roughly 75 percent of processed foods contain GMO's

GMO? GM-No?

Grade(s):

11

During a "Food for All" expedition, students studied how the choices we make about food affect our health, the environment, and the welfare of animals.

they kill more than just pests

The Pesticide Problem at Home

Grade(s):

11

During a "Food for All" expedition, students studied how the choices we make about food affect our health, the environment, and the welfare of animals.

it can feel like the only thing to do is to keep pushing ourselves

The Ancient God Who Rules High School

Grade(s):

12

"As a student in what is generally regarded as a rather competitive high school, I was quickly disabused of the notion that school was perfect. Staring at my classmates competing (and me as well!), I saw parallels to problems from game theory and economics.

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.

Redrawing the World

Redrawing the World

Grade(s):

7

This project was part of an interdisciplinary expedition entitled Global Citizenship. As part of this study in math, students were asked to create a scale drawing using a statistic other than land mass or population in order to visualize how countries in the world supported the statistic.

I Believe in You

I Believe in You

Grade(s):

12

In an “Introduction to Rhetoric” unit, Seniors at WHEELS studied various commencement and convocation speeches and wrote rhetorical analysis essays around the essential question, “How can words compel action?”  Then, using a newly acquired rhetorical toolkit, students crafted motivational speeches for incoming ninth grade students at WHEELS.

I am only 14. The number is so youthful, so honest.

Inside Out and Back Again Poems

Grade(s):

8

These poems are based on the novel Inside Out And Back Again by Thannha Lai and preceded by students writing an essay introducing the concepts of the universal refugee experience during EL Education’s

Fish Tales

Fish Tales

Grade(s):

1, 2

“Fish Tales” was part of a yearlong integrated learning expedition in a first and second-grade classroom which focused on investigating their 150-gallon fish tank. The tank has a school of African Cichlids and a large Amazon Plecostomus living in it.

Penelope

Penelope The Pain-O-Monster

Grade(s):

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Students grappled with the challenge doctors face in collecting accurate self-reported information from children about their level of pain due to lack of communication skills, fear, anxiety, and discomfort.

Invasives

They Live Among Us

Grade(s):

4

In this invasive species case study, students researched and participated in hands-on experiences and then communicated their knowledge of invasive species that affect their area lakes, streams, and waterways.

Dogs in the Classroom

Dogs in School: Persuading the Principal

Grade(s):

1

First graders at Academy School in West Brattleboro, Vermont worked hard to persuade their principal to let them have a dog in their classroom.

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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