Tag: History

PBL Essentials Water Woes

In the Water Woes Project, Davis Middle School students investigated local drinking water quality, after learning that local residents complained of brown, smelly water coming from their taps.  These teachers and students investigated this as a project in their 7th grade Science, English, and History classes. Academic Skills and Content: Proper scientific data collection and … Continued


PBL Essentials Ultimate Transformation

In the Ultimate Transformation project students researched a key figure from the Renaissance and a key modern individual. Students came up with an adjective which connected all three individuals together, including themselves. Final Products: Students created an art piece depicting significant images to represent the three individuals, along with a central image and the connecting … Continued


student posing next to the food she made for exhibition

PBL Essentials Celebrating Culture Through Food

In the “Celebrating Culture through Food” project Students created a cookbook with other classmates with recipes that were derived from their own culture. Each recipe showed the correct proportions in order to feed a crowd. Students connected with the history and culture of the food, studying its nutritional values and its physical and mental effects … Continued