Ecosystems Escape Room
Are you looking for a fun way to review ecosystems? Look no further! This Ecosystems Escape Room has everything you need! Whether teaching remotely or in-person, this classroom escape room is easy to set up and students will have lots of fun reviewing what they have learned!
In this Ecosystems Escape Room students find themselves trapped! The only way to escape is for students to successfully complete six challenges that require them to use critical thinking skills as they review science concepts.
To take a closer look at the escape room activities included, check out the preview!
What will students learn with this classroom escape room?
Using these escape room activities, students will review important concepts about ecosystems. Topics covered:
- interrelationships in populations, communities, and ecosystems
- the flow of energy in food webs
- classification (including dichotomous keys) to identify organisms
What escape room activities are included?
When completing the activities, students will use critical thinking and inference skills. Challenges include activities such as:
- using coordinates to review vocabulary and solve riddles
- using a food web to answer questions and create a code
- decoding information about food webs and things found in ecosystems
- finding science terms to complete sentences
- using a dichotomous key to identify organisms and create a code
Is a digital version included?
This resource includes two versions of the escape room. The first version is a PDF escape room that can be completed in a classroom.
The second version is a digital escape room that can be completed in Google Forms. The digital escape room is self-checking so that students can review the answers to their work even when learning remotely.
What standards are covered?
This Ecosystems Escape Room is specifically aligned with the 2018 Virginia SOL 4.3 but also covers most standards related to ecosystems and food webs.
Want to save money?
This classroom escape room is included in my 4th Grade Science Escape Room Bundle for a discounted price!
Don’t miss out!
Students will love completing the activities in this Ecosystems Escape Room! Teacher instructions are provided, making it easy to set up and implement whether in-person or virtually.
Other resources that may interest you:
- Ecosystems Unit
- Ecosystems Task Cards
- Ecosystems Jeopardy Game
- 4th Grade Science Unit Bundle
- 4th Grade Science Task Cards Bundle
If you would like more information about using classroom escape rooms, check out my blog post “Create the Perfect Classroom Escape Room.”
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