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The projects you will find here have been curated by BIE and were gathered from online project libraries. If any of the links don't work go directly to the organization's website. These projects are meant to inspire your own ideas or may be adapted to fit the needs of your classroom.

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Back in the Day
PBLU
Beginner

English Language Arts

High school students publish a collection of nonfiction writing that tells family stories of growing up and coming of age.

Common Core Standards

BizWorld
PBLU
Beginner

English Language Arts
Math

Elementary students design, manufacture, market and sell friendship bracelets to experience the entrepreneurial cycle.

Common Core Standards

Choose Your Own Adventure
PBLU
Beginner

English Language Arts
Social Studies

Elementary students create interactive stories involving family histories with choices that reflect historical probability.

Common Core Standards

Community Photojournalists
PBLU
Beginner

English Language Arts

In Community Photojournalists, students investigate community-based or cultural stories that are eventually packaged as photo essays and audio recordings that adhere to professional photojournalism and publication guidelines.

Common Core Standards

Cyrano’s Funk
PBLU
Beginner

English Language Arts

High school students create live or recorded performances to show how they personally connected to a classic play.

Common Core Standards

Design It Clean
PBLU
Beginner

Science

In the Design It Clean project, students work in teams to develop water filters that are dependable, affordable, and can provide clean water for specific communities in the real world.

Common Core Standards

Domino Effect
PBLU
Beginner

Math

In Domino Effect, students find out how much Domino’s is really charging for pizza and explore this even further in three project tasks, Chain Gang, Cover Me and Top It Like It’s Hot.

Common Core Standards

Fall of Javert
PBLU
Beginner

Math

In Fall of Javert, students use quadratic functions about how objects fall to determine how high Javert’s bridge must have been and explore this even further in two project tasks, Upholding the Law (of Gravity) and Actually, It is Rocket Science.

Common Core Standards

Make a Difference
PBLU
Beginner

English Language Arts
Math
Social Studies

In the Make a Difference project, students create plans for one specific thing they can do in their community, in partnership with a relevant local organization.

Common Core Standards

Mazer Tag
PBLU
Beginner

Math

High school students create a game using geometric concepts, mirrors and lasers.

Common Core Standards

New-Tritional Info
PBLU
Beginner

Math

In New-Tritional Info, students use rates and proportions to calculate how long they’d have to exercise to burn off different McDonald’s menu items and explore this even further in two project tasks, Have It Your Way and Would You Like Fries with That?

Common Core Standards

On Your Mark
PBLU
Beginner

Math

In On Your Mark, students use proportions to determine what would happen if Olympic races were organized differently and explore this even further in two project tasks, Field Day and The Quick and the Tall.

Common Core Standards

Resilience Cafe
PBLU
Beginner

English Language Arts

Middle school students connect resilient people to themselves through music, spoken word, poetry and artwork.

Common Core Standards

Schoolyard Habitat Project
PBLU
Beginner

English Language Arts
Science

Elementary students create insect habitats, provide nesting sites for birds or grow native plants to enhance school grounds.

Common Core Standards

The 22nd California Mission
PBLU
Beginner

English Language Arts
Social Studies

Elementary students propose a location for a new mission and design the site layout and buildings.

Common Core Standards

Three Shots
PBLU
Beginner

Math

In Three Shots, students will compute the probabilities of a Memphis basketball team win, loss, or tie when fouled at the buzzer and explore this even further in two project tasks, To Foul or Not to Foul and That Is The Question.

Common Core Standards

What Will They Think
PBLU
Beginner

Math

Middle school students make predictions about how a larger group of people will answer questions about new food products.

Common Core Standards

Xbox Xponential
PBLU
Beginner

Math

In Xbox Xponential, students write an exponential function based on the Atari 2600 and Moore’s Law and explore this even further in three project tasks, More Laws, Power Play and What Gives, Nintendo?

Common Core Standards