Escape Room Puzzle Ideas for the Science Classroom

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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


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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


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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

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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

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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

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“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

Rock Cycle Science Escape Room

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Rock Cycle Escape Room - Kesler Science

“At the end of a great trip visiting your family in California, you are looking through old family albums. You discover that your great-great-grandfather was caught up in the Gold Rush. Not only did he travel to California, but he discovered a massive vein of gold. He wanted to make sure no one had access to his treasure so he … Read More

Body Systems Science Escape Room

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Body Systems Escape Room - Kesler Science

“You are trapped inside a room with the world’s biggest hypochondriac. She complains of every ailment and won’t unlock the door until you’ve answered all of her questions about the body systems. Can you prove that you know more about the body systems than her? Or, will you be doomed to listen to her complain for hours on end? Solve … Read More

Informational Text Science Journal

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Informational Text Science Journal - Kesler Science

Literacy skills are essential in order for students to build a strong understanding of science concepts. Students need to be able to interpret informational texts, write and explain scientific concepts, defend claims in science, and demonstrate their understanding through multiple means of representation. We have created the Information Text Science Journal to benefit students and teachers. Included are 40 original … Read More

Lunar Cycle Science Escape Room

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“You and your classmates were visiting the NASA space museum in Florida. Several of your classmates decided to try their luck in the Apollo space simulator. There was a computer malfunction and the simulation door has sealed itself shut. There is a limited amount of time before the tour bus leaves and your classmates cannot get out! You frantically look … Read More