Simple Machines QR Code Game {Find & Identify Machines in Classroom or School}

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Simple Machines QR Code Game! Students find & identify simple machines in your classroom to master simple machines vocabulary in a real world context. Post the QR codes around the school, classroom, or playground on various simple machines. Use the previously numbered QR codes and answer key, or make your own game using the blank simple machine QR codes to fit the simple machines in your search area!

***Please NOTE:*** This simple machines game links to photos in Dropbox. Please download my FREE QR Code Activity to test that the QR codes open on your school device (and on school wifi) before purchasing this product. If one of the freebie's QR codes works, they will all work.
I value your time!***

Includes the following simple machines:
inclined plane
wheel and axle

~QR Code Cards Set Up~
Print the QR code cards and cut to separate the four cards on each page. (I like to print them on colored paper and laminate to use over and over.) Post the QR codes around the classroom, school, or playground on various simple machines.

Pass out the student response sheets. Ask students to read the words in the word bank to determine what the words have in common. Direct them to check their answer at the bottom left of the sheet. (Answer: All of the words are simple machines!)

~Student Task~
Independently or in pairs, students set out to locate the QR code clues with their copy of the student response sheet. Students determine type of simple machine and write it on the line that matches the number on the QR code card. The cards can be read in any order.

Finally, students use an iPad, iPhone, or Smartphone to check their answers by scanning the QR codes. (They LOVE this part!) The name of the simple machine will appear to allow the students to self-check their work! Any free QR code reader will work with this game.

**This QR code activity is part of my Weekly QR Code Centers for the YEAR Bundle for huge savings!**

Check out my other Science Task Cards with QR codes!
Light QR Code Activity
Predicting Changes in Ecosystems
Planets of our Solar System
Earth and Moon
Prairie Animals QR Code Game and Food Web Activity
Water Cycle
Weather & Weather Tools
Force and Motion {Simple Machines}
Heath and Food Groups

These activities easily integrate technology and make engaging, nearly no prep centers for Reading & Science teachers with:
- iPad Classrooms (with 1 iPad or many!)
- BYOT and BYOD Classrooms with students’ wide variety of iPads, iPhones, tablets, etc.
-Classrooms with just a couple old Smartphones (Android or iPhone)…like my classroom! :)

To easily download a FREE QR Code Reader from the App Store (for iPhones & iPads) or Google Play (for Android phones and tablets), just search the phrase, “QR Code Reader” and choose the QR scanner you’d like. I personally use “QR Code Reader” on my Android and “QR Reader” on my iPad & iPhone. Both apps work well for me, but any free QR scanner will work!

Happy Teachering!
-Amber Genzink

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