Students apply the study of force and ergonomics for practical gain.
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Students slow down and write observations and feelings in the form of haiku.
Fifth grade students become experts on WT's founder through self-directed learning experiences.
Students "yarn bomb" WT stairwells to add color, line, and texture to the spaces
Pre-K's exploration of the Arctic included a visit from the National Aviary.
Fourth and Fifth grade students celebrate Computer Science week with visitors from Google.
Seventh grade students retrace the path of runaway slaves.
Grade 2 students experience the world of engineering.
See how City as Our Campus amplifies student learning – take a look inside Engineering Week and the first grade Urban Planning, Architecture, and Community Development unit!
Entrepreneurship and Product Design
In this year-long Upper School course, students are asked to come up with a product design and feature set that is intended to make other people's lives easier.
With help from the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse, students designed downhill vehicles created from recycled materials and put their vehicles to the test at the culminating “Nerdy Derby."
Urban Planning, Architecture, and Community Development
After experiencing walking tours of local neighborhoods and architecture workshops with City as Our Campus partner Assemble and WT parents, first grade students work together to create spaces that are friendly for everyone in the community.