanoes||7. The tilt of the earth is a) 90 degrees b) 23.5 degrees c) 0 degrees d) 35.2 degrees||b||8. Why do scientists beieve that Mars may have been able to support life in the past?||The presence of water||9. The term "terrestrial planets" refers to the large gas planets that make up our solar system. a) True b) False||b||10. This planet has NO atmosphere and NO moons||Mercury||11. This planet is very dry, has very high temperatures, and has a windy surface||Venus||12. Which planet has the strongest gravity of all of the inner planets?||Earth||13. Why is Mars nicknamed the red planet?||It's surface contains rust|
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