Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Life Changing Stories: GSMS Bilingual Voices

Grade(s):

6, 7, 8

View Life Changing Stories: GSMS Bilingual Voice here to view the full project.

Aztec Indian Portraits

Aztec Indian Portraits

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

Art I-IV students at Spearman High School in Spearman, Texas created these colored pencil drawings as part of a co-curricular project in social studies and art.

Praying Mantis

Insects - The Praying Mantis

Grade(s):

K

Kindergarten students at the Odyssey School of Denver worked on creating informational science books featuring different insects.

Dissections

Dissections - Emily

Grade(s):

10

Students created scientific journals during an expedition on evolution. This project gave them the opportunity to have a hands-on exploration of the animal kingdom and create a scientific journal with accurate diagrams and information like the ones kept by Darwin and Da Vinci.

Inch By Inch

Inch by Inch, Row by Row, How does my Garden Grow?

Grade(s):

K

The Kindergarten Crew focused on plants during their Spring Expedition. The Spring Expedition included two case studies with three guiding questions:

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!

APT

Arte Para Todos

Grade(s):

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

NuVu students Seth Isaacson, Joshua Brancazio, Oliver Geller and Alea Laidlaw participated in the Easing Cerebral Palsy Design Studio, a two-week session focused on designing products that ease the lives of children with Cerebral Palsy and their caregivers.

Cow Anatomy

Cow Anatomy

Grade(s):

1, 2

During a spring expedition, first and second-grade students learned about the symbiotic relationships between plants and animals. As they studied these relationships, they took an in-depth look at dairy cows and their relationship to plants.

Chicken Coop

Community Chicken Coops

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

Bertie County is home to a Perdue chicken plant, which means many farmers raise broiler chickens (up to 250,000 at a time!) for the company.

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