Improving your environment

  • Level: High school
    Age group:
    Students ages 12 to 14
  • When:
    All year

Areas of learning:

  • Career planning and entrepreneurship
  • Environment and consumption
  • Citizenship and community life

Main objectives

  • Organize your time
  • Work as a team
  • Estimate costs and profits associated with launching a product on the market
  • Become aware of the value of money


Ask the students to reflect on the solution chosen to meet a need that will help them live better together in society. Also, assess the mathematical problem-solving process.

Task 1: Thinking about the chosen solution

Task 1 objectives

At the end of this task, students will be able to critically look at the solution implemented to meet a need in their environment.

  • Time required
    Two 30-minute periods


  1. Discuss with the students and verify whether the solution met the need in the environment.
  2. Assess the level of involvement of the students in the project and their overall satisfaction after completing it.

Teacher's notes

Examples of questions to ask yourself:

  • Did the project have an impact on the need to be filled?
  • Did the solution found meet the targeted need?

Examples of questions to ask the students:

  • Did you like participating in the collective entrepreneurial project?
  • Did you like participating in developing the solution?
  • What could you have done to improve the project's effectiveness?
  • What did you learn by doing the project?