Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Self Portraits: Multiple Drafts

Grade(s):

K

Series of self portraits showing the evolution of students' drawing skills and self image over time

It's Wednesday in December

Grade(s):

12

Twelfth grade English students at High Tech High in San Diego, California created this book of poetry as they thought critically about what it means to be active, ethical, responsible, and educated global citizens.

A Day in May

A Day in May

Grade(s):

5

Fifth grade students at the Alamo Navajo Community School in Magdalena, New Mexico researched living things in the Alamo Desert to learn how plants, birds, animals and insects adapt to their desert environment.

Sea

The A-B-Seas! An Ocean Alphabet Book

Grade(s):

K

As a part of their project, “The A-B-Seas: A Kindergarten Investigation Of The Importance Of Our Oceans” students wrote this book to get others excited about the amazing life under the ocean and raise awareness about the trouble it is facing.

Attendance

Tendríamos Asistencia Perfecta: Attendance Would Be 100%

Grade(s):

12

This book is the product of a yearlong senior expedition on high school redesign from the first graduating class of the only dual-language high school in Massachusetts.

The 6th Mass Extinction

Raising Awareness - The 6th Mass Extinction

Grade(s):

5

The 5th-grade crew at  Palouse Prairie Charter School explored the 6th Mass Extinction—the possibility that we are on the verge of having 75% or more of the species on our planet go extinct within a relatively short period of time.

Ohio’s Veterans: Our True American Heroes

Ohio’s Veterans: Our True American Heroes

Grade(s):

8

  • What makes someone a hero?
  • How have wars changed our world?
  • How can a personal story impact the world?

Original Physics Experiments

Grade(s):

1, 2

Collection of students' self-designed physics experiments and their conclusions

The Natural Playscape Book

Grade(s):

K

Documentation of a project in which students designed their own play yard

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