Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Ron Berger

Orientation Video

Grade(s):

12

This short orientation video gives our users basic tools to navigate our project collection with ease.  

Inch By Inch

Inch by Inch, Row by Row, How does my Garden Grow?

Grade(s):

K

The Kindergarten Crew focused on plants during their Spring Expedition. The Spring Expedition included two case studies with three guiding questions:

Getting to Know H2O

Getting to Know H20

Grade(s):

1, 2

First and 2nd-grade crews at Palouse Prairie Charter School dove into a study of water. They learned about the states of matter and made connections to the different properties of water.  They conducted experiments to observe how temperature causes matter to change forms.

Bird is the Word

Bird is the Word

Grade(s):

7

In the spring of 2017 the students on the 7 Green Team at Oak Middle School in Shrewsbury, MA partnered with the Mass Audubon Society at Broad Meadow Brook to create field guide materials for their annual fundraising event called the “Bird-a-Thon".

The 6th Mass Extinction

Raising Awareness - The 6th Mass Extinction

Grade(s):

5

The 5th-grade crew at  Palouse Prairie Charter School explored the 6th Mass Extinction—the possibility that we are on the verge of having 75% or more of the species on our planet go extinct within a relatively short period of time.

The Governmental Times

The Governmental Times: An Op-Ed Blog

Grade(s):

12

This project is the culmination of a one-semester AP US Government and Politics class, consisting of seventeen seniors at MELS. Earlier in the year government students investigated fake news in order to develop critical reading skills to assess credibility and reliability of sources.

Westward Ho

Westward Ho Calendar

Grade(s):

4

Fourth-grade students at Entheos Academy in Kearns, Utah studied Utah history. Their case study focused on pioneers coming to Utah.

Defining Diversity

Defining Diversity

Grade(s):

10, 11, 12

Twenty-four students from the first integrated high school in the United States—Lowell High School in Massachusetts—set out to understand the meaning of diversity and equity in America today as part of a upper-class seminar on Diversity in America.

Just A Dream

Just a Dream - Stories to create awareness of the impacts of climate change on the Kiribati Islands

Grade(s):

4

Students worked with a Denver-based non-profit organization, Kiribati Keepers to determine the best way to help the nation of Kiribati. They decided that raising awareness of the problems the nation was facing would be an extremely important step in order to recruit others to help them.

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