Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Rock Creek Treasure Hunt

Grade(s):

1

Maps and clues that create a treasure hunt at Rock Creek Park

Stone-Tolan House - Historical Coloring Book

Grade(s):

2

Coloring book and guide to a historic house in Rochester, NY

Nico the Gnatcatcher and the Upside Down River

Grade(s):

7

Children's book written to engage young students in protecting the San Diego River

Home of Collette Brule – Floors 1 and 2

Grade(s):

5, 6

Scale architectural blueprints of a home for a fictional character, critiqued by professional architects

Pond Life Posters

Grade(s):

3

Posters with information on pond species to be displayed outdoors as interpretive signs

The Whole Meal

The Whole Meal Cookbook

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

High Tech High students in San Diego, California explored issues about food stemming from the simple question of “should I eat that?” as part of their studies in Humanities and Biology.

Where in the World is Moscow?

Where in the World is Moscow?

Grade(s):

2, 3

Second and third-graders at Palouse Prairie Charter School in Moscow, Idaho engaged in a 14-week social studies expedition in which students thought and acted like geographers and cartographers. The guiding question that drove the learning was:

Where in the World is Moscow? 

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.

Farmstands

Farmstands

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

Following the opening of the Windsor Farmers Market, the next class of 27 high school students wanted to build off of its success.

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