Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Ron Berger

Orientation Video

Grade(s):

12

This short orientation video gives our users basic tools to navigate our project collection with ease.  

Bugs Tell a Story

Bugs Tell a Story: Healthy Habitats Along the Genesee River

Grade(s):

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

In effort to raise awareness of the state of a local river, GCCS K-5 classes developed a schoolwide expedition focusing on the health of the Genesee River in the spring of 2017.

Call of the Wild Northwest

Call of the Wild Northwest

Grade(s):

3

In this science expedition, 3rd graders answered the guiding question, how do natural and human-made elements impact wildlife in the Northwest?

A Day in the Life of an Animal

A Day in the Life of an Animal

Grade(s):

3, 4

This book was created by the Centaurs (third / fourth graders) at Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences as the culminating project of an expedition that asked the question, “How do animals survive?” 

Don't Vote Don't Complain

Don't Vote, Don't Complain

Grade(s):

4

Fourth graders at Centennial Elementary, A School for Expeditionary Learning, studied voting rights and responsibilities and the history of the women’s suffrage movement. They analyzed Susan B. Anthony's characteristics as a leader and explored how leaders of change make a difference.

Inch By Inch

Inch by Inch, Row by Row, How does my Garden Grow?

Grade(s):

K

The Kindergarten Crew focused on plants during their Spring Expedition. The Spring Expedition included two case studies with three guiding questions:

Getting to Know H2O

Getting to Know H20

Grade(s):

1, 2

First and 2nd-grade crews at Palouse Prairie Charter School dove into a study of water. They learned about the states of matter and made connections to the different properties of water.  They conducted experiments to observe how temperature causes matter to change forms.

Bird is the Word

Bird is the Word

Grade(s):

7

In the spring of 2017 the students on the 7 Green Team at Oak Middle School in Shrewsbury, MA partnered with the Mass Audubon Society at Broad Meadow Brook to create field guide materials for their annual fundraising event called the “Bird-a-Thon".

The 6th Mass Extinction

Raising Awareness - The 6th Mass Extinction

Grade(s):

5

The 5th-grade crew at  Palouse Prairie Charter School explored the 6th Mass Extinction—the possibility that we are on the verge of having 75% or more of the species on our planet go extinct within a relatively short period of time.

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