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Poverty & Wealth
Students will examine poverty, government and private systems to help those in poverty, and strategies to get out of poverty. Explore the driving question: How might we bridge the gap between poverty and wealth in our community?
The very notion of civilization launches this unit on global governments. Explore the driving question: How might we build connections in a global world?
Engineering Our Lives
We live in a highly modified world. In this unit you will examine the complex topic of genetic engineering in your own life and community. Explore the driving question: How might we be more aware of the genetic engineering in our lives?
The elements of culture are limitless and go WAY beyond race and religion. Explore the driving question: How might we celebrate cultures in our community?
We live in a world connected by global trade. Explore the driving question: How might we make our local economy more circular to get the most from globalization?
Wasting Away: The Story of Trash
What is waste and why should we care? Explore the driving question: How might we improve the state of waste in our community?
My Place, Our Vision
In this unit students will study the various components of their place that make it unique. Explore the driving question: How might we invest in our community to promote engagement, citizenship and pride in our place?
Health, Not Hunger
Take action to make your place less hungry and more healthy and explore the driving question: How might we achieve health, not hunger?
Dive Into Place
Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to find more hidden facts, treasures, people and spots, that make your place unique. Explore the driving question: How might we engage in our communities?
By the People, For the People
Democracies do not flourish unless citizens like you and me are educated and get involved in our government. Explore the driving question: How might we make our nation even better?
Ultimate Grand Teton Adventure (Grades 7-9)
Hike, backpack, and explore the scientific mysteries of Grand Teton National Park! What is life like on the highest of peaks? Where do creatures hide when the summer sun begins to shine? Head for the mountains and use the powers of field science to shine a light on the natural world during an epic journey into the wilderness surrounding Jackson Hole.
Young Women & Science
Young Women and Science engages girls’ interest in science and their development as leaders, believing that their impact on the ultimate character of the field of science is vital. This one week program builds skills, knowledge and community to inspire leadership in our future women scientists.