Curriculum

Model and Featured
Curriculum Type
CTE Industries
K-12 Subjects
Gene Therapy PBL Project
9 10

Gene Therapy PBL Project

Gene Therapy is considered as one of the most innovative techniques in disease treatment. Instead of using the traditional drug-based approach, it has the potential to correct the underlying genetic problems by fixing the defective gene that causes the illness . However, gene therapy is not a molecular bandage that can automatically correct the pro…

Stem Cell Research Proposal STEM Integrated Project
10 11

Stem Cell Research Proposal STEM Integrated Project

In this project that will take approximately 2 1/2 weeks to complete, students explore Stem Cell Research from the vantage point of three curricular areas: As a social scientist with regards to ethics and global issues, a medical scientists with respect to clinical trials and treatment of disease, and from our English teacher, the patient perspecti…

The Drug Development Process STEM Project
9 10 11 12

The Drug Development Process STEM Project

This unit is an ambitious undertaking to capture the essence of the drug development process and make the information accessible to high school students. The lessons are linked by a common scenario taken from the Secrets of the Rainforest lab by Bio-Rad which is as follows: "While hiking through the Andean Rainforest, Tisha obtains medicinal pla…

Developing a New Drug PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Developing a New Drug PBL Project

Millions of Americans take prescription drugs on a daily basis. There are pink pills, blue pills, yellow caplets, red and black capsules and a seemingly endless array of others in medicine vials and sitting on shelves. But have you ever considered exactly how these medications ended up in medicine cabinets? In this project students will take a j…

DNA and Genetic Mutation STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

DNA and Genetic Mutation STEM Integrated Project

Students will learn about the structure and function of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). Additionally, students will learn about the translation of DNA into biological traits. If the DNA is mutated, the consequences can be good or bad. Often random mutations, caused by mutagens, result in unexpected outcomes or even harmful consequences. This unit wi…

Microbial Organisms in a Microcosm STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Microbial Organisms in a Microcosm STEM Integrated Project

In this unit, students will learn about the ubiquitous nature of microorganisms, the conditions that foster growth of organisms and the sometimes negative effects. This unit is intended to be an Interdisciplinary approach to microorganisms. In addition to the CTE/STEM focus of the unit/project lessons, educators will find academic lessons in Biote…

The Epic Epidemiological Examination STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

The Epic Epidemiological Examination STEM Integrated Project

This unit dives deep into a journey that examines basic characteristics of viruses, introduces the concept of index cases and patient zero and elicits the importance of ELISA testing in case identification. It illuminates human tragedy and the impact of an array of public health epidemics that transformed approaches in disease prevention and interv…

Medical Milestones
11 12

Medical Milestones

Students will work in collaborative teams to research a medical milestone and use technology to create a presentation to the peers

Fabricating a Fixed Pedestal and Dice PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

Fabricating a Fixed Pedestal and Dice PBL Project

Students will fabricate a base, pedestal and 6 sided dice and join them together by fitting up and welding components in a fixed positio,n starting from the base working up, utilizing multiple or single welding processes in 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, 2F, 3F, 4F welding positions. Students will be preparing for American Welding Society certification through t…

But First, Coffee... Coffee Table PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

But First, Coffee... Coffee Table PBL Project

This project consists of key fabrication skills and techniques that prepare a foundation and are transferable for any fabricator or fabrication job. Students learn fundamentals about shop and equipment safety, beginner level blueprint and welding symbol reading, fit-up techniques for alignment of parts to be constructed, and more. Students will n…

Flatbed Trailer Project: Custom Options PBL Project
11 12

Flatbed Trailer Project: Custom Options PBL Project

This is a concentrator/capstone level fabrication project leading students through the design and fabrication of four separate custom features to be added to the "Flatbed Utility Trailer" project found here on CTE Online. Original Project: https://www.cteonline.org/curriculum/project/flatbed-utility-trailer-pbl-project/pgnpLp In this project, stu…

Flatbed Utility Trailer PBL Project
11 12

Flatbed Utility Trailer PBL Project

This is a concentrator/capstone level metals project leading students through the design and fabrication of an all-purpose flatbed utility trailer. Note: This project can be followed by the "Flatbed Trailer Project: Custom Options PBL Project" found here: https://www.cteonline.org/curriculum/project/flatbed-trailer-project-custom-options-pbl-proj…

Tool Tray - Sheet Metal Manufacturing PBL Project
9 10

Tool Tray - Sheet Metal Manufacturing PBL Project

This is an introductory level metals project leading students through the design and fabrication of a sheet metal tool tray project. In this project, students will calculate and layout the necessary materials on a large sheet of galvanized mild steel. Once layout is complete, students will shear to size the sheet material needed to build the tool …

Fashion, Design & Market a Necktie PBL Project
9 10

Fashion, Design & Market a Necktie PBL Project

In this project, students will be able to learn about the elements and principles of design as it relates to the Fashion industry. Students will apply the elements and principles of design to a "line" of neckties for a "high-end" department store such as Nordstrom's or Bloomingdale's. Students will also learn about wholesale vs retail, and create…

Fashion & Design: Creating a Clothing Line PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Fashion & Design: Creating a Clothing Line PBL Project

Have you even wanted to design your own line of clothes? In the PBL project "Fashion & Design: Creating a Clothing Line," students will get to do just that! They'll research trends and influencing factors of fashion through the decades and then use what they've learned along with their own individuality and creative ability to develop a sportswear…

1-15 of 339 Items