Treat your students to adventures all year with these three great project based learning activities!
Your students can travel across oceans, through the Amazon rainforest, and up to space.....all in one year!
Each activity is 10 days long and contains all the instructions and printables needed to complete each adventure. Each activity includes lots of critical and creative thinking, hands-on activities, problem-solving, and a high-level of engagement for students.
These project based learning activities (PDF files) include:
OCEAN ANIMAL Project Based Learning Activity
Acting as marine animal research team members,students will:
Choose an ocean animal to research in an expedition
Design a logo for their research team
Find funding by writing and advertising for donations
Keep accurate records of donations and expenses
Buy supplies for their expedition
Create a travel plan to their port
Solve problems related to travel
Collect and record data on their specimens
Create graphs using data collected on their expedition
Design a pamphlet about their expedition
This product has 10 daily activities that lead the students through the process of organizing and planning a marine research expedition. Each activity lasts at least an hour, but can be broken up into smaller amounts of time if needed.
AMAZON RAINFOREST Project Based Learning Activity
Acting as field researcher, students will:
Order supplies from a supply catalog
Create a field journal
Map a hiking route
Pack a backpack for efficiency
Collect data on plants & animals at field research camps and "hikes"
Design an informational map
This product has 10 daily activities that lead the students through the process of organizing, planning, and participating in a research expedition in the Amazon rainforest. Each activity lasts at least an hour, but can be broken up into smaller amounts of time if needed.
SPACE TRAVEL Project Based Learning Activity
This 10-day activity covers many different technical and creative jobs in the space industry. It's a great way to get your students interested in this field!
Designing a logo
Designing a space rover
Troubleshooting spacecraft technology
Creating a news story
Sending movement commands to a space rover
Collecting specimens and data from Mars
Designing a museum exhibit about the space mission
Creating a booklet for the exhibit
This product has 10 daily activities that lead the students through the various jobs that help keep space exploration innovative and educational. Each activity lasts at least an hour, but can be broken up into smaller amounts of time if needed.
Everything you need to administer a successful project based activity including:
Letter to Educator
Elements in this project-based learning activity
Group name tags (optional)
Daily journal tabs (optional)
Student Attendance Sheet (optional)
Reflection Log (5 pages)
Plus all the printable and instructions for each day!
Daily supplies list for each activity
Skills list for each activity
Main curriculum subjects for each activity
Structured so you don't have to plan too much, but flexible enough to add your own ideas!
Can be used for whole classroom, small groups, or individuals!
Geography (Ocean & Rainforest)
These activities can also be purchased separately in my store.