Periodic Table and Elements  Escape Room

This Chemistry resource is aimed at KS3 (or lower ability KS4). It last an hour approximately and has 4 group challenges and a whole class challenge at the end. It includes audio instructions from the Periodic Table Master who challenges the students to solve his fiendish clues and try to escape where none have done before.
Please use this resource responsibly as it’s a bit scary.
If you want a less scary version try:
It includes:
Lesson Plan with ideas for how to increase the atmosphere in the room (it doesn’t need a lab)
Clues for students to find elements, their symbols and their position on the Periodic Table in terms of periods and groups.
It also uses their knowledge of reactivity of groups 1 and 7 for solving some of the clues.
Sound of the voice of the Periodic Table master to increase the realism.
An evaluation at the end to judge which parts of the escape room (curriculum) they found easy/hard.

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Created: Oct 10, 2019

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