Virginia’s Natural Resources Review Game – Jeopardy Game
This Virginia’s Natural Resources Review Game includes a fun, Jeopardy-style game to review natural resources in Virginia and their uses (watersheds, water features, plants, animals, minerals, rocks, ores, forests, soil, and land). Versions of the interactive review game are included for both PowerPoint and Google Slides.
What will students review with this Virginia’s Natural Resources Review Game?
25 questions are included to review and practice the following skills:
- Identify examples of natural resources in Virginia.
- Describe characteristics of Virginia’s waterways including rivers, bays, lakes, and the Atlantic Ocean.
- Name examples of rivers, bays, lakes, and the ocean that are part of Virginia.
- Describe watersheds.
- Identify the major watersheds in Virginia including the Chesapeake Bay, Gulf of Mexico, and North Carolina Sound.
- Explain the statement, “we all live downstream.”
- Explain the importance of Virginia’s animals and plants to humans.
- Explain how minerals, rocks, ores, forests, soil, and land are used by people in Virginia.
Each question is linked to a slide with the answer so that students can quickly and easily check their answers.
What formats of the game are provided?
This resource includes versions of the Virginia’s Natural Resources Review Game for BOTH PowerPoint and Google Slides. The questions used with each version are the same.
How is this Virginia resources game played?
The PowerPoint version should be played in presentation mode. Category values disappear when they are clicked on. The category values can be reset anytime by exiting the presentation and reopening it. You are able to type scores onto a scoreboard while playing in presentation mode. The presentation has been coded to help you easily navigate from the category board to questions and answers without scrolling.
The Google Slides version should be played in full screen, edit mode. Instructions and a video tutorial are provided that show how this is done. You are able to type scores onto a scoreboard but the category values do not disappear when they are clicked on. This is a limitation of Google Slides. But, markers are provided alongside the category board that you can drag and drop over the category values after they have been used. The presentation has been coded to help you easily navigate from the category board to questions and answers without scrolling.
Check out the preview video below to preview how this Jeopardy-style game works in PowerPoint and Google Slides!
What science standards are covered?
This Virginia’s Natural Resources Review Game is specifically created to align with the 2018 Virginia Science SOL 4.8 although the questions closely align with most science standards related to Virginia’s natural resources and their uses.
Don’t miss out!
This Virginia’s Natural Resources Review Game is a fun, no-prep way to review science skills! It is the perfect interactive activity to use at the end of a unit and/or before state testing.
More Jeopardy-style science games…
This review game is included in my 4th Grade Science Jeopardy Bundle. The bundle includes 8 games that are aligned to specific Virginia science SOLs and 3 games that provide a cumulative review of all 4th grade science SOLs (11 games total).
MORE SCIENCE RESOURCES:
- Virginia’s Natural Resources Unit
- Virginia’s Natural Resources Escape Room
- 4th Grade Science Lessons Bundle
- 4th Grade Science Task Cards Bundle
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