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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Form and Function: The Sights and Sounds of Science-Art Projects

High Tech High students explain how their projects combine science and beauty.

Seniors at High Tech High, a San Diego charter school, regularly complete projects that mesh principles of art, physics, engineering, and other sciences. Teachers from the different disciplines colead this effort.

Click on the arrow below each image to hear student designers describe their past projects. (For group projects, an asterisk identifies the student heard.) Click on any image for an enlargement.



The $501 Lock
*Amelia Pludow, Brooke Castro

The Great Bridge
*Andrew Hogan, Brandon Alvarez,
Diego Lynch



The Chaotic Pendulum
Alan Shirey

Zombie Pod
Madeleine McCambridge


Light My Shadow
*Albert Zarzoso, Nicholas Doering


Credit: David Julian

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