Creative Digital Curricula For The 21st Century

Middle and High School

Annual Competitions, Activities and Resources

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Highlights of a Research Study (25 classrooms/300 students) on the efficacy of:
Meridian Stories and Project-Based, Technology-Driven Learning

See 2017 Student Team Submissions

View Submissions in all the Categories:
Language ArtsHistorySTEAM, and Social Growth and Civic Sustainability.

2016-17 Competition Summaries

New competitions in the new categories Language ArtsHistorySTEAM, and Social Growth and Civic Sustainability.

Welcome to Meridian Stories, a national non-profit that annually offers secondary schools up to 17 different media competitions. Each Meridian Competition asks students to work collaboratively and creatively to develop a richly curricular, digital story – 3 to 4 minute video or audio segment – in the areas of Language Arts, STEM, and History. All Meridian Competitions are aligned with the Common Core and NGSS. Critical Thinking, Curricular Substance, Creativity and Collaboration headline every student submission.

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Mathman and Riemann

Can math be funny? Yes! Create a comic sketch that communicates the rules that govern a branch of mathematics from a selection of options.

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Rube Goldberg Documentary

Provide a brief history of Rube Goldberg and then create a short documentary about your team’s Rube Goldberg project that follows given scientific criteria.

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Sebago News 23

Create an on-the-scene investigative report to an imagined threat to your community’s water supply.

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Fro Yo Building Design

Build an inclinometer to measure the dimensions of an existing town building. Then re-design the form and function of the building and communicate your work in a video pitch to the town council.

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2049

Design the parameters of an original dystopian drama and then a shoot a scene that reveals the rules governing your society.

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How the Moon and Stars Came to Be

Create a photographic storyboard of a non-Greek or Roman myth. Include an introduction.

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Walk Against Fear: The James Meredith Story

Create a Movie Trailer about a seminal Supreme Court Case.

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Independence

Create a Geography Jingle about the countries of the former British Empire.

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The Meridian Stories Badges

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