We are working on tasks and projects together. We are learning to think like scientists. We are problem solvers. We will apply what we learn to make the world a better place.
Progressive Investigative Report
How are people, policies, and technological advances shape a nation?
Students will create an digital presentation, Podcast or a pamphlet about a progressive era issue such as but not limited to child labor, working conditions, corruption in government, women’s rights and racism. They will involve their audience by presenting to their classmates and the community.
Be Happy, Be Healthy!
How can we make positive food changes to our diet?
Students will be learning about the Omnivores Dilemma, Organic vs. Non-organic food choices and the importance of compost and recycling. They will learn how to grow and manage an organic garden. They will research the natural history of four meals and the man-made problems associated with our food chain that compromise the quality of the food we eat. Students will learn about the problems and then research where and what these problems are. Their research will be conducted both individually and collaboratively. They will not only grow organic vegetables they will also, sell and make a healthy food menu for the community to have access to. To educate the community, students will be setting up an indoor food compost area in the cafeteria and educate students its importance.
Becoming displaced in the World by war and environmental issues
Universal refugee experience: To what extent are the refugee experiences similar and different from immigrants?
Students will create an IMOVIE or a television talk show about different refugee experiences during the 20th-21st century. They will examine reasons for displacement, fatalities, and readjustment to new environments. They will involve their audience by presenting to their classmates and the community.