-Create a video game in which the player controls a team of two people who are characters that we have read about this school year. Have the characters complete certain tasks. They are given certain hints or clues that the player would use to complete the tasks. For each task, have at least three possible paths for the player to go through. Each path should have at least five steps to go through.
-Pollution- Task – Convince five families in a village outside of Delhi to use a cleaner way to cook than burning wood and dung.
-Buddha – “Should a person do good, let him do it again and again. Let him find pleasure thein for blissful is the accumulation of good.
-Henry David Thoreau – “Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed…Convince me that you have a seed there and I am prepared to expect wonders.”
-Hygiene – Task – In an Indian village, teams must improve the hygiene of the community by improving the toilets / sewer-system.
-Gandhi – “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
-Buddha – “All experiences are preceded by mind, having mind as their master, created by mind.”
New York 1
Making incredible pizza – Task – You will take over a pizza shop for one day. Using the staff given to you, create vegan pizza that ten people say is incredible during that day.
Woody Allen – “If you’re not failing every now and then, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovating.”
Socrates – “True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.”
Confucius – “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.”
New York 2
Using transportation other than cars, you must get to the following points in Manhattan faster than the other groups: 1) Humane Society of New York 2) The Wild Bird Fund 3) Staten Island Zoo 4) Sean Casey Animal Hospital 5) The Brooklyn Cat Café
Soren Skou –“When we talk about ‘smart transportation’ it is more about moving cargo from A to B”
Anthony Foxx – “The reality about transportation is that it’s future-oriented. If we’re planning for what we have, we’re behind the curve.”
Confucius – “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
-In a village outside of Beijing, a facility is being made that will assist in allowing the village to reuse water. The village is short on people-power, so they will need assistance. Your task is to help the village complete the facility.
Lao Tzu – “To see things, in the seed, that is genius.”
Leonardo da Vinci – “The greatest deception men suffer from is from their own opinions.”
Albert Einstein – “Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better.”
-Reduce the amount of felony convictions
-You will go to a group of at risk children with behavioral issues. You must get five of the kids to sign a pledge to join an extracurricular activity.
Confucius – “The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his worth at large.”
L.A. Banks – “Respect for the environment, and respect for what was naturally occurring in nature: that was the bedrock of all original peoples. Harmony, coexistence, not conquest and conquer.”
Anasazi Foundation – “Unfortunately, modern man has become so focused on harnessing nature’s resources that he has forgotten how to learn from them.”
-Nick and Hamlet
-The Creature and King Claudius
-Tom and The Vet
-Gatsby and Frankenstein
-Dr. Bledsoe and Daisy
-The narrator and Gertrude