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Chicken Co-Op - Creating a Commercial Chicken Cooperative STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Chicken Co-Op - Creating a Commercial Chicken Cooperative STEM Integrated Project

This project is a collaborative effort between Agriculture & Soil Chemistry, Animal Science, English Language Arts and Mathematics. The project culminates in a commercial chicken cooperative operation on the school grounds. This project can be utilized to lay the groundwork for building a laying hen operation to return funds to the agriculture prog…

Genetics and Agriculture (SAB3.1 c&d) PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Genetics and Agriculture (SAB3.1 c&d) PBL Project

Genetics are an incredibly important aspect of Agriculture. In order to use genetics to our advantage, we must first understand how they are passed from parents to offspring, how they are expressed, and even how the environment can affect them. This project helps students identify the difference between dominant and recessive traits while understan…

9 10 11 12

FFA Issues and Topics

This unit contains lessons about the aim, purpose, history and structure of the FFA. Other lessons are about the opportunities in FFA such as awards, contests (career development opportunities), leadership opportunities and conferences.

9 10 11 12

California Agricultural Record Book

This 10-15 hour unit contains lessons on components, entering information, completing the record book as well as how to use the record book for awards and recognition.

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.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Model PBL Project
10 11 12

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Model PBL Project

People are starting to be concerned about the environmental impact of transporting food long distances. They want their food grown locally, not only for personal health reasons, but for the health of the planet. In addition, many urban communities are embracing locally grown food to eradicate food deserts. It is this "Grow Local" sentiment that i…

Preventing the Superbug: Antibiotics and Agriculture STEM Integrated Project
11 12

Preventing the Superbug: Antibiotics and Agriculture STEM Integrated Project

The use of antibiotics in animal agriculture is quickly becoming a point of contention for both producers and consumers. This project investigates the use of antibiotics from a producer perspective, from the government perspective, and in their English course students will learn to analyze and write about the information that is presented. As stud…

Safety and Sanitation - Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation
7 8 9 10 11 12

Safety and Sanitation - Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

The foundation of food service and hospitality services. Using industry standards to teach "Food Code" students will understand, demonstrate and apply principles of food safety and sanitation on a daily basis in labs, activities and all applications through the flow of food. Students will understand national, state and local agencies responsible fo…

Pre-Production: The Importance of Storytelling, Story Boards, Scripts and Set Design PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Pre-Production: The Importance of Storytelling, Story Boards, Scripts and Set Design PBL Project

Video Production requires planning. This "Pre-Production" process includes developing a concept, planning the story structure, content and substance, writing up a treatment, creating set and storyboard drawings, and building a proper script. Students will go through this process using industry-standard software (Celtx) to create sets, storyboards a…

The Business and Science of Fidget Spinners! STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

The Business and Science of Fidget Spinners! STEM Integrated Project

"Fidget spinners" were originally marketed as aides for individuals with anxiety, autism and ADHD - some pitches include promises of greater concentration for people with those conditions, or even bring out the creative genius lying deep within you. Fidget spinners are small, ball-bearing devices that the user can rotate between his or her finger…

Making a Domino on a CNC Mill - PBL Project
9 10

Making a Domino on a CNC Mill - PBL Project

Make a Domino on a CNC Mill. This project introduces the safe setup and operation of a CNC Mill, with opportunities to program a custom domino. Lessons: 1. How does the CNC Mill work? Make a Domino, using a CNC Mill. In this lesson, the students will explore how a CNC Mill works. In associated lessons, the students w…

Manufacturing a Model Steam Engine - PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Manufacturing a Model Steam Engine - PBL Project

Explore engineering and machining through the lens of a working model steam engine powered by compressed air! Students will learn about the history and importance of steam engines as they dive into critical print reading skills, CAD/CAM practice, and manufacturing. Lesson 1: Steam engine history and important technical skills Lesson 2: Print re…

Milling Machine - Create a Toy Maze PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

Milling Machine - Create a Toy Maze PBL Project

This project is an introductory/familiarization project for students using a manual milling machine. Using a manual mill, student will design and machine a small child's toy maze. The main objective is for students to learn how to setup and machine a simple part. Students will learn the basics of running a Bridgeport style mill, including, tool s…

Manufacturing- Fishing Lure PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Manufacturing- Fishing Lure PBL Project

This project will teach students how to design and fabricate a Ling cod fishing jig lure. Throughout the four lessons in this project, students will learn the design features that a Ling cod jig should have, create a materials list, equipment safety, fabrication, finishing processes and test their lures.Students will also do a cost analysis on lu…

Organ Donation PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Organ Donation PBL Project

This project dives into the topic of organ donation and its importance, including how to overcome the stigma of organ transplants. Topics covered in this project include the body systems, how our bodies use organs, which organs can be transplanted, and all about tissue transplants. At the end of the lesson student will create a brochure on orga…

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