Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

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.

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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.

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

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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

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