Fifth grade students from Madison Wisconsin present their finished designs to a group of school architects, planners, and designers.
First grade students at Wheeler Elementary in Syracuse predict the weather after they observe cloud formations and measure: temperature, wind speed and directions, precipitation.
Students at Newsome Park Elementary School take on the role of Wormologists as they investigate worms.
Katherine Smith Elementary students develop important personal skills while answering the DQ: What happened to all of the dinosaurs?
Kindergarten students at Katherine Smith School in answer the DQ: How can we prevent stray animals in our community?
Second grade students the Arlington Pubic Schools study climate change through PBL.
Improving Zoo Habitats
Fourth grade students improve the animal habitats at Thompson Park Zoo in Watertown, New York.
Middle School Projects
Watch this video to learn how a service-learning project in Louisiana can lead student in becoming stewards of the area's fragile wetlands.
King Middle School students in Portland, Maine work with community experts to advance their understanding of bacteria in the environment.
Landry Middle School 8th grade students work on a project focused on cars that integrate science, language arts, math, and technology.
Martin Luther King Junior Middle School engage students in teaching the fundamentals of organic gardening and life lessons about interdependence, caring for the environment, and the value of hard work.
Seventh grade students at Lewis and Clark Middle School developed their own academies, created them to scale, and presented them to members of the community and staff.
Art, history, engineering, language arts, and technology, both old and new, come together for eighth grade students in this rich project learning expedition at King Middle School in Portland, Maine.
High School Projects
Eleventh-grade biotechnology students use DNA barcoding to help save endangered African wildlife.
High School students learn Economics and Urban Planning through Project-Based Learning.
Juniors at Casco Bay High School, in Portland, Maine, explore homelessness by working in teams to make portraits about housing issues and public policy.
Sarah Brown Wessling with her project demonstrates how Common Core standards serves as the foundation for this AP English project.
High School students learn about what happens with cancerous cells.
ACE Leadership High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico organizes its program around the fields of architecture, construction, and engineering. The school serves students who at-risk or who dropped out of traditional schools, and use real-world projects to teach subject-area content and 21st century competencies.
Environmental Science students at High Tech High in San Diego, California, design and build an energy-efficient tiny house.
Students at Aviation High School in Seattle work in teams to construct different wing designs.
Check out how to motivate young writers and learners through an unconventional English class known as Hip Hop Lit.
During an interdisciplinary project, High Tech High students use the power of media in Humanities and the knowledge of scientific data in Biology to educate the public about the water quality at local beaches in San Diego.
Through a project called Knowledge in Action, researchers at the University of Washington have been exploring whether project-based learning can help high school students with diverse learning styles understand content more deeply in advanced placement courses.