Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Chemistry and Conflict

Grade(s):

10

Research on relationships between chemical elements or compounds and historical or contemporary conflict

Get Bent

Grade(s):

12

Design project book of wooden, curved chairs; with photos, mathematical models, marketing posters

A Little More Than Just People

Grade(s):

8

Interviews and photographs with people who work on behalf of their local community

Expedition Programs

Grade(s):

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Collection of programs from school exhibition nights that feature student work

Economics Illustrated

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

Book of definitions, examples and scratchboard illustrations about concepts in economics

Is Lake Merritt Worth 198 Million Dollars?

Grade(s):

6

Report on the water quality of urban Lake Merritt in Oakland, CA

Small Acts of Courage

Grade(s):

7

Interviews with local civil rights heroes in Portland, ME about their personal stories of courage

An A to Z Book of Homelessness

Grade(s):

3, 4

Bilingual ABC picture book highlighting the humanity of homeless people; given out to community sites

The Fish and their Gifts

Grade(s):

9, 10, 11, 12

Dual language (Hawaiian/English) children's book; original fable with professional artist critique

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