Passion Projects Presented

POSTED BY The Wellington School ON June 12, 2017 IN

Eighth graders gave short TED-like Talks for audiences as a final project for language arts. Students selected topics of their choice to research, write a paper, and present their analysis to peers, faculty, and family. The project was the culmination of their yearlong class work.

Topics included:

  • The future of high performance vehicles
  • Clean energy transportation
  • Physics and architecture of skyscrapers
  • The feasibility of our current transportation system and the future of high speed rail
  • Clean energy
  • Poverty in Haiti
  • Service animals
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Marine biology
  • Gender equality
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Personalities and what affects them
  • Residual effects of slavery
  • Coral reefs—warm water and cold water
  • Oceanography
  • Refugees
  • Political cartoons
  • Communism
  • Veterinary science
  • Astrology
  • Time crystals
  • The science and physics of tennis
  • Clear Creek Metro Park
  • Hosting the Olympics
  • Middle school girl drama
  • Childhood depression
  • Water pollution
  • The Indiana bat
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