Balancing Equations Game: Escape Room Math

Balancing Equations Game: Escape Room Math
Balancing Equations Game: Escape Room Math
Balancing Equations Game: Escape Room Math
Balancing Equations Game: Escape Room Math
Balancing Equations Game: Escape Room Math
Balancing Equations Game: Escape Room Math
Balancing Equations Game: Escape Room Math
Balancing Equations Game: Escape Room Math
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This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their skills with balancing equations through the use of addition, subtraction and multiplication.


         ♦ Teacher Instructions and FAQ

         ♦ 4 Levels to decode: Multiple Choice, Message Decoder, Tarsia Puzzle, Maze

         ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key

         ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room

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Important: If you enjoyed this product, check out my other Math Escape Rooms:

Note: Each topic utilizes the same types of puzzles

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Absolute Value Equations

Absolute Value Inequalities

Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences

Combinations and Permutations

Combining Like Terms

Complex Numbers

Compound Interest

Dimensional Analysis

Equations of Lines

Evaluating Expressions

Exponential Growth and Decay

Exponents - Dividing

Exponents - Multiplying

Exponents - Multiplying and Dividing

Function Operations

Greatest Common Factor of Monomials

Greatest Common Factor of Polynomials

Linear Equations

Literal Equations


Literal Equations

Monomials: Dividing

Monomials: Multiplying

Monomials: Multiplying & Dividing

Multi-Step Equations

Multi-Step Inequalities

One and Two Step Equations

One and Two Step Inequalities

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

Polynomials - Adding and Subtracting

Polynomials: Factoring

Polynomials - Multiplying and Dividing

Polynomials - Operations with


Quadratic Equations

Radical Equations

Radical Expressions: Simplifying

Radical Expressions: Simplifying with Variables

Radicals: Adding and Subtracting

Radicals: Adding and Subtracting with Variables

Radicals: Dividing

Radicals: Multiplying and Dividing

Radicals: Multiplying with Variables

Radicals: Multiplying without Variables

Radicals:Operations with

Rational Expressions: Adding and Subtracting

Rational Expressions: Multiplying and Dividing

Rational Expressions: Multiplying

Rational Expressions: Operations with

Rational Expressions: Simplifying

Scientific Notation: Adding and Subtracting

Scientific Notation: Multiplying and Dividing

Scientific Notation: Operations with

Simple and Compound Interest

Simplifying Expressions


Systems of Equations by Elimination

Systems of Equations by Substitution

Writing Equations from Word Problems

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Angles/ Slopes of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

Area and Circumference of a Circle

Area and Perimeter (2D Shapes)

Area of Composite Figures

Congruent Triangles

Equations of Lines

Midpoint and Distance Formula

Missing Angles

Missing Angles of Triangles

Pythagorean Theorem

Segment Addition and Angle Addition Postulates

Special Right Triangles

Surface Area and Volume

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Equivalent Fractions

Fractions: Adding and Subtracting

Integers: Adding and Subtracting

Integers: Multiplying and Dividing

Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions

Mixed Numbers: Multiplying and Dividing

Negative Exponents

Percent Change Word Problems

Proportions Word Problems

Rational Numbers: Adding and Subtracting

Rational Numbers: Multiplying and Dividing


Reducing Fractions

Repeating Decimals to Fractions

Simple Interest

Percents, Decimals, Fractions

Unit Rate Word Problems

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Balancing Equations

Decimals: Adding and Subtracting

Decimal Place Value

Decimals: Multiplying and Dividing

Elapsed Time

Expanded Form


Fact Families

Factors and Multiples

Fractions: Dividing by Whole Numbers

Fractions: Multiplying and Dividing

Fractions: Multiplying by Whole Numbers

Fractions Word Problems

Greatest Common Factor

Least Common Multiple

Long Division: Grade 4

Long Division: Grade 5

Mean, Median, Mode, Range

Metric Measurement

Mixed Numbers: Adding and Subtracting

Multi-Digit Multiplication

Multiplication Word Problems

Multi-Step Word Problems

Number Patterns

Order of Operations


Place Value

Prime Factorization


Roman Numerals

Simplifying Fractions

Two-Digit Multiplication

Two-Step Word Problems

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Addition: 2 Digit

Counting Coins

Fact Families

Long Division

Missing Addends

Money: Adding and Subtracting

Multiplication Word Problems

Skip Counting

Subtraction: 2 Digit

Telling Time

Word Problems: Addition and Subtraction With Regrouping

Word Problems: Addition and Subtraction Without Regrouping

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Look for and make use of structure. Mathematically proficient students look closely to discern a pattern or structure. Young students, for example, might notice that three and seven more is the same amount as seven and three more, or they may sort a collection of shapes according to how many sides the shapes have. Later, students will see 7 × 8 equals the well remembered 7 × 5 + 7 × 3, in preparation for learning about the distributive property. In the expression 𝑥² + 9𝑥 + 14, older students can see the 14 as 2 × 7 and the 9 as 2 + 7. They recognize the significance of an existing line in a geometric figure and can use the strategy of drawing an auxiliary line for solving problems. They also can step back for an overview and shift perspective. They can see complicated things, such as some algebraic expressions, as single objects or as being composed of several objects. For example, they can see 5 – 3(𝑥 – 𝑦)² as 5 minus a positive number times a square and use that to realize that its value cannot be more than 5 for any real numbers 𝑥 and 𝑦.
Reason abstractly and quantitatively. Mathematically proficient students make sense of quantities and their relationships in problem situations. They bring two complementary abilities to bear on problems involving quantitative relationships: the ability to decontextualize-to abstract a given situation and represent it symbolically and manipulate the representing symbols as if they have a life of their own, without necessarily attending to their referents-and the ability to contextualize, to pause as needed during the manipulation process in order to probe into the referents for the symbols involved. Quantitative reasoning entails habits of creating a coherent representation of the problem at hand; considering the units involved; attending to the meaning of quantities, not just how to compute them; and knowing and flexibly using different properties of operations and objects.
Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. Mathematically proficient students start by explaining to themselves the meaning of a problem and looking for entry points to its solution. They analyze givens, constraints, relationships, and goals. They make conjectures about the form and meaning of the solution and plan a solution pathway rather than simply jumping into a solution attempt. They consider analogous problems, and try special cases and simpler forms of the original problem in order to gain insight into its solution. They monitor and evaluate their progress and change course if necessary. Older students might, depending on the context of the problem, transform algebraic expressions or change the viewing window on their graphing calculator to get the information they need. Mathematically proficient students can explain correspondences between equations, verbal descriptions, tables, and graphs or draw diagrams of important features and relationships, graph data, and search for regularity or trends. Younger students might rely on using concrete objects or pictures to help conceptualize and solve a problem. Mathematically proficient students check their answers to problems using a different method, and they continually ask themselves, "Does this make sense?" They can understand the approaches of others to solving complex problems and identify correspondences between different approaches.
Interpret a multiplication equation as a comparison, e.g., interpret 35 = 5 × 7 as a statement that 35 is 5 times as many as 7 and 7 times as many as 5. Represent verbal statements of multiplicative comparisons as multiplication equations.
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