Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Be The Change

Be The Change: A State-wide Literacy Program

Grade(s):

7, 8

Seventh and eighth grade students at Santa Fe School for the Arts and Sciences in Santa Fe, New Mexico created this book as part of a yearlong expedition called “Be the Change” with the guiding questions of “Can one person change the world?” and “Can one person make a difference?” 

Mobility Device

Mobility Device

Grade(s):

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

NuVu students Noah Grunebaum, Stefano Pagani, Amit Nir and Mohammad Sayed participated in a studio called “Easing Cerebral Palsy.” In this studio students were challenged to design a device that would increase mobility for children with Cerebral Palsy, particularly for low-income users in under-r

Shared Space

A Shared Space: Biodiversity and the Tijuana River Watershed

Grade(s):

7

Seventh grade students at High Tech Middle Chula Vista created this book to discover and document the diversity of living organisms seen daily around their school.

Art is Painting Yourself

Grade(s):

Pre-K

Series of self-portraits with student responses to the prompt "art is..."

Get Your Blues On

Grade(s):

4

Poems that were used for blues songs, inspired by the Great Migration, with collage art

Scat

The Whole Scat Story

Grade(s):

2, 3

Second and third-grade students at the Palouse Prairie School in Moscow, Idaho participated in a learning expedition called “The Whole Scat Story.” Students were introduced to the scientific concepts of ecosystems, food chains, and food webs through the lens of scat.

APT

Arte Para Todos

Grade(s):

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

NuVu students Seth Isaacson, Joshua Brancazio, Oliver Geller and Alea Laidlaw participated in the Easing Cerebral Palsy Design Studio, a two-week session focused on designing products that ease the lives of children with Cerebral Palsy and their caregivers.

Aztec Indian Portraits

Aztec Indian Portraits

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

Art I-IV students at Spearman High School in Spearman, Texas created these colored pencil drawings as part of a co-curricular project in social studies and art.

What's Out There?

What’s Out There? A True or False Book about the Universe

Grade(s):

4

Fourth grade students at the Conservatory Lab Charter School in Dorchester, Massachusetts created this book as part of an expedition on the Solar System and beyond as they grappled with questions about the universe.

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