Escape the Room Physical Science Review Game

Grade Levels
6th - 9th
Resource Type
Formats Included
  • Zip (34 pages)
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Get your students excited about review with this low prep escape room activity! Can your students beat the clock and escape in time?!? This activity includes an engaging scenario and 4 easy to prep review puzzles. Students work through each puzzle and when they have solved it correctly, they will get a code to “unlock” the next clue and puzzle. Perfect Activity for the end of the year!

Click HERE to see a video preview of the activity

This activity focuses on reviewing the content covered in Physical Science and includes questions about:

Forces and Motion

Periodic Table

Molecules and Chemical Reactions

Needed Materials:

Printed worksheets (all included in the product)

Envelopes or bags to hold the clues (4 per group)

Computers (optional) for students to “unlock” documents to get the next clue. This activity can be done without computers.

Timer or clock

Periodic Tables

Required Prep: Printing, laminating (optional), cutting

Puzzle Overview:

Puzzle #1: Word search – Students use clues to find terms in a word search puzzle and use the unused letters to find their numerical code

Puzzle #2: Triangle Puzzle – Students match up sides of the triangle puzzle based on content questions and clues.

Puzzle #3: All mixed up: Students unscramble terms to find the code

Puzzle #4: Question Code Breaker – Students answer 10 content based multiple choice questions to get their code.


Your download includes 5 documents in a zip file and contains: 1 main PDF document with directions and puzzles + 4 locked pdf documents. Students will unlock the PDF documents with codes contained in the answers to the puzzles. The passwords to these PDF documents are included in the main PDF document in the teacher directions section.

Total Pages
34 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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