Light Energy | Reflection and Refraction Vocabulary Self Checking Digital Puzzle

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4th - 5th, Homeschool
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9 question self-checking digital puzzle
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This no-prep reflection and refraction of light energy Digital Puzzle is the perfect way to have students practice concept vocabulary. Works on any device with internet access.

Students read a definition and click the matching term on the puzzle board. If they are correct then a puzzle piece appears over the vocabulary word. If they are incorrect, the puzzle starts over. Students must match 9 definitions to complete the puzzle.

Watch the video preview to see the game in action!

Vocabulary words covered in puzzle:

  • Reflection
  • Refraction
  • Absorption
  • Lens
  • Mirror
  • Prism
  • Transparent
  • Translucent
  • Opaque

What do students need to complete the puzzle?

A device that has access to the internet.

How do I assign the puzzle?

  • Have students manually type in an easy Bitly address
  • Attach the student instructions PDF via email, Google Classroom, etc. and your students will open the PDF and click on a hyper linked button that will open the game

Want to try one out to see if it will work for your classroom?

What if we can't access the internet?

The puzzle works best when playing using the provided link. However, we do provide an interactive PDF in your purchase that you can download onto a device if needed.

Can students drag pieces around?

No, the puzzle will play in "presentation" mode and works by students tapping through the answers.

Will this work for distance learning?

Yes. You can share a private link with your students via email, Classdojo, Remind, etc. Just remember that you may NOT post the link on a public website or district server. The link is for use with your students only.


Related Resources for this concept:

Inherited Traits and Learned Behaviors Discussion Cards

Inherited Traits and Learned Behaviors Comprehension Unit


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9 question self-checking digital puzzle
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