Students at Venture Academy in Marriott-Slaterville, Utah created this book to introduce their state to children using self-selected topics from a pre-approved list. Students were required to write a research paper on their topic to become an expert.
This project was part of an interdisciplinary expedition entitled Global Citizenship. As part of this study in math, students were asked to create a scale drawing using a statistic other than land mass or population in order to visualize how countries in the world supported the statistic.
“Fish Tales” was part of a yearlong integrated learning expedition in a first and second-grade classroom which focused on investigating their 150-gallon fish tank. The tank has a school of African Cichlids and a large Amazon Plecostomus living in it.