Evergreen Middle School Engineering Challenge

SCHOOL

Evergreen Middle School

GRADE LEVEL

Grade 8 Science

PROJECT

Plate Tectonics

Engineering challenge where small groups were given a set of materials they had to use to create a sculpture of one plate boundary. Each group wrote an artist statement about their project.

Merriwether Lewis Elementary STEAM challenge

SCHOOL

Meriwether Lewis Elementary School

GRADE LEVEL

Grade 3-5 Special Education

PROJECT

Science and Engineering

Students created small vibrating dinosaurs then used what they learned to create their own creatures that came alive using LED lights and vibration motors.

Indian Hills Elementary Gelli Printing and Collage

SCHOOL

Indian Hills Elementary School

GRADE LEVEL

K-6 Science

PROJECT

School wide focus on Interdependence.

Individual classrooms used interlocking and layered hexagons to express the relationship between organisms and their environment.

Media included gelli printing, collage, and rubbings.

Groner Elementary School recycled musical instruments

SCHOOL

Groner Elementary School

GRADE LEVEL

K-5

PROJECT

STEAM classroom

Engineering challenge to create musical instruments that their deaf classmates could experience. Students were challenged to experiment with found and recycled objects.

Poynter Middle School Recycled Materials Sculpture

SCHOOL

Poynter Middle School

GRADE LEVEL

Grade 7/8 Language Arts

PROJECT

Miracle Worker, Flowers for Algernon

Students were tasked with creating a cardboard sculpture that depicted a point of view of one of the characters in the book. For 7th grade, that sculpture needed to be able to be experienced by someone who did not have sight.

Lincoln Street Elementary Gelli Prints and Collage

SCHOOL

Lincoln Street Elementary School

GRADE LEVEL

K-6 Science

PROJECT

School wide focus on Animals in their Environments

Individual classrooms made collages to express the relationship between organisms and their environment.

Media included gelli printing, collage, and drawing.

Eastwood Elementary School Residency Gelli Prints and Collage

Torn paper collage

SCHOOL

Eastwood Elementary School, Hillsboro OR

GRADE LEVEL

K-6

PROJECT

The theme of the month at the school was perseverance. The residency included each class creating Gelli prints, torn paper collage backgrounds using those papers, and cut paper foregrounds that expressed what they were studying.

Social-Emotional Learning

Torn Paper Collage
Gelli printing

Chief Joseph Elementary Gelli Prints and Collage

Chief Joseph 5th grade art

SCHOOL

Chief Joseph Elementary School

GRADE LEVEL

K-5

PROJECT

Residency included each class creating Gelli prints, torn paper collage backgrounds using those papers, and cut paper foregrounds that expressed what they were studying.