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


Student will race from birthplace of our first president George Washington to the birthplace of our next president Barack Obama. To win the race you must spend the least of amount of money, stopped at all the birthplaces of presidents listed for the race in quickest amount of time.



  • 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