Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

20 Years Project-Portfolio

Grade(s):

8

Student projection of herself 20 years in the future; includes interview with future self and financial portrait

The Fish and their Gifts

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

Dual language (Hawaiian/English) children's book; original fable with professional artist critique

Honor for All: Japanese American Experience

Grade(s):

7

Mini Books: Interviews with Japanese Americans held in internment camps during World War II

Alternative Energy Report

Grade(s):

7, 8

Report analyzing the costs/benefits of alternative energy sources for the school w/local field research

San Diego Bay: A Story of Exploitation and Restoration

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

Field guide documenting the history of humans, industry and the ecology of the San Diego Bay

Study of Bones and Skeletons

Grade(s):

5

Book describing the unique features of animal skeletons

Rock-On “Rock”chester

Grade(s):

5

Field-guide to Rochester, NY; includes information on local geological features and explains geologic forces

Kindergarten Feelings

Grade(s):

K

Book about feelings that includes writing, digital photography and self-portraiture.

6th grade Rochester position paper waterway project canal

Erie Canal Project: Revitalize Rochester

Grade(s):

6

Report/position paper arguing for the restoration of the Erie Canal waterway; campaign was successful

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