Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

11th grade students documentary video of residents in Rockaway New York and the affect of Hurricane Sandy

The Eye of the Storm

Grade(s):

11

11th grade student-created documentary video on the affect of Hurricane Sandy on residents of Rockaway New York

If the Shoe Fits

If the Shoe Fits

Grade(s):

6

Sixth-grade students at Christa McAuliffe Charter School in Framingham, Massachusetts created a website as a final product of a learning expedition called “Me, My Stuff and Why?”

Westward Ho

Westward Ho Calendar

Grade(s):

4

Fourth-grade students at Entheos Academy in Kearns, Utah studied Utah history. Their case study focused on pioneers coming to Utah.

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.

Engineer a Mining Technique Model

Grade(s):

4, 5

After learning about the various mining techniques used during and after the California Gold Rush, students are asked to engineer a final product of a technical drawing and working model that exhibits a solid understanding of a particular mining type.

Journals of Trip to New York City

Grade(s):

5, 6

Collage-style journals from a mutli-day trip to NYC

E is for Egypt

Grade(s):

6

Children's alphabet book about Egypt; informed by critique and revision

A Child's Guide to Riverhill Farm

Grade(s):

3, 4

Educational coloring book designed to teach children about a local farm

Invasive Species in Maine

Grade(s):

7

A field guide to invasive species in Maine

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