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  Katie Kilkenny Teacher

Project Lead the Way

Energy and the environment

Students are challenged to think big and toward the future as they explore sustainable solutions to our energy needs and investigate the impact of energy on our lives and the world. They use what they’ve learned to design and model alternative energy sources, as well as evaluate options for reducing energy consumption.

Curriculum will include investigations in:

  • The impact of energy in our lives and the world
  • Alternative forms of energy
  • Plastics and the ocean

Medical detectives (8th grade)

Students play the role of real-life medical detectives as they collect and analyze medical data to diagnose disease. They solve medical mysteries through hands-on projects and labs, measure and interpret vital signs, examine nervous system structure and function, investigate disease outbreaks, and explore how a breakdown within the human body can lead to dysfunction.

Curriculum will include investigations in:

  • Patient files
  • The brain and psychology
  • Epidemiology
  • The impact disease in our lives