Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

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

Creation of a Nation

Grade(s):

4

Original, student-written play on the Revolutionary War and the birth of the United States

Reshaping Rochester: Spreading the Word Brochure

Grade(s):

6

Brochure used as part of a promotional campaign to re-water the Erie Canal in Rochester, NY

Many Faces, Many Places – One New Life

Grade(s):

8

Calendar that featuring stories and photos of recent immigrants to the United States

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