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Creating Integrated Instruction - Training Module
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Creating Integrated Instruction - Training Module

These six lessons are designed to be delivered to teams of teachers in groups of three. Teams should have one Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher and two academic core teachers. It is suggested that three additional teachers experienced in the created of integrated instruction support the instruction as well. These "Team Leads" typically …

Modern Day Slavery PSA STEM Integrated Project
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Modern Day Slavery PSA STEM Integrated Project

Middle School students will expand their concept of slavery beyond U.S. Civil War stereotypes to include modern-day slavery. They will chose a topic from the general topic of modern day slavery to focus on further study and project work. The culminating project is a Public Service announcement video, either told in narrative style or informative.…

Creating A STEM-Themed Amusement Park (CAMS AP) STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11

Creating A STEM-Themed Amusement Park (CAMS AP) STEM Integrated Project

CAMS AP is an interdisciplinary project that is designed to have teams of students working together to design, promote, market and create a STEM-themed amusement park. The culminating activity in the project is an investor fair where students will try to convince potential investors to fund their theme park project. This project is meant to be com…

Desk Top Name Plate STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Desk Top Name Plate STEM Integrated Project

The Desktop Sign is a great quick project that can be made of either wood or metal. The project is designed to apply geometry skills, specifically parallel lines and transversals. Students will see how an understanding of geometry will help to create the two parts of a Desktop Sign by reducing the material needed. The project starts with the stud…

Smoke It! PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Smoke It! PBL Project

In these four PBL lessons, students will work together to identify rolls, tasks, and materials needed to construct a 55 gallon smoker. Students will use Geometry to layout with accurate measurements. Students will also use hand tools to drill and fabricate the barrel portion of a Smoker/BBQ. They will also use forming techniques to fabricate the f…

Don't Let The Cloud Rain On Your Dreams - STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Don't Let The Cloud Rain On Your Dreams - STEM Integrated Project

Students will realize the importance of technology as they embark on the college and career adventure. A+/Cisco Academy students will share their technology knowledge and practice their customer service skills with the AVID students. These lessons could be easily be adapted to an integrated team of social science or ELA students. Culminating proj…

Lock It Up! STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Lock It Up! STEM Integrated Project

This project will teach students how to design and fabricate a steel lock box. Students will learn the design features that a lock box should have, create a materials list for it and then fabricate the lock box. Students will also explore the need for a lock box in today's changing world. Welding and Fabrication concepts that are taught are meas…

Crime Scene Community Awareness PBL Project
10 11 12

Crime Scene Community Awareness PBL Project

In this project the students will learn about the problem of crime scene contamination. The students begin with a missing person case that develops into a homicide. The homicide is then linked to a kidnapping for ransom case. As the students examine the evidence they learn that, otherwise well meaning individuals have inadvertently contaminated th…

Rainwater Collection System STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Rainwater Collection System STEM Integrated Project

This project will help students understand the use and needs of water from a state level to a garden level. Students will gain an understanding of California's drought patterns, take a look a how and where water is used in the state, then move into study their local watershed. Finally, they will look at the water needs for their high school gard…

It IS Rocket Science! STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

It IS Rocket Science! STEM Integrated Project

This is a fun project. Students will create rockets of their own and launch them. They will be in competition to get the highest altitude achieved. Along the way they will learn many skills in CAD software, printing parts on a 3D printer and mathematics skills of plotting various quadratic equations on a graphical calculator. The software tool …

Nursing as a Career STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Nursing as a Career STEM Integrated Project

In this unit, students will explore health careers as well as what it is like to be a nurse. Students will also learn about and be able to demonstrate how to take basic vital signs. In addition to the CTE/STEM focus of the unit/project lessons, educators will find academic lessons in History that supplement the primary core area of study. The str…

Residential Concrete : Foundations and Form STEM Integrated Project

In these lessons students will be learning about the Pythagorean Theorem, the importance in anchor bolts and the proper way to mix concrete. They will also learn how to mix concrete to do a slump test, and learn what and why slump tests are so important. The culminating lesson is a great way for the students to showcase all that they have learned b…

The Puppy Project: Algorithms and Objects for Beginning Java Coders PBL Project
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The Puppy Project: Algorithms and Objects for Beginning Java Coders PBL Project

The National Puppy Shelter is having a problem. People are adopting cute puppies, but they don’t know what the dogs will be like when they grow to maturity. In "The Puppy Project: Algorithms and Objects for Beginning Java Coders" within the Information and Communication Technologies sector, students will create virtual dogs as java objects in or…

Tech Tales: Level One Tech Support Service Calls PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Tech Tales: Level One Tech Support Service Calls PBL Project

In this series of lessons, students will learn the essentials of customer service (netiquette) along with the different types of personalities of end-users, and the 6 Steps of the Troubleshooting Process. Students will complete a "real world" simulation of an actual IT Level One Technical Support call by troubleshooting either an actual problem o…

Crime Scenes as Assessment Tools PBL Project
10 11 12 A

Crime Scenes as Assessment Tools PBL Project

Haven't you ever been tempted to create the "perfect crime"? Now's your chance. Crime scene processing is a highly anticipated activity by students in any forensic science class. Curiosity from all they have seen on TV and movies combined with enthusiasm to being able to actually do these activities themselves together creates an ideal learning …

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