Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Illuminated Mathematics

Illuminated Mathematics

Grade(s):

12

A curated multimedia exhibition entitled "Illuminated Mathematics" was produced by 12th-grade digital art and math classes at High Tech High in San Diego, California. Students were asked to find the beauty, humanity and intrigue behind math in history, philosophy and the applied arts.

Austin's Butterfly Drafts

Grade(s):

1

Drafts of a scientific illustration of a Western Tiger Swallowtail butterfly

ReVOLT Main

ReVOLT

Grade(s):

8

Eighth grade students at King Middle School in Portland, Maine participated in an interdisciplinary expedition to reVOLT against the current limitations imposed by our current ways of using energy.

An A to Z Book of Homelessness

Grade(s):

3, 4

Bilingual ABC picture book highlighting the humanity of homeless people; given out to community sites

Even Though I Got Nothing, I Got Myself

Even Though I Got Nothing, I Got Myself

Grade(s):

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

As part of the studio Rich Narratives, NuVu students learned foundational documentary filmmaking skills in order to transform everyday material into powerful stories.

Humans of Cambridge

Humans of Cambridge

Grade(s):

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Nuvu students in the Cinemagraph studio learned how to create their own cinemagraphs—digital photos that include a subtle and looped movement.

Frogs and Toads

Frog and Toad Tales

Grade(s):

3

Over the course of a six-week period, third-grade students at Eanes Elementary in Austin, Texas deeply explored the genres of informational and narrative nonfiction.

Where in the World is Moscow?

Where in the World is Moscow?

Grade(s):

2, 3

Second and third-graders at Palouse Prairie Charter School in Moscow, Idaho engaged in a 14-week social studies expedition in which students thought and acted like geographers and cartographers. The guiding question that drove the learning was:

Where in the World is Moscow? 

Worms

The Dirt on Worms

Grade(s):

K

Kindergarten students at Palouse Prairie Charter School in Moscow, Idaho studied the importance of worms during a learning expedition. 

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