Power to the People!

Power to the People!

Power to the People! Most project work at the Workshop School is done in your advisory, or paired up with another advisory. When the 9th grade decided to put on a play, they organized into groups across advisories, based on student interest in: Set Design Arts...
Lighting 52nd Street

Lighting 52nd Street

Lighting 52nd Street This spring, a group of students completed a project focused on electricity. They learned how electricity is generated and how different kinds of circuits work. They wired lamps, built a bike generator and created a solar charging system. Working...
Land RAFTS

Land RAFTS

Land RAFTS Land RAFTS are highly efficient, site modular housing kits packed in shipping containers that can be deployed anywhere in the world in the aftermath of natural disasters. The kits include building materials to construct a small, sickness expandable, no rx...
Lamps

Lamps

Lamps Ms. Melville and Mr. Hauger teamed up for a project on lamps: how they work, stuff and how to design and build them. In the first two weeks, they learned about electricity and circuits, and built a simple circuit to light up 1 or 2 bulbs. In the next three...
Greens In A Box

Greens In A Box

Greens In A Box Last year, FreshDirect, an on-line grocery and delivery service new to the Philadelphia area, provided Sustainability Workshop students with fresh, healthy food throughout the school year. They also challenged Workshop students to design and build a...