Ages 8 to 10

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 to supplement it.

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encyclopedia
MY ENCYCLOPEDIA (Level 2)

Learners will develop their own encyclopedia booklets; building their vocabulary and exploring objects and phenomena of interest to them by capturing some interesting facts.

Leading Question:

Can you create a book of the most interesting things you know?

Total Time Required:
5 hours over 5 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Low)
Subjects:
Literacy, Art and Design
Developed By
EAA Team
Resources Required
Low
living
LIFE SKILLS FOR LEADING LIFE (Level 2)

The learner will learn how to manage strong emotion, teamwork, creativity and taking creative risk through these activities

Leading Question:

What is empathy, how can we learn it, and where do we use it?

Total Time Required:
4.5 hours over 4 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (High)
Subjects:
Social Emotional Learning
Developed By
Dream a Dream
Resources Required
Low
flip
Probability Matters (Level 2)

The learner will explore the concept of chances and probability and learn how to calculate probability.

Leading Question:

Can you design a game using probability?

Total Time Required:
5 hours over 5 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Medium)
Subjects:
Mathematics, Social Sciences, Science, Art and Design
Developed By
EAA Team
Resources Required
Medium
Gran
GRANDMOTHER’S TALE (Level 2)

Learners will record folk stories and songs that are part of their heritage and culture from the elders in the families. Learners will get a chance to retell this story after modernizing it into a book or an oral story.

Leading Question:

What can we learn from our elders?

Total Time Required:
~5 hours in 5 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (High)
Subjects:
Literacy, Art and Design
Developed By
EAA Team
Resources Required
Low
money
Money Matters (Level 2)

The learner will explore the concept of money and understand how it evolved over time

LEADING QUESTION

Why do we value money?

Total Time Required:
5.5 hours over 5 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Medium)
Subjects:
Mathematics, Social Sciences
Developed By
EAA Team
Resources Required
Medium
Flood
Flood Management (Level 2)

Learners will explore some of the most frequent natural disasters by beginning to understand their causes and far-reaching effects. They will research the effect of the natural disaster on plants, animals and people, and design an emergency response kit including safety guides and disaster kits

Leading Question:

Can you manage a flood in your community?

Total Time Required:
~5 hours over 5 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Medium)
Subjects:
Mathematics, Social Sciences, Literacy
Developed By
EAA Team
Resources Required
Medium
codes
Code Languages (Level 2)

Learners will discover the purpose of language and begin to get more familiar with the evolution of language as well as codes. They will explore invisible ink, glyphs, numerical codes, braille and sign language to finally design their own code letter

Leading Question:

Can you write a letter in a hidden code language?

Total Time Required:
5 hours over 5 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Low)
Subjects:
Mathematics, Literacy
Resources Required
Medium
Plant
ADVENTURES IN THE PLANT KINGDOM (Level 2)

Learners will explore the plant kingdom and learn about the importance of plants in our lives through different experiments and activities that will illustrate how plants behave and some of their characteristics.

Leading Question:

Can you design your own plant?

Total Time Required:
5.8 hours over 5 days
Self-guided / Supervised activity:
Supervised (Medium)
Subjects:
Science
Resources Required
High