Food Webs Lockbox

Food Webs Lockbox
Food Webs Lockbox
Food Webs Lockbox
Food Webs Lockbox
Food Webs Lockbox
Food Webs Lockbox
Food Webs Lockbox
Food Webs Lockbox
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Have some fun with a Food Webs Lockbox!

I’ve had students cheer when I tell them that we are doing a Lockbox Challenge! This activity has yielded 100% engagement.

**This file must be opened in PowerPoint on a computer. If you open it in another format or on a mobile device, it will not be formatted correctly**

Teams complete 6 tasks placed in envelopes, stopping to check their lock combinations along the way. Designed with 5th Grade Science STAAR in mind, the tasks include 9 total multiple choice questions, 2 vocabulary activities, and 1 puzzle. It typically takes 30 minutes, but I recommend planning for some extra time.

I recommend offering a small prize that students will enjoy to the teams that open the box! I like to keep the prize a secret until they open the box.

If you have a lockbox and locks, awesome! If not, you can complete the activity digitally
or just with paper.

Lockbox Options
You have three options for this challenge! For all options, provide teams with one Lock Notes sheet to record their work.

1. Lockbox
Use a traditional lockbox, hasp, and 6 locks. Teams check their answers on the lock after each task. If the lock opens, they get a stamp from the teacher and move on to the next task.

2. Printable Keys
If the combination is correct, they get one of the printable keys for the Task. When a team has collected all 6 keys, they are done!

3. Digital Lockbox
Rather use devices? Have students complete this Google Form. You need one device per team. Students must go in order with the tasks and type the entire answer.

Lockbox Materials
Shopping for a Traditional Lockbox? Here are the materials I recommend for the traditional Lockbox:

Metal Box:
Keyed Lock:
4 Letter Lock:
3-Digit Combo:
5 Letter Lock:

5.9B describe how the flow of energy derived from the Sun, used by producers to create their own food, is transferred through a food chain and food web to consumers and decomposers

Product Notes:
1. This file is included in the 5th Grade Science Bundle {Texas Edition} and 5th Grade Science STAAR Bundle.

2. This is a partially editable PowerPoint file. Due to copyright, the images used for the questions may not be altered. However, you can change:
• the Lock Notes sheet
• the questions
• answer choices
• task directions

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