The purpose of this activity is to engage your students in a Geography Escape Room activity. Your students won a vacation of a lifetime. The only problem is that the tour guide missed the plane! Students will learn more about the geography of the world as they work through six different activities to help them “escape” (or return) back to school.
Terminology such as latitude, longitude, compass rose, relative location, absolute location, political map, physical map, cardinal directions, intermediate directions, hemisphere, prime meridian, and equator will be used.
Map skills such as identifying both physical and political features on a map, being able to read latitude and longitude coordinates, and determining the difference between relative and absolute location will be used as well.
Put those textbooks away and teach geography in an engaging way!!
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Included in this resource:
⎯ Teacher Tips (4-pages)
⎯ Opening Scenario (1-page; 2 per page)
⎯ Mission 1 Map Mayhem (1-page; 2 per page)
⎯ Mission 1 Student Puzzle (1-page)
⎯ Mission 2 Coordinate Chaos (1-page)
⎯ Mission 2 Coordinate Chaos Answer Key (1-page)
⎯ Mission 3 Spectacular Sightseeing (1-page)
⎯ Mission 3 Student Map (1-page)
⎯ Mission 3 Student Map Answer Key (1-page)
⎯ Mission 3 Code Clues (1-page)
⎯ Mission 4 Country Clues (1-page)
⎯ Mission 4 Country Clues Answer Key (1-page)
⎯ Mission 5 Secret Password (1-page)
⎯ Mission 5 Secret Password Answer Key (1-page)
⎯ Final Mission Mental Mapping (1-page)
⎯ Social Studies Standards Addressed (1-page)
⎯ Map Skills Vocabulary Handout (2-pages)
⎯ Map Skills Vocabulary Answer Key (2-pages)
⎯ Student Reflection Handout (1-page)
⎯ Escape Room Rubric (1-page)
⎯ Geography Escape Room Recording Sheet (1-page)
⎯ Crossword Puzzle (2-pages)
⎯ Crossword Puzzle Answer Key (2-pages)
⎯ Word Search Puzzle (1-page)
⎯ Word Search Puzzle Answer Key (1-page)
⎯ Extension Activities (1-page)
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