Geology Escape Room
Are you looking for a fun way to review information about geology concepts such as the layers of the Earth and the rock cycle? Look no further! This Geology 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 Geology 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 geology. Topics covered:
- Earth’s internal energy causes the movement of materials inside and outside the Earth
- Plate tectonics
- The rock cycle and rock transformations
- Weathering, erosion, and deposition
- Fossils and geologic patterns
What escape room activities are included?
When completing the activities, students will use critical thinking and inference skills. Challenges include activities such as:
- matching science terms to their correct definitions
- identifying true statements about geology
- solving math problems to create a code
- labeling a rock cycle model
- using a dichotomous key to identify rocks
- reading information about the layers of the Earth and answering questions to 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 Geology Escape Room is specifically aligned with the 2018 Virginia SOL 5.8 but also covers most standards related to Earth’s layers and the rock cycle.
Want to save money?
This escape room is included in my 5th Grade Science Escape Room Bundle for a discounted price!
Don’t miss out!
Students will love completing the activities in this Geology Escape Room! Teacher instructions are provided, making it easy to set up and implement whether in-person or virtually.
More science resources:
- Geology Unit
- Geology Task Cards
- 5th Grade Science Unit Bundle
- 5th Grade Science Task Cards Bundle
- 4th Grade Science Escape Rooms Bundle
- 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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