Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Windsor Farmers Market

Windsor Farmer's Market

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

In the first Studio H project ever, thirteen high school students from Bertie County, NC designed and constructed a 2000-square-foot farmers market for their hometown of 2000 residents.

New Beginning

New Beginning

Grade(s):

12

In an “Introduction to Rhetoric” unit, Seniors at WHEELS studied various commencement and convocation speeches and wrote rhetorical analysis essays around the essential question, “How can words compel action?”  Then, using a newly acquired rhetorical toolkit, students crafted motivational speeches for incoming ninth grade students at WHEELS.

I Believe in You

I Believe in You

Grade(s):

12

In an “Introduction to Rhetoric” unit, Seniors at WHEELS studied various commencement and convocation speeches and wrote rhetorical analysis essays around the essential question, “How can words compel action?”  Then, using a newly acquired rhetorical toolkit, students crafted motivational speeches for incoming ninth grade students at WHEELS.

Play The Game

Play The Game

Grade(s):

12

In an “Introduction to Rhetoric” unit, Seniors at WHEELS studied various commencement and convocation speeches and wrote rhetorical analysis essays around the essential question, “How can words compel action?”  Then, using a newly acquired rhetorical toolkit, students crafted motivational speeches for incoming ninth grade students at WHEELS.

Never Give Up

Don't Ever Give Up!

Grade(s):

12

In an “Introduction to Rhetoric” unit, Seniors at WHEELS studied various commencement and convocation speeches and wrote rhetorical analysis essays around the essential question, “How can words compel action?”  Then, using a newly acquired rhetorical toolkit, students crafted motivational speeches for incoming ninth grade students at WHEELS.

River Book

River Book

Grade(s):

8

Eighth-grade students at Open World Learning Community (OWL) in Saint Paul, Minnesota created this publication as part of a yearlong expedition focusing on the Mississippi River.

Line Designs

Line Designs

Grade(s):

7

Seventh-grade students in regular Math 7 and Advanced Pre-Algebra classes at Pizitz Middle School created these designs for a project that helped students develop an understanding of geometric concepts such as measurement, symmetry, segments, angles, circles and regular polygons.

Dissections

Dissections - Emily

Grade(s):

10

Students created scientific journals during an expedition on evolution. This project gave them the opportunity to have a hands-on exploration of the animal kingdom and create a scientific journal with accurate diagrams and information like the ones kept by Darwin and Da Vinci.

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals

Grade(s):

2, 3

Second and third-grade students at Rocky Mountains School of Expeditionary Learning produced this beautiful hardcover field guide as a result of their learning during their first expedition at RMSEL.

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