Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Endangered Species: Poetry and Portraits

Grade(s):

3, 4

Third and fourth-grade students studied the endangered species of Utah during an expedition called "Save Our Species." The students created an illustrated anthology of poetry to educate others about the endangered species of their region.

Under Pressure

Under Pressure

Grade(s):

12

A documentary film created by the 2019 senior class covering the September Merrimack Valley Columbia Gas explosions and the natural gas industry in Massachusetts and nationally.

Spiral of Theodorus

Grade(s):

8

This project was an integration between the math and art enrichment teachers that helped students cement the concept of Pythagorean Theorem and developed their protractor and ruler skills to a high level of precision.

We the People, Si Se Puede!

Grade(s):

5

Palouse Prairie 5th graders studied our country’s long history of social movements and people coming together to create change in their expedition, We
the People, Se Se Puede!

Mystery Bird Game

Mystery Bird Game

Grade(s):

K

Students conducted fieldwork at Bear River Wildlife Refuge and along the Portneuf as part of their effort to become Ornithologists (bird experts). They researched a specific bird then wrote clues about that bird for the reader to guess.  An artistic collage served as the answer on the back. 

Save Our Water

Save Our Water

Grade(s):

3

  • How does water connect our world (globally and locally)? ¿Cómo nos conecta el agua global y localmente?
  • How do humans and water impact each other? ¿Cuál es el impacto entre los seres humanos y el agua?
Ohio’s Veterans: Our True American Heroes

Ohio’s Veterans: Our True American Heroes

Grade(s):

8

  • What makes someone a hero?
  • How have wars changed our world?
  • How can a personal story impact the world?
Closing the Gap: Economic Solutions for Developing Nations

Closing the Gap: Economic Solutions for Developing Nations

Grade(s):

12

AP Macroeconomics students researched developing nations to find room for growth for each country. Once the students understood their country's standing, they constructed economic plans for development.

Black History Geometric Portraits

Black History Geometric Portraits

Grade(s):

7

Knowing the past opens doors to our future. Students created geometric portraits based on a hero of African descent. After researching their hero, students picked a quote from their hero and used that as a base to create a silhouette for their geometric and monochrome portrait.

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