Looking for a resource for lesson plans about earth science? Here is a cryptolist puzzle, with no letter hints, to engage students' brains and activate problem solving strategies.
The cryptolist puzzle is similar to the cryptogram, with the only different being that it's a list rather than a quote or sentence. To solve the puzzle, substitute one letter for another and record the letter substitutions in the table at the top of the page. Using knowledge of letter and word patterns, and vocabulary knowledge of earth science, students decipher the alphabet encoded list.