Science Games: 6th Grade Earth Science Vocabulary Review {SciBanz}

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  1. Need an engaging benchmark, unit test or STAAR review? Your students will love this Science Vocabulary Game covering an entire year of sixth grade words. Comes with OVER 200 picture vocabulary game cards, 3 game variations and scorecards! Can be used for full group, small group or science station a
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Need an engaging benchmark, unit test or STAAR review? Your students will love this Earth Science Vocabulary game covering sixth grade words. Comes with 54 picture vocabulary game cards, 3 game versions and scorecards!

SciBandz is an imitation of the popular family style game, HedBanz, which can be easily incorporated into your classroom as a fun game to review and master science vocabulary.

Students love games. Games help students learn and retain information. No brainer, right? Spice up your next review session with this Earth Science Vocabulary Review Game, SciBanz, that is perfect for students of ALL skill levels. TEKS aligned.

Did you know? The simple inclusion of a visual image in your lectures or presentations increases student retention from 10% to as much as 65%. This is why all of my vocabulary resources include visual aids and color. These are perfect for ESL, ELL and special education students as well.

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What’s included

(3) Instruction Cards for Game Variations (Study Pairs, Small Group and Full Class!)

(3) Scorecard Versions

(54) Academic Vocabulary and Picture Cards

PLUS a blank template to make your own cards!

What you need

(1-10) headbands, depending on game variation.

Included Vocabulary Terms:


Energy Resource



Fossil Fuels


Greenhouse Gases

Nuclear Power


Wind Energy

Solar Energy


Geothermal Energy





Moh’s Scale of Hardness






Earth’s Layers

Inner Core

Outer Core







Chemical composition

Earth’s evolution

Mineral composition

The rock cycle

Igneous rock


Metamorphic rock

Sedimentary rock



Tectonic Plates

Density of plates

Plate boundary

Convergent Boundary


Volcanic eruptions

Mountain building

Divergent boundary

Spreading ridges

Ocean basin

Transform boundary


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Total Pages
22 pages
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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