When I Grow Up: A project designed to intrigue young hearts and minds into the "real world" and allow them to explore their dream job, while also building up that you really will need this math you are learning right now to get there! Students also create a sample monthly budget based on their career's monthly salary.
M&M Stats: This is a chapter long project that involves investigting the colors within a bag of M&M's and graphing the results with various graphs. Also works with Skittles for those kids who do not like chocolate. Students have a blast with this project and put a lot of effort into it,