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Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

A Kid's Guide to the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

Grade(s):

1, 2, 3

Tri-fold brochure for a local botanical garden made for kids

Trees for Everybody - Meridian Hill Park Tree Field Guide

Grade(s):

K

Field guide to local trees, created with a professional arborist; includes sections on why trees matter

2005 Tree Calendar

Grade(s):

K

Calendar featuring an illustration of trees at the corresponding time of year

Tools for Sailors - Ahoy, Mate!

Grade(s):

2

Book using drawings, writing and digital photographs to illustrate the tools and concepts of sailing

The Amazing PreK/K Superheroes

Grade(s):

Pre-K, K

Comic book illustrating individual stories of students acting as heroes in real life

Healthy Snacks Recipe Book

Grade(s):

1, 2

Bilingual cookbook based on students' knowledge of the food pryamid and healthy snacks

The Truth about Thanksgiving - Coloring Book

Grade(s):

3

Coloring book that includes line drawings and written information about Pilgrim and Wampanoag culture

A Historical Walk through Massachusetts

Grade(s):

3

Book with illustrations and descriptions of local colonial history created in research teams

Self Portraits

Grade(s):

1

Self-portrait covers for student portfolios, supported by peer critique

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