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Geology: Games


Play North Dakota Geology Bingo (blank card linked below). Have the students fill in the blank boxes with geology words provided. Shuffle the vocabulary cards with the definitions for the caller to use. The caller will select a card, read the definition, and the students will place a marker on the word that matches the definition. When BINGO is called, the student must read the word and give the definition before it is counted.

Bingo Card

Have students create a North Dakota geology board game using the North Dakota geology questions provided.

Board Game Rubric

Have students play these games using questions from the text: BINGO, Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, Trivial Pursuit, etc. The following site is a wonderful site with templates, directions, and examples of Jeopardy, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, or Hollywood Squares using PowerPoint. Possible categories: Geologic Eras; Geologic Periods; Dinosaurs; Glacial Effects or Remains; Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Deposits.

PowerPoint Activities