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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…

School Lunch Dietitian Detective PBL Project
9 10

School Lunch Dietitian Detective PBL Project

This PBL Project challenges students to understand school lunch criteria, create surveys, administer surveys, and analyze the results. Students will share their finding in a presentation and reflection. Lesson 1: Understanding school lunch menus, history, and criteria used by school lunch programs Lesson 2: Creating a survey to utilize with the…

Start Your Engines: Purchasing and Maintaining a Car PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Start Your Engines: Purchasing and Maintaining a Car PBL Project

Students will learn the complexities of purchasing and owning a car. These lessons fall under the Consumer Services Pathway. The True Cost of a Car is a lesson about all of the costs students might consider when looking at purchasing their first vehicle. Purchasing Options is a lesson about new, used or leased vehicles and how to make that import…

Pre-Job Skills Training (PST) PBL Project
11 12

Pre-Job Skills Training (PST) PBL Project

Do you remember getting your first job? Did it match your expectations of what working would actually be like? The workplace can sometimes present new situations that are difficult to navigate, especially for an inexperienced younger person. A boss that compliments you on what you're wearing...a lot. An attitude that safety is over-rated. Unspoke…

Communication Skills PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

Communication Skills PBL Project

"I have no idea what you are talking about!" "Whatever." "You're an idiot." "Never mind." These are all poor forms of communication. Chances are you've used them and/or you've heard them. Good communication can benefit all of us in all areas of our lives. The following lessons are designed to help students better communicate at home, scho…

Email, Phone and Video Interviewing Skills PBL Project
11 12 A

Email, Phone and Video Interviewing Skills PBL Project

This project consists of a series of lessons in which students learn the rules, norms and manners for using professional email, phone and video communications. The project culminates with the student being asked interview questions by a fellow student and video recording the question/answer session. Students will then evaluate their own and two ot…

Employment Portfolio Unit
7 8 9 10 11 12

Employment Portfolio Unit

The lessons in this unit will consist of activities that teach the student how to write a portfolio for a student organization or for a future job. The areas are: * Job Applications * Resumes *Job Interviews This unit is brought to you by Anita Homesley, with support from the CTE Online curriculum leadership team.

Creating Menus for Special Needs Diets PBL Project
10 11 12

Creating Menus for Special Needs Diets PBL Project

In this Project -Based Lesson Plan students will be faced with a set of dietary problems to solve based on one of the menus for the restaurants for which they are "simulated managers." Students will first research special needs diets, discuss why allergens and customer service relevant to these needs can be critical, and apply these skills to thei…

The Mechanics Of Movement: From Limbs to Levers STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

The Mechanics Of Movement: From Limbs to Levers STEM Integrated Project

This project combines Physics, Biology, and Construction Design to learn about limbs from insects to humans. The physics lessons begin with studying torque and how it causes rotation, following the with experimenting with levers and how to calculate the mechanical advantage. Work and energy of simple levers and how it can be applied to the human …

Green is the New Black - Green Building Design STEM Integrated Project
11

Green is the New Black - Green Building Design STEM Integrated Project

Students will learn the importance of green buildings in relation to individuals and our environment. The guiding essential question is, "What are the benefits and challenges of green construction?" Students will be introduced to the project through videos, quizzes, Powerpoint, and a field trip. At the end of this project, students will be skille…

Developing an Environmental Impact Report PBL Project
10 11 12

Developing an Environmental Impact Report PBL Project

Assessing any given environment is incredibly important as we cannot always see what's truly there. Developing an Environmental Impact Report allows us analyze many components of a site (even the things that we cannot see) before we start a construction project. In this PBL Project, students will learn how to develop an Environmental Impact Repo…

Solar Duino House STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Solar Duino House STEM Integrated Project

In this unit, students will design and build a simple model home that uses solar-generated and stored power to run an arduino-controlled fan cooling and lighting system. They learn how to capture, store, and control solar energy, as well as how to program arduino units to use temperature sensors to accomplish their project. In addition to the CTE/…

Licensing and Regulation of a Quality Childcare Center PBL Project

The core mission of the Child Care Licensing Program is to ensure the health and safety of children in care. The Child Care Licensing Program strives to provide preventive, protective, and quality services to children in care by ensuring that licensed facilities meet established health and safety standards through monitoring facilities, providing t…

Cookie Chemistry! PBL Project
7 8 9 10

Cookie Chemistry! PBL Project

In this project students will learn the fundamentals of creating a cookie. The students will begin with the history of the chocolate chip cookie, to the function of the ingredients, to the use of tools and techniques, to the culmination of a cookie exchange. Lesson 1 - This introductory lesson will teach students the history of the chocolate ch…

How to Make a French Toasted PB&J -  An Intro Level Cooking Experience PBL Project
6 7 8

How to Make a French Toasted PB&J - An Intro Level Cooking Experience PBL Project

Need a great first cooking lab idea for your middle schoolers? How about a fun, quick cooking project for any student? Take a plain old boring PB&J sandwich to the next level by grilling it French-toast style with your students. This project prepares students with little to no cooking experience to make a quick easy breakfast/lunch/snack. The …

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