Students must form the longest caterpillar possible. To be
able to do so, they must correctly connect science vocabulary words to their
definition, description, application, or example(s). If the students fail to
identify the words correctly, the connection will be broken and they will be
unable to complete the puzzle.
GAME COMPONENTS: 1 Caterpillar Head 19 Caterpillar Body Segments, Worksheet, Instructions and Answer Key
NUMBER OF PLAYERS: individual, pair, or group activity
HOW TO PLAY THE GAME
first card that must be laid down is the card with the word START.
the head with the game topic must be laid down where indicated over the START
right side of the START Card is a description, definition, or example(s) of a
science vocabulary word. The student must find the card with the science
vocabulary that matches the preceding phrase and connect this card to the
student will continue matching the cards until all 20 cards are laid down and
the caterpillar puzzle is complete.
5. If the student can give the
vocabulary word for the description or definition in the last card, a bonus
point is awarded.