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. When did the first Europeans arrive in Hobart?||1804.||2. Who gave a famous speech about federation in Tenterfield in 1889?||Henry Parkes.||3. What were the three arms of government that were detailed in the new Constitution?||Executive, judicial and legislative.||4. Which is the upper house in Australian parliament?||Senate.||5. Who were the two largest groups of non-British migrants to Australia?||German and Chinese.||6. What did the Harvester Judgement guarantee the workers of Australia?||A basic wage that could support himself and his family.||7. What were three other important pieces of social legislation from this time?||The Maternity Allowances Act 1912, the Invalid and Old Age Pension Act (1908), and the Workers Compensation Act 1912.||8. When did the first NSW Parliament meet?||1856.||9. When was Van Diemen’s Land renamed Tasmania?||1856.||10. Which colony never received any convicts?||South Australia.||11. When was Victoria finally considered a separate colony from NSW?||1851.||12. Who governed Queensland before the establishment of a Qld Parliament in 1859?||Government in Sydney.||13. How did Federation affect women’s right to vote?||Women were granted the right to vote.||14. How did Federation affect Indigenous people’s right to vote?||Those who had the right to vote lost it.||15. Which state was the last to allow women to vote in Federal elections?||Victoria 1908.||16. Which was the first free colony to be founded in Australia?||Western Australia.|
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