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.  

Kids Talk Climate

Kids Talk Climate

Grade(s):

6

Climate change has been called the defining issue of the next generation. As students grapple with the chemical and physical science associated with how humans are impacting our climate, they have one question: what can we do?

Geology of California

Geology of California

Grade(s):

6

Geology of California is a middle-school student product synthesizing learning from a semester-long Earth Science expedition.

Flight of Hope

Flight of Hope - Gladys's Story

Grade(s):

4, 5

As part of a study called Crossing Borders, fourth and fifth-grade teachers at Cold Spring School collaborated with IRIS (Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services), a New Haven-based non-profit organization that supports families and individuals who immigrate to or seek refuge in Connecticut. 

Environmental Justice in Southeast Michigan

Grade(s):

6

Sixth-grade students at Detroit Achievement Academy studied the history of housing discrimination in their region.

Voter Flyer

Voter Advocacy Flyers

Grade(s):

5, 6

Why is voting not only a right but also a significant responsibility of America citizens?

Our Local Endangered Frogs

Grade(s):

2

Students were engaged with the guiding question, “Where are all our frogs?”. Our local frog species have been declining due to an influx of poisonous cane toads. After being introduced into Australia, cane toads had no natural predators and are now a major threat to native animals.

Low Poly/ Geometric Portraits

Grade(s):

6, 7

Before creating these geometric portraits using Photoshop, students were required to research a person from the African Diaspora who they wanted to use as the subject for their portrait.

The Truth about Climate Change According to Kids

The Truth About Climate Change According to Kids

Grade(s):

3

Third-grade students at Presumpscot Elementary School studied climate change and its impact on the Coast of Maine (lobsters' life cycle) and our economy. 

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