are adorable little paper cubes that students construct and use to play an entertaining, and slightly competitive, dice game that provides up to 72 ways to show what they know!
The game-style format makes learning fun
and the review questions are less intimidating
because of the random nature in which they come up.
Review Qubes provide opportunities for students to:
-illustrate a process
-classify and sort
-draw and label
-discuss key terms in multiple contexts
-compare and contrast
And, the list goes on!
So, throw away your old review sheets and try this fun cooperative learning game that is the perfect combination of ENGAGING
! You're gonna be the hero of Review Day!
The game can be used by groups of any size, from pairs of students all the way up to an entire class divided into teams. They can also be used to randomly present bell ringer
or exit pass
questions. You're students are gonna love this!
Students roll the “Do Qube
” and one “Concept Qube” in each turn. The “Do Qube” tells the student what they need to do to demonstrate understanding of the concept on the “Concept Qube”.
Review Qubes are designed to provide differentiated
study questions for all levels of Biology students.
COMPARE or CONTRAST
Each Review Qubes Game comes with 2 Concept Cubes for a total of 12 major concepts or key terms. Multiply those 12 topics with 6 ways to demonstrate understanding and you can see that each Review Qubes set offer up to 72 ways to review! Click on the links below to see the concepts and key terms that are included in each set.
The Review Qubes Bundle includes:
2. Printable Student Instructions (PDF)
3. Blank template in PowerPoint format so you can make your own Review Qubes.
4. Two separate files for each Review Qubes game:
• PDF document with Review Qubes: 1 “Do Qube” and 2 “Concept Qubes.
• Excel spreadsheets with Sample Answer Keys for each Qube (student answers will vary) and student answer sheets. Click on the tabs at the bottom to access these sheets.
Materials Needed for each Group:
1. Copies of Review Qube templates and answer sheets
3. Tape or glue sticks
Here’s what you get in this Review Qubes Bundle
1. Introduction to Biology
2. Chemistry Review for Biology
3. Biochemistry: Organic Compounds
6. Cellular Respiration
7. Mitosis and Meiosis
9. DNA and Protein Synthesis
12. The Biosphere
14. Populations and Communities
15. Prokaryotes and Viruses
18. Plants: Diversity & Reproduction
19. Plants: Structure & Function
See what my customers are saying about REVIEW QUBES:
“Excellent review tactic!”
“Fantastic activity! I love the variety it provides and some combinations really push students to think creatively and make links between concepts and skills.”
“Great way to review. Students are having fun and think they aren’t really working.”
“Perfect for review and was really fun to see the students get engaged with it. Thanks!”
“I love this concept with so many options for using this product!”
“Super creative. My kids loved it as an alternative to some of my tried and true review activities. Definitely promotes thinking!”
So, are you ready to roll with Review Qubes?
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