Escape from Castle Mathula
This is a fantastic new Escape Room. Aimed at Middle School, but could also be used with High School students. Ideal as an end of term or end of topic activity, or as useful revision of topics.
Each of the Six Rooms in Castle Mathula contains a maths problem/puzzle.
The skills required to solve the problems are:
Room 1: Areas of squares using given diagonal lengths.
Room 2: Lengths in right angled triangles (using Pythagoras’ Theorem or by scale drawing).
Room 3: Volumes of cubes and cuboids.
Room 4: Area of rectangles and triangles, and volume of a cuboid and triangular prism.
Room 5: Area of squares and circles.
Room 6: Volume of cylinders.
You are provided with the following three files within the ZIP file:
A Powerpoint Show which pupils use throughout the activity.
A Teacher Powerpoint to introduce the activity, and go through all the answers at the end.
A PDF containing instructions, fill in sheets for pupils (should you choose to use these), and full answers.
This is a full lesson which your students will enjoy.