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High school capstone projects?

Hey, I've been hearing about capstone projects in high school. Can anyone give me some info on what they are and how they work? What exactly do students usually do for a capstone project?

7 months ago

Hey there! High school capstone projects are typically long-term, in-depth assignments that allow students to explore a subject they're passionate about. They usually consist of research, a creative component, and a final presentation or reflection. The goal is to give students an opportunity to apply what they've learned during their high school years and grow their problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

The specifics of capstone projects can vary widely depending on the school and the topic the student chooses. Some might focus on community service, others on a specific scientific or artistic endeavor. Typically, part of the point is that each student has the flexibility to focus on a topic that interests them, rather than something predetermined.

For example, a student interested in environmental issues might create a recycling campaign for their school or community, while someone passionate about music could compose a unique piece and organize a performance.

If you'd like to know more about capstone projects, you can read up on them on CollegeVine's blog: https://blog.collegevine.com/what-is-a-capstone-project-in-high-school. If you do end up completing one yourself, good luck!

7 months ago

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