Can your students work in teams to solve this fun Earth Day Math Escape Challenge by rounding decimals and whole numbers problems and puzzles in order to be a superhero and save the Earth? This is a Earth Day math activity that will have your students engaged and LOVING every minute of decimal operations practice and review! Perfect for a classroom transformation, test prep, or superhero math activities!
This engaging, high-interest Earth Day Math Escape challenge includes these printable activities:
- Teacher Directions
- Save the Earth Collection Sheet
- Task 1: Save Electricity Rounding
- Task 2: Ride Your Bike Rounding Maze
- Task 3: Solve the Riddle
- Task 4: Recycling Sort
- Task 5: Crack the Code
- Challenge Champion Printables (for labeling reusable water bottles as prizes)
- Challenge Champion Award Certificates
- Answer Keys
Students can work in teams or individually to complete all 5 tasks. As they complete each of the 5 tasks of this Earth Day Math Escape Challenge, they will bring you their answers and you will quickly check them. If they are correct, you will hand them a “Save the Earth” item (printed on the provided page) and then the next task. They continue this process until all 5 tasks are completed. When they finish, they are a “Earth Day Superhero” and you can give them a prize or an award.
There are no locks, no hiding of objects, or any extra prep work. The beauty of this escape activity is that it is very low prep. Just make your copies, organize your teams, label your treats (if you want to give prizes), and you’re set!
Of course, some fun music and Earth Day decorations also help set the stage if you want.
As always, please contact me with any questions!
Thank you so much,