Atlas Adventures - QR Scavenger Hunt

Grade Levels
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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This is a fun way for students to practice using latitude and longitude to find cities and countries. Students will use a mobile device to scan QR codes and then look up the given information in an atlas.

Objective
*Students will use be able to use coordinates (latitude and longitude) to find a city and country in an atlas.
*Students will be able to use the index of their atlas to check their answers and also find coordinates when given the name of a city.

*This activity is best done after students have already practiced using an atlas to find a city, country with coordinates*

Time required
1-2 class periods (definitely 2 if this is the first time students have worked with QR codes)

Supplies needed
Mobile device with a camera (1/group)
App [free] installed on device to read QR codes
World atlas (1/group)
Student worksheet
• Preview note--It shows up as two pages on the preview, but it's all on the front of one sheet.
QR codes posted around the room
• See included QR table

Included documents:
*Complete instructions for teachers
*QR codes for each city, country (2 each: 1 with coordinates, 1 with name of city, country)
*Student worksheet
Total Pages
8
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 hours

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