Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Safety Gear

Safety Gear

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

This public service music video is a compelling product of student-powered learning. Students did extensive field work in Canada that fueled their learning about bike safety and the rules of the road.

Beekeepers

Beekeeping

Grade(s):

7

These products were created by 7th-grade middle school students from Maplewood Richmond Heights Middle School. They harvest honey and beeswax from four beehives that they work to maintain.

Colorado Coralition

The Colorado Coralition

Grade(s):

7, 8, 9, 10

Students at Polaris Expeditionary Learning School participated in coral restoration efforts on a reef in the Florida Keys and spread the message about their learning and experiences through presentations, music, and video.

Clean Up The Air: Get UR Green

Clean Up The Air: Get UR Green

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

This public service music video is a compelling product of student-powered learning. Students did extensive field work that fueled their learning about the environment, pollution, and advocacy for change.  

Cow Anatomy

Cow Anatomy

Grade(s):

1, 2

During a spring expedition, first and second-grade students learned about the symbiotic relationships between plants and animals. As they studied these relationships, they took an in-depth look at dairy cows and their relationship to plants.

Buckle Up

Buckle Up

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

Answering an authentic need for a public music video (PMV) for State Farm to use in their awareness campaign, students worked to create an entire album of songs around the importance of wearing a seatbelt.

Coded Structures, Decoded Identities

Coded Structures, Decoded Identities

Grade(s):

12

During the fall semester of 2015, the HTHMA 12th grade students in Digital Arts, English, and Mathematics investigated the complexities of man-made structures found in urban/rural design and architecture.

End of Year Fashion Show

End of Year Fashion Show

Grade(s):

K

As part of their Clothes topic, Kindergarten students at St. Paul's School organized a fashion show to be their end of year presentation to the school community. Outfits were completely done by the pupils from beginning to end.

Breath

Breath Project

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

Students delved into groundbreaking Harvard research around brain development in children ages 0-3 and found an unexpected path for personal expression of pain from personal trauma. 

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