Urban Ants

Students in kinder, third grade, sixth grade, and high school collaborated with university researchers to learn about ants in their urban and natural environments.

Voices of Justice

Students ran a political campaign simulation and conducted extensive interviews with people from the community about societal issues so students could learn about these topics both on a macro-level and through personal experiences.

Economics Illustrated

Students created an illustrated book that accessibly explained different economic concepts.

Free Your Mind

In Free Your Mind: The Ultimate Escape Room, students designed escape rooms that would challenge participants’ implicit bias by incorporating content related to attitudes about age, race, gender, sexuality, and mental health in each escape room puzzle.

In Sickness and in Health

Through interviews with family members, scientists, and medical professionals, students homed in answers to the question, “What am I most likely to die of?”

Speak for the Species

Uur students became familiar with stories of a number of creatures in crisis, thinking about the best ways inform the public and motivate action.