The Private Eye - looking closely and thinking by analogy with jeweler's loupes and inquiry method for hands-on interdisciplinary science, art, writing, math, and more

Jeweler's LoupeStudent Portfolios of Interdisciplinary Private Eye Art and Writing
Arts Integration: Portfolios, poetry, and more...

Here we offer a sampling of the writing and drawing produced by students (and teachers) when using The Private Eye inquiry process and a jeweler's loupe.  Lesson plan ideas galore!  One note: in everycase the original size of the work was larger than what is diplayed here. Click on any image and start your tour.
Light Bulbs and Edison

Grade 5

Fingerprints, Plants
and Nutrition

Grade 1

Look Into Our Eyes
Grade 3 & 4
FingerPrints Grades 9-12FingerPrints
Grades 9 - 12

Grades 3 - 13
Designer Insect GalleryDesigner Insects
Middle School

A School is Like a Garden!
Grades 1 & 2

Autumn Leaves Gallery
Autumn Leaves Gallery
Middle School

Writing Gallery

Undersea Worlds
Sea Horses

Grade 3
Like Blake / Like Thoreau Gallery
Like Blake / Like Thoreau

Light Bulb RAP!
Model - 8th grade
physical science
Birmingham Botanical Garden Gallery
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
SeaStar with The Private Eye
Undersea Worlds

Grade 2
Towers 'N Flowers Gallery
Towers 'N Flowers
Middle School

History of Transportation in the US
History of
in the U.S
Grade 4 & 5

Tohono Desert Ecology Gallery
Tohono Chul
Desert Ecology

Money Gallery
Grade 3 & 4

Screws Gallery
Something Screwy in Kingergarten/Grade 1

Private Eye Zinnia Gallery link

Zinnia Zoom!
3rd Grade

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