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Upper Elementary - Problem Based Learning Units

 

Bigfoot

Students will investigate the rumors of the legend of "Bigfoot".

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies

 

Pumpkin Patch

Students will decide how to expand business and attract more families during the Fall season.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Alarm System

Students will investigate and decide what emergency system will work the best for the school.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Too Much School

Students will investigate if extending the school day will be a good idea or not.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Science Museum

Students will investigate how to increase the attendance of visitors to the local science museum.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Honoring Our Veterans

Students will decide on what memorial should be built to honor local veterans.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Science Lab

Students will decide the things that need to be considered to make the new school lab safe and useful to students.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Animal Shelter

Students will investigate why it`s important to spay and neuter their pets.

 This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Superstore

Students will decide on how to make everyone in the community happy when a "SuperStore" decides to build.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Lighting Options

Students will investigate which light bulb technology will save the school money on lighting.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Into the Sky

Students will investigate on how to drive internet traffic to their new science lab blog.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Road Trip

Students will decide how to convince their families to go on an across country trip next summer.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Class Pet

Students will investigate what obstacles and solutions might be involed in having a class pet.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

The Fight For Space

Students will decide what is the correct course of action for the government in supporting the space program.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

A town like no other...

Students will investigate on how they will make the local town more attractive to residents and visitors.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

The Perfect Toy!!!

Students will investigate on how to come up with the "perfect toy".

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

New Lockers

Students will investigate the issues in selecting and laying out school lockers.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Class Schedule

Students will decide what a school schedule should look like.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Newspaper vs. Internet

Students will decide wheather it is better to publish a daily newspaper, or to publish all of their news online.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Chemical Factory

Students will investigate if they can build on an old plot of land that once contained a chemical factory.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Boosting Tourism

Students will investigate some ideas on how to make the local community appealing to tourists.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Will it fly?

Students will investigate the issues involved when a local company want to use drones for business.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

The Next Big Stunt

Students will investigate the factors that are involved in preparing for the next great daredevil trick.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

The Fall Lineups

Students will decide what types of TV shows are included into the Fall Lineup to secure large and loyal audiences.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Secondary - Problem Based Learning Units

 

The Garden

Students will decide on a design and what factors need to be considered in designing the new garden area on the school grounds.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Conserving Energy

Students will investigate the different ways that the school district could save money on energy costs.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Zoo Exhibit

Students will investigate the factors in what is involved in adding an elephant display at the local zoo.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Background Music

Students will investigate if playing background music while studying has a positive effect on learning.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Book Donations

Students will decide the best way to stock and organize a new library from thousands of donated books.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

An Olympic Tradition

Students will decide how they would go about designing the moscot of the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Starting Things Off Right!

Students will decide if New Year`s Resolutions are a good idea or not.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Healthy Eating

Students will investigate what can be done to improve the school lunch me

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Chemical Storage

Students will investigate if a local chemical company is storing their chemicals safely.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Genetics and Farming

Students will investigate if a local chemical company is storing their chemicals safely.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Illegal Dumping

Students will investigate the impact of local residents that are illegally dumping waste into local wooded areas and streams.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Family Restaurant

Students will investigate the challenges that are involved in starting a restaurant.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Testing Time

Students will investigate the purpose of giving tests and which kinds are the best.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

The Next Great Innovation

Students will decide what the next great innovation will most likely be successful.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Main Street

Students will review the details of road design and propose a new portion of Main Street.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Slang Words

Students will investigate the purpose of giving tests and which kinds are the best.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Spanish In School

Students will investigate the pros and cons of making Spanish a required course in school.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Furniture Design

Students will investigate a new desk design and decide what features should be included to improve comfort.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

The Football Program

Students will investigate reasons to continue or eliminate the football program.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

The Penny Debate

Students will decide if it`s time to get rid of the penny.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             
 

Gaining Daylight

Students will investigate if daylight savings time is really needed.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 

Just Another Workday

Students will decide if stores should be open on Thanksgiving.

This PBL Scenerio integrates:  Math | Language Arts | Science | Social Studies
 
             

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