Ages 11 to 14

The projects are designed to be low on resources and technology free. These are developed keeping the learning outcomes of the specified age group in mind. We have attempted to make the projects engaging and related to multiple subjects and learning. Each of the projects is across approximately a week for about an hour a day, these can help in contexts without online-schooling options or supplement it.

We intend for these projects to be adapted and contextualized to your context. Please do share feedback of student work and updated projects using the following link: Feedback Form

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SOUNDING OUT MUSIC (Level 3)

Learners will explore sound and music exploring different types of sound making their own instruments and writing sound patterns.

LEADING QUESTION:

Can you make your own music?

Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Low)
Subjects:
Art, General Sciences, Languages
comic
DESIGN YOUR OWN COMIC BOOK (LEVEL 3)

Learners will design their own comic book or illustrated short story and learn about parts of speech

LEADING QUESTION:

Can you design your own comic book?

Total Time Required:
~4 hours over 3 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Low)
Subjects:
English, Mathematics
blueprint
DRAW AND CALCULATE LIKE AN ARCHITECT (Level 3)

Learners use body parts in scale drawing of floor plans and apply arithmetic operations to identify construction requirements.

LEADING QUESTION:

How can you draw floor plan sketches, calculate areas and the required building materials using only your body parts as measuring tools?

Total Time Required:
~6 hours over 4 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Low)
Subjects:
Mathematics
plastic
WHY ALL THE PLASTIC? (Level 3)

The learner will have the opportunity to conduct science experiments to better understand the environment and present their learnings as a poster to convince their family to reduce – reuse

LEADING QUESTION:

Can you develop an alternative to plastic?

Total Time Required:
5.5 hours total over 5 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Low)
Subjects:
Art, Environmental Science, General Sciences
reflect
FUN DRAWING WITH MATHEMATICS (Level 3)

Learners use Math to develop some drawing techniques, and then use their products to create puzzles to entertain the family.

LEADING QUESTION:

How can Math awaken the artist within me and help me improve my drawing skills?

Total Time Required:
~ 5 hours over 3 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Low)
Subjects:
Art, Mathematics
egg
ACID-BASE REACTION SCIENCE EXPERIMENT (Level 3)

Teach your child how to conduct and report on scientific experiments with this simple acid-base reaction experiment

LEADING QUESTION:

How would a scientist conduct and report on an experiment?

Total Time Required:
20-40 mins a day for 10 days (total of ~5 hours)
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Low)
Subjects:
General Sciences
world
Around The World (Level 3)

Learners will apply their geography knowledge about countries of the world and design their own board game. In the case that reference materials are not available, instead of countries – learners can work on cities or spaces of relevance in their own country for which family members are able to provide information.

LEADING QUESTION

How fast can you race your opponents around the world?

Total Time Required:
6 hours to develop (can be divided, as preferred) and 1 hour to play and revise
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Low)
Subjects:
Art, Social Sciences
Virus
OUR HOUSE RULES TO KEEP COVID19 AWAY (Level 3)

In this project, we will decide on our house rules to keep Covid19 away from our house and family.

LEADING QUESTION

What rules should we introduce within our family in order to reduce the possibility of catching the COVID-19?

Total Time Required:
4 ½ hours over 3 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Low)
Subjects:
General Sciences