Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Plant the Seed

Plant the Seed

Grade(s):

6

A community garden project created by sixth-grade students at Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School

The Color I Made Is Stunning

"The Color I Made Is Stunning!"

Grade(s):

Pre-K

Pre-kindergarten students at Capital City Charter School in Washington, D.C. worked on an intensive study about color mixing and the connection between colors and feelings.

Nutville

Nutville

Grade(s):

9

Liam, a student in a 9th grade Math 1 class at Berkeley High School in Berkeley, California created this video to fulfill an assignment for a product that would generate and show a connection between two sequences of n

The Amazing World Of Lobsters

The Amazing World of Lobsters

Grade(s):

3

Every year, third-grade students at Presumpscot Elementary School in Portland, Maine participate in a learning expedition on lobsters.

Centaurtown

Centaurtown

Grade(s):

3, 4

During a yearlong expedition, the 3rd and 4th grade students at Santa Fe School for Arts and Science explored animal habitats. They started with the question, "What do animals need to survive?" During the first semester.

Erie Canal

How the Erie Canal Helped Rochester Grow

Grade(s):

3

During this expedition, 3rd-grade students at Genesee Community Charter School were taken on a journey through the development of the Erie Canal. They discovered the need of the canal because of the growing production of flour.

Staircases to Nowhere

Staircases to Nowhere

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

In the fall of 2015, High Tech High students designed staircases. They created scale models and full size "staircases to nowhere" around the school. Using play they designed a 1:10 staircase themselves.

Wildlife Clay Art

Wildlife Clay Art

Grade(s):

4

Students studied wildlife from the Colville National Forest in an expedition in their home classroom. The final product of the expedition included writing a narrative fiction about one of the wildlife they studied.

What Bird Am I?

What Bird Am I?

Grade(s):

3

This field guide features the frequently seen bird species of Rock Creek Park. The guide is formatted by first providing clues about the species, then revealing the species on the following page. Field marks and interesting facts about the birds are included.

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