Project Goal and Objectives...
the Great Race
Great Race Rules


Students will race from Jamestown, Virginia to San Francisco, California in the shortest amount of time, spending the least amount of money, and going through the most states.


  • Students will learn about various infrastructures (bridges, roads, railroads, and waterways)
  • Students will learn to budget and calculate money
  • Students will measure distance and time
  • Students will track weather
  • Students will discover famous landmarks, historical sites and artifacts


  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Language Arts