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Escape With STEM - Be a STEM Detective

Are you ready to be a STEM Detective! Click the GO! button to get started and help us solve the mystery that has befallen us!

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Home Base

Hello, STEM Detectives! This is your home base, where you will find all your tasks. If you haven't yet, click on Your Mission to learn what you are solving! Otherwise, get to solving the clues!

Your Mission

02Classroom Chemistry

03Weather Watch

04Electric Circuits

The Final Code

01Wetlands and Ecosystems

YOUR MISSION

Hi! I'm Brennan!

And I'm Elisha!

There are four puzzles left that we haven't finished yet. We're hoping we can count on you to solve them!

Good luck! We'll be cheering you on the whole way!

We're so glad you're here!

We're STEM Detectives and we are tracking down the culprit who has stolen all the lab equipment from our school!

The culprit managed to get away, but they left some puzzles for us to solve!

We've solved some of them, but we're a little stuck now. Do you think you can help us out?

To go back to the Home Base, please click the HOMEicon on the top left corner of the screen,

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WETLAND ECOSYSTEMS

Hey! Great to see you here! The culprit left an electronic quiz pad and you will need to answer every question correctly to solve this puzzle. Good luck!

WETLAND ECOSYSTEMS

question 1/5

What is a wetland?

A wetland is an area that once used to be filled with water, but is now dry.

A wetland is an area that has just had a large amount of rain, making the land wet.

A wetland is an area where the soil is full of water, such as swamps, marshes, and lakes.

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WETLAND ECOSYSTEMS

Great Job! Only four more questions to go!

question 2/5

What group of organisms are all usually found in wetlands?

Reeds, otters, newts, and herons

Moss, water spiders, polar bears, and shrimp

Mosquitoes, beavers, daisies, and mice

WETLAND ECOSYSTEMS

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WETLAND ECOSYSTEMS

Nice one! This one was a little tricky, wasn't it? Three questions left!

QUESTION 3/5

What human actions can be harmful to wetland ecosystems?

Changing the natural flow of water in the wetland ecosystem

Picking up litter and trash around the banks of the wetland ecosystem

Stabilizing the soil around the shore of the wetland ecosystem

WETLAND ECOSYSTEMS

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WETLAND ECOSYSTEMS

Excellent! You're right on track! You've got two more questions to solve!

QUESTION 4/5

Which description of the role of producers, consumers or decomposers is correct?

Consumers - organisms that can create and consume their own food

Producers - organisms that make their own food

Decomposers - organisms that destroy and damage the earth

WETLAND ECOSYSTEMS

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WETLAND ECOSYSTEMS

You got it! Hopefully that was pretty easy for you! Last question coming right up!

QUESTION 5/5

What adaptation is helpful for plants to survive in wetlands?

Thick, waxy coverings in order to retain water better

Long stems and shallow roots to deal with lower oxygen levels

The ability to shed leaves in order to protect the plant from disease

WETLAND ECOSYSTEMS

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WETLAND ECOSYSTEMS

Super! You solved the last question! I wonder what was hidden behind all of these questions!

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WETLAND ECOSYSTEMS

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WETLAND ECOSYSTEMS

CLASSROOM CHEMISTRY

Yo! This puzzle's a bit of a doozy, but let's make it simple. You need to use the flashlight, find the correct answer to the question and click on it to solve this puzzle. You got this!

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CLICK ONLY ON WHAT YOU SHOULD WEAR IN THE LAB

You can drag the light to search through the darkness. If you lose the light, please click the Home Button to try again.

Wool Gloves

Necklaces

Sandals

Safety Goggles

CLASSROOM CHEMISTRY

You're the best!Only two more questions to go.

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CLICK ONLY ON THE pH LEVEL THAT IS BASIC

7

1

4

12

6

You can drag the light to search through the darkness. If you lose the light, please click the Home Button to try again.

CLASSROOM CHEMISTRY

You're out of this world!Only one last question and you've solved it!

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CLICK ONLY ON THE REVERSIBLE CHANGE

Baking a clay pot in an oven

Candle wax being burned

Photosynthesis

Heating ice so it turns into water

Fruits becoming ripe

You can drag the light to search through the darkness. If you lose the light, please click the Home Button to try again.

CLASSROOM CHEMISTRY

Congratulations!You've searched the darkness for all three answers! Now we can find a number to the final code!

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Weather Watch

Hi! Hope everything's going well! For this puzzle, you're going to have to click on the picture that best fits the question! Jump on in when you're ready!

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Which of these pictures shows a place in a very humid region?

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WEATHER WATCH

Right on! Four more left!

WHICH OF THESE measures wind speed?

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WEATHER WATCH

Keep it up! Three more to go!

WHICH OF THESE REPRESENTS a surface with high albedo (HIGH REFLECTIVITY OF RADIATION)?

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WEATHER WATCH

Great one! Two more to tackle!

WHICH OF THESE ACTIONS CONTRIBUTE most harmfully TO THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT?

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WEATHER WATCH

Keep on going! One more question!

WHICH OF THESE pictures show cirrus clouds?

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WEATHER WATCH

Hooray! You got them all! Let's see what a number for the final code is!

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Electric Circuits

Over here! This puzzle is a bit of a shocker :) hope you caught the pun there! Anyways, for this puzzle you are going to have to finish the circuit with the correct component. Have fun!

1. THE FIRST AND LAST PARTS OF THE SEQUENCE ARE CONNECTED.2. Each lightbulb requires one and only one battery to power it.3. if there is too little or too much power, the circuit will fail.4. There must be ONLY ONE resistor in the circuit.

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Battery

Wire

Lightbulb

Resistor

CLICK THE CORRECT COMPONENT FOR THE QUESTION MARK SPOT TO COMPLETE THE CIRCUIT WHILE FOLLOWING ALL RULES.

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ELECTRIC CIRCUITS

You got it! Now on to the next circuit!

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1. THE FIRST AND LAST PARTS OF THE SEQUENCE ARE CONNECTED.2. Each lightbulb requires one and only one battery to power it.3. if there is too little or too much power, the circuit will fail.4. There must be ONLY ONE resistor in the circuit.

Battery

Wire

Lightbulb

Resistor

CLICK THE CORRECT COMPONENT FOR THE QUESTION MARK SPOT TO COMPLETE THE CIRCUIT WHILE FOLLOWING ALL RULES.

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ELECTRIC CIRCUITS

Excellent work! Only one more circuit to go!

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1. THE FIRST AND LAST PARTS OF THE SEQUENCE ARE CONNECTED.2. Each lightbulb requires one and only one battery to power it.3. if there is too little or too much power, the circuit will fail.4. There must be ONLY ONE resistor in the circuit.

Battery

Wire

Lightbulb

Resistor

CLICK THE CORRECT COMPONENT FOR THE QUESTION MARK SPOT TO COMPLETE THE CIRCUIT WHILE FOLLOWING ALL RULES.

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ELECTRIC CIRCUITS

Amazing job! You solved the last circuit! Now we'll get to see a number for the final code!

Electric circuits

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AWESOME!

THE FIRST NUMBER OF THE FINAL CODE IS

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0

SWEET! YOU DID IT!

THE SECOND NUMBER OF THE FINAL CODE IS

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9

YOU'RE SUPER!

THE THIRD NUMBER IN THE FINAL CODE IS

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2

YOU'RE ELECTRIFYING!

THE FOURTH NUMBER IN THE FINAL CODE IS:

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4

6

0

7

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8

9

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THE FINAL CODE

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THE FINAL CODE

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THE FINAL CODE

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THE FINAL CODE

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THE FINAL CODE

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YOU'VE CRACKED THE FINAL CODE!

Congratulations!

You've solved all the puzzles and opened the safe to where the culprit hid all of our lab equipment! Thank you so much!

For all of your help, we deem you as an...

Honorary STEM Detective!

Thank you for playing! You can now close this window.

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Oops. That wasn't the right code.

Make sure you remember all the digits from ALL of the other puzzles - you'll need them here for the final puzzle.

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