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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food
MY POP-UP RESTAURANT (LEVEL 3)

Set up a meal for your family like a restaurant including planning the meal, cooking the meal and doing the decoration. Share the meal with the family!

LEADING QUESTION

Since all restaurants are closed, can we make our own pop up restaurant and serve a meal to our guests at home?

Total Time Required:
6 hours total over 5 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised
Subjects:
Economics, Nutrition
earth
Shake It Up (Level 2)

Learners will begin to understand the way the Earth is designed as tectonic plates, how mountains form, what earthquakes are and how we respond to them!

LEADING QUESTION

Did you know the land we are standing on keeps moving?

Total Time Required:
5 hours total over 5 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised
Subjects:
Art, Languages, Social Sciences
Family tree image
Family Tree (Level 3)

Help your child discover their family’s history and learn about the different ways to look for information!

LEADING QUESTION

What can our family tree teach us about conducting research?

Total Time Required:
30-40 mins a day for 5 days (total of ~2.5-3 hours)
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Self-Guided
Subjects:
History, Social Sciences
Savings
Less is More (Level 3)

Learners will look into home expenses and identify how they can reduce extra costs while maintaining or improving the quality of life for the family.

LEADING QUESTION

Why don’t young learners help us in managing and reducing our home expenses?

Total Time Required:
1 ½ hours a day over a span of 6 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised
Subjects:
Economics, Mathematics
News
What's In The News? (Level 3)

Learners will write their own newspaper reporting on COVID19 and designing the other sections

LEADING QUESTION

How do we research into and present information on current news?

Total Time Required:
3 hours total over 6 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised
Subjects:
Art, Languages, Mathematics
Book
MY DIALECT AND MSA (Level 3)

Help the learner practice their reading and data handling skills and discover the similarities and differences between your dialect and Modern Standard Arabic (MSA)

LEADING QUESTION:

How is my dialect different from (and similar to) MSA?

Total Time Required:
30-60 mins a day for 4 days (total of ~2-4 hours)
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised
Subjects:
Arabic, Languages