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


Student will race from Portland, Maine to Portland Oregon. To win the race the team must spend the least amount of money and visit all the required sites 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