Potential and Kinetic Energy Escape Room

Janica BagosyBlog, Energy, Escape RoomLeave a Comment

Potential and Kinetic Energy Escape Room - Kesler Science

“You and your best friend are competitive when it comes to sports and games. You’ve decided to have another friendly competition, but this time you will see who knows more about potential and kinetic energy. The clues have been assembled and the clock is set. Who will be the ultimate winner?” Immerse your students in a fun, engaging, learning experience … Read More

Competition in Ecosystems Inquiry Lab

Chris KeslerBlog, Life Science

Competition in Ecosystems Inquiry Lab In this lab, students will compare interactions of organisms by researching a northern forest ecosystem. They will then compare the roles of that ecosystem to the roles of another to predict organism relationships. After completing the lab, students will be able to answer the essential question,  how can we predict the ways organisms will interact … Read More

Periodic Table Escape Room

Janica BagosyBlog, Chemistry, Escape Room

Periodic Table Escape Room - Kesler Science

“You’ve been kidnapped and taken to the lair of the evil scientist, Dr. Wackadoodle. He will only let you leave if you can answer a series of puzzles about the Periodic Table. Your freedom depends on it. The countdown begins now!” Immerse your students in a fun, engaging, learning experience with the Periodic Table Science Escape Room! We have created … Read More

Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Escape Room

Janica BagosyBlog, Escape Room, Life Science

Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells Escape Room - Kesler Science

“Your best friend’s cells have mutated into the “zombie virus.” The cure is locked away in a nearby location. You must quickly answer these puzzles about prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells to get your hands on the cure. Otherwise, your friend will be doomed to be a brain-eating zombie forever. Don’t waste time – he’s counting on you!” Immerse your students … Read More

Escape Room Puzzle Ideas for the Science Classroom

Chris KeslerBlog

Creating an engaging escape room experience for your middle school science students doesn’t have to be difficult. Set your escape rooms apart from the other by weaving a narrative throughout the activity.  Students will become invested in the story and the artifacts and puzzles will be more meaningful to them. I have put together a list of escape room puzzle … Read More

GEOLOGIC TIME SCALE LESSON PLAN – A COMPLETE SCIENCE LESSON USING THE 5E METHOD OF INSTRUCTION

Saul CepedaBlog, Earth Science

Geologic Time Scale Lesson Plan -Kesler Science

At the end of this geologic time scale lesson plan, students will be able to describe how the relative and absolute age of rocks and fossil record provide evidence of Earth’s geologic history, discover how the Earth’s geologic history is classified, and give examples of major events in the Earth’s geologic history. Each lesson is designed using the 5E method of … Read More

EARTHQUAKES LESSON PLAN – A COMPLETE SCIENCE LESSON USING THE 5E METHOD OF INSTRUCTION

Saul CepedaBlog, Earth Science

Earthquakes 5E Lesson Plan- Kesler Science

At the end of this earthquakes lesson plan, students will be able to identify the role plate boundaries play in earthquakes, model different types of faults and their related stresses, compare seismic waves and interpret graphs related to seismic waves, identify the process by which epicenters are determined, describe how tsunamis form and their effects, and determine how humans can reduce … Read More

Lab Safety Escape Room

Janica BagosyBlog, Escape Room

Lab Safety Escape Room - Kesler Science

“The superintendent is trying to decide the fate of middle school labs. He’s not convinced that middle school students can be trusted to do labs safely. It’s your job to prove him wrong! He has sent along a series of clues to test whether or not you and your classmates know how to be safe in the science lab. Demonstrate … Read More

Weather Escape Room

Janica BagosyBlog, Escape Room, Weather

Weather Escape Room - Kesler Science

“Your class has been invited to be guest stars on the local news and deliver the weather report on live TV! In order to ensure your class is up for the task, the local meteorologist has sent along some puzzles for your class to solve. He’s given strict instructions to the teacher that only the groups that can break out … Read More

Density Escape Room

Janica BagosyBlog, Escape Room

“The aquarium has recently acquired a special underwater submersible camera that allows you to explore the tank. However, they have it securely locked away. Only those who are able to demonstrate their knowledge of density will gain special access to the camera. Can you crack the security code or will you miss out on this awesome experience?” Immerse your students … Read More