Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Who We Are

Grade(s):

K

Mini book with self-portrait, peer-created clay sculpture, and student writing

Appalachian Storybank

The Appalachian Journey Storybank Project

Grade(s):

8

Eighth grade students at Evergreen Community Charter School in Asheville, North Carolina participated in an expedition called The Appalachian Journey where students investigated the history of southern Appalachia to describe, as historians do, the relationship between the Scotch Irish settlers of

The Amazing World Of Lobsters

The Amazing World of Lobsters

Grade(s):

3

Every year, third-grade students at Presumpscot Elementary School in Portland, Maine participate in a learning expedition on lobsters.

Highlands Ranch History Still Lives

Highland Ranch History Still Lives: A Children’s Tour of the Highlands Ranch Mansion

Grade(s):

2

After touring the Highlands Ranch Mansion,second-grade students at Fox Creek Elementary School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado collaborated with others to create a paragraph about a room in the mansion.

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.

A Day in the Life of an Animal

A Day in the Life of an Animal

Grade(s):

3, 4

This book was created by the Centaurs (third / fourth graders) at Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences as the culminating project of an expedition that asked the question, “How do animals survive?” 

Under Pressure

Under Pressure

Grade(s):

12

A documentary film created by the 2019 senior class covering the September Merrimack Valley Columbia Gas explosions and the natural gas industry in Massachusetts and nationally.

Drafts of a Cave Home

Grade(s):

5, 6

Cross-sectional illustrations of a prehistoric cave home through multiple drafts with peer critique

Operation Kidfit Recommendation Report

Grade(s):

6

Report with recommendations for the design of a health exhibition for Rochester Science Museum

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