Independent Research


A Signature Moravian Experience

Real-world research and insights
that take passion projects to the next level.
A signature experience at Moravian and a transformative one for students, the Comenius Project pays tribute to the Moravian scholar who inspired the school’s founders in 1742. Upper Schoolers design an independent honors project and bring it to fruition under faculty mentorship. Come spring, the results are presented to—and celebrated with—the school community.

Projects span the arts and sciences, economics and ethics—perhaps converting a Jeep from gasoline to electric power or studying the effect of sleep on the concentration of high schoolers. Whatever the topic, projects lead students to explore career areas, refine college goals, and pursue passions.

The Comenius Project is the culmination of several programs that teach students how to do independent research. It is a valuable skill sought by colleges and employers and the kind of real-world learning that would make Comenius proud.

2021 COMENIUS PROJECTS

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