• Limited Materials Required

    No locks and other expensive materials are required to run the escape room. For a more authentic experience, locks and boxes can be integrated into the activities.

  • Modular Design

    Unlike many escape rooms, the teacher is in total control of which of the 8 puzzles they want to use and in which order to use them. Each puzzle is independent of the others. Great for differentiation.

  • Student-Centered

    The escape rooms are designed to be 100% student-led. Sit back and watch students demonstrate mastery of your science curriculum. Students will also develop soft skills such as troubleshooting, logical thinking, and teamwork.

The Challenge


Back to School Escape Room

Student Background:
The back to school escape room is an immersive experience for your middle school students. It allows them to demonstrate their knowledge of your classroom policies and procedures in a fun and engaging way. This one is perfect to the first week of school.

Required Materials:
- All printed materials (included)
- Clue One: clipboard and small binder clips
- Clue Three: FriXion brand pen in blue, hairdryer to disappear the ink
- Clue Six: Long thin box or wrapping paper tube, string, magnet, and paper clip.
- Manila envelopes (used for each of the puzzles)

Optional Materials (links provided):
- One Lockout Hasp
- Three, 3-digit locks
- One 4-digit lock
- One storage box that includes a place for the lockout hasp
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Back to School Escape Room

Course curriculum

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    Back to School Escape Room
    • Back to School Intro Video
    • Back to School Escape Room
    • Back to School Escape Room Editable
    • Back 2 School Escape Room Single Student DIGITAL Version
    • Back 2 School Escape Room Single Student PRINT Version
    • Back 2 School Escape Room Single Student PRINT Version

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Your students will be talking about this one for weeks.

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