Digital/Print Escape Room: Calculator Skills

Digital/Print Escape Room:  Calculator Skills
Digital/Print Escape Room:  Calculator Skills
Digital/Print Escape Room:  Calculator Skills
Digital/Print Escape Room:  Calculator Skills
Digital/Print Escape Room:  Calculator Skills
Digital/Print Escape Room:  Calculator Skills
Digital/Print Escape Room:  Calculator Skills
Digital/Print Escape Room:  Calculator Skills
Grade Levels
Product Rating
4.0
3 Ratings
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

1 MB|12, plus cover and TOU
Share
Product Description
Escape rooms harness the natural competitive nature of middle-school students to encourage them to work cooperatively and to use critical thinking and comprehension skills to complete a series of tasks which allow them to succeed. In this escape room, students get a chance to hone their calculator skills while searching for the codes the will open the locks.

This product features four math activities that must be solved to find the codes to “escape”. In one activity, students practice calculating powers of number, then matching the answers to find a letter code. The second puzzle requires students to either use the parentheses key correctly, or to solve the expression in steps, using PEMDAS. A third lock code can be found by piecing together a jigsaw puzzle, then following the instructions in the completed puzzle to find the correct number. The final lock requires students to use the calculator to find answers and match them to a partially completed grid.

The product gives both digital and non-digital options, or a combination of both. To use the digital version, students (or groups of students) need access to a device that has Internet capabilities. The teacher gives students a link to a private website that requires them to read and search for clues to unlock four different types of locks.

The non-digital option allows the teacher to print out the puzzles and give one set to each student, or each group of students. The students can then go to the website to enter their answers, or simply write the lock codes down on their response sheet for easy checking.

The packet also includes an optional certificate that can be given to successful students.

This product was designed for students who had access to a TI-83 Plus graphing calculator, but does not need the graphing capabilties. Calculator skills covered are calculating expressions with exponents, calculating expressions with parentheses, and calculating expressions with fractions.

Do your students love escape rooms? Try some of these:

Slope and Y-Intercept Escape Room

Thanksgiving Escape Room: Poetry Analysis and Cooperative Learning

DIGITAL/PRINT VETERANS DAY ESCAPE ROOM with Informational Text

Digital/Print ESCAPE ROOM/ Dia de los Muertos Informational Text and Activities
Total Pages
12, plus cover and TOU
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
Report this Resource
Loading...
$5.00
Digital Download
More products from BrainyCats Learning
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up