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The 8th graders running Jungle Jars sell succulents and lanterns to benefit the people of South Sudan. Profits from every succulent sold are donated to Water for South Sudan - a nonprofit whose mission is to bring fresh, clean water to the people of rural southern Sudan.
While running a profitable sugar scrub business, these first graders learn core subjects like math via accounting, science as it related to herb growing and production, and art while designing for their business. They’ve sold their product to all 50 states and have used profits to support causes like local veterans, children’s hospitals, and hunger in their community.
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Sometimes classrooms find us and they’re already structuring some element of their curriculum around product or project based learning. They just want to give those projects an opportunity to shine in the real world. Watching students transform a classroom project into a functioning business is seriously awe-inspiring, and…Read More Visit Blog