Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

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.

Impounded Identity: Reflections on an American Concentration Camp

Grade(s):

7, 8

  • What impacts identity?
  • Why remember?
  • What empowers us to resist injustice?

The Holocaust: A Human Tapestry of Voices in History

Grade(s):

12

THE HOLOCAUST: A Human Tapestry of Voices in History is inspired by and follows the pedagogical philosophy of Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Centre in Jerusalem, Israel, and is a product of my experiences during the Gandel Holocaust Studies Program for Australian Educators at Yad Vashem,

Sea Creatures

Sea Creatures Portraits and Stories

Grade(s):

3

Sea Creatures and Portraits Stories audio ebook is one of the final products of an eight-week long third-grade project at Explorer Elementary Charter School in San Diego, California called S.O.S.

DC Spiders

DC Spiders

Grade(s):

1

Many people kill spiders because they think spiders are dangerous, scary, or gross!  First graders at Two Rivers Public Charter School decided to change

River Book

River Book

Grade(s):

8

Eighth-grade students at Open World Learning Community (OWL) in Saint Paul, Minnesota created this publication as part of a yearlong expedition focusing on the Mississippi River.

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.

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