Explore these videos to see how teachers have used Blue Apple projects in their classrooms.
50 Years of Interest
Can 5th graders help create a class full of millionaires? Fifth graders at Sibley Elementary discover the power of compound interest (for good and for bad) and then create an engaging lesson that they teach to high school students. See project details.
Food for Thought
Can a cookbook save your life? 4th grade students at Sibley Elementary learn how healthy eating habits influence their lives. They create, test, and revise healthy recipes for a Top Chef Competition, and then present their dishes to a live audience. See project details.
Can we save our school money while saving the planet? 5th graders at Lake Michigan Catholic School conduct an energy audit of their school. Then they present solutions to their school board to reduce energy consumption. See project details.
Lend a Hand
Can a few dollars revitalize a community? Fifth graders at Lake Michigan Catholic prove that it can! Watch as they learn about microlending and lead a fundraiser to help an entrepreneur in a developing country. See project details.
Moments to Remember
How can we make a memory live on forever? Fifth graders at Cannonsburg Elementary make friends with a resident of a retirement home, listen to their story, and craft a biography that they share with their new senior friends. See project details.
State of Sustainability
Will our state survive the next 100 years? 7th grade students at Surry County Schools learn what it really means to be sustainable. Then they created a PSA for their entire school using social media, posters, and brochures. See project details.
Take a Stand
It’s critical to teach our students to disagree…without being disagreeable. Watch students in Miss Wysocki’s fourth-grade class as they learn all about civil debate, then use what they’ve learned to create a podcast so they can share their views and their voices with the world! See project details.
The Dirty Truth
Can Earth be saved…or is Mars our only hope? Students at San Juan Elementary divided into teams to either support environmental protection of Earth or colonization of Mars. Then they used their findings to create a commercial that raised money for their cause. See project details.
Prevent the Spread
How can we stop germs in their tracks? 4th grade students at Grand Rapids Christian Evergreen test the effectiveness of disinfectants in fighting germs. They finalize their discoveries by creating a public service announcement to help fight back against these microbes. See project details.
What’s in Your Water?
Can 4th graders improve water quality for our planet? 4th grade students at Hamilton Community Schools analyze local water samples and build a model water shed to determine ways to improve water quality. Then, they raised money for improving water quality. See project details.