Here are a list of some great elementary PBL project ideas:
2nd Grade Project from Norris Square Neighborhood Project
DQ: How can we teach our friends about the importance of the Norris Square Park?
CP: Youth will create a display of the history of Norris Square Park and present historical information to peers with a song.
K-1st Grade Project from the Boys and Girls Club at Vaird Rec Center
DQ: Is everything that stings, bites, crawls, or flies an insect?
CP: Youth will create an art display of the different bugs, give information on each specimen, and determine whether or not they are an insect.
2-4th Grade Project from Young Achievers at Finletter Elementary
DQ: How does the media affect us and how can we communicate positively with each other?
CP: Youth will create a magazine with original articles and advertisements. Youth will distribute their magazines at local libraries, stores and in the school.
3rd-4th Grade Project from Norris Square Neighborhood Project
DQ: How can we showcase our talents by producing a circus?
CP: Students will build individual characters that perform circus acts, they will create the props, sell tickets and present a circus to the center audience.
4th-6th Grade Project from United Communities at Fell Elementary
DQ: How does our use of the environment affect animals?
CP: In groups youth research and create informational pamphlets on endangered species. Youth create a PSA on this topic to be shown at the school’s Parent Night.