Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Self Portraits

Grade(s):

1

Self-portrait covers for student portfolios, supported by peer critique

Seasons of Life

Grade(s):

6

Biography of an elder from a local nursing home created by two students who visited her there

Maine’s Flora

Grade(s):

7

Field guide with highly detailed illustrations of plants.

The Pond Alphabet Book

Grade(s):

3

Children's alphabet book of pond life illustrated in watercolor

I Like the Color

Grade(s):

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Hawaiian culture children's book on colors, written by a range of upper elementary - high school students

What's Out There?

What’s Out There? A True or False Book about the Universe

Grade(s):

4

Fourth grade students at the Conservatory Lab Charter School in Dorchester, Massachusetts created this book as part of an expedition on the Solar System and beyond as they grappled with questions about the universe.

Backcountry IV

Backcountry IV

Grade(s):

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

As part of the Brink: Biometric Interface studio—an exploration of better technologies for those who work or play in extreme conditions—Nuvu students Jordana Conti, Sydney Brown, Oliver Geller, Devin Lewtan, Laurel Sullivan and Max Dadagian created an innovative solution to a common threat: hypot

Colorado Coralition

The Colorado Coralition

Grade(s):

7, 8, 9, 10

Students at Polaris Expeditionary Learning School participated in coral restoration efforts on a reef in the Florida Keys and spread the message about their learning and experiences through presentations, music, and video.

Scaling the Solar System

Scaling the Solar System into Downtown Asheville

Grade(s):

6

It is hard to grasp just how expansive our Solar System really is. As a way to make this abstract concept more realistic, sixth-grade students at Evergreen Community Charter School scaled the planets into downtown Asheville, North Carolina.

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