How Arts & Sciences Courses Work
Created for students ages 4-18, our Arts & Sciences course exchanges are generally 8 weeks and they are conducted on our secure, teacher-monitored platform through the sharing of asynchronous video. Students get to know each other and then begin exploring the course topics which include music & sound, literature & social studies, and science & ecology.
Global Storybook Engineers 1
Students learn about the engineering design cycle, how to make connections between stories and design challenges, and explore how design thinking can be used to solve problems through hands-on investigations and experiments, design builds, and communicating with partners.
Global Sound Artists
Students learn about sound, music and instruments through hands-on investigations and experiments, instrument builds, and communicating with partners.
Global Scientist A: Water Conservation
Students learn about the importance of water, global water issues and solutions, the water cycle, water pollution, and water scarcity. They record personal water usage.
Global Scientist B: Water Experimentation
Students learn about the importance of water, global water issues and solutions, water pollution, and water scarcity. Students study aquifers and design water filters.
Global Scientist C: Exploring DNA
Students study the structure and significance of DNA and how genes determine appearance through hands-on investigations and experiments, and collaborating and communicating with partners.
Global Conversations: I Am Malala
Students learn about Malala’s story, the Malala Fund’s work and how education, leadership and community service can lead to positive change through hands-on investigations and tasks, and collaborating and communicating with partners.
Global Conversations: Esperanza Rising
Coming in January 2023
Through the story, students address the themes of human rights, migration, and adversity, and discuss how difficult experiences help us grow. Students perform investigations and tasks while collaborating and communicating with partners.
Global Citizen Series: Climate Change
A collaborative learning experience to explore the impact of climate change on local and global communities in Nigeria and the U.S. for students 12-14 years old.
For New York State and Kenya
Connecting with Communities Around the World
Now enrolling for January 30 - March 3, 2023
Students ages 8-11 research human impact on the environment in their regions and exchange videos to reveal the issues they are facing and the actions they should take.