Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

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

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.

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