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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/…

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

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…

Give and Let Live! Blood Banking PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Give and Let Live! Blood Banking PBL Project

How to meet the needs of millions....1 pint at a time! Students will explore the amazing hidden world of blood and blood banks. As they advance their knowledge to the types of cells used in blood banking they can apply this to practicing the routine tests of hematocrit and blood smear analysis. Their capstone project is to prepare an educational s…

Creating a Public Health Plan PBL Project

This project consists of a series of four lesson plans and serves as an introduction to the fundamental functions of the public health system. The relationship between the public health system and individual health will also be evaluated through the lens of public health best practices and procedures. The Public Health Plan project provides studen…

Planning for Disaster STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Planning for Disaster STEM Integrated Project

Students will explore and identify roles of the health care workers regarding man-made or natural disasters, active threats, and health emergencies in their area. Students will form a School Disaster Plan based on natural disasters or hazards that may threaten their school. Students will gain experience categorizing patients using color tags duri…

Healthy Lifestyle STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Healthy Lifestyle STEM Integrated Project

This unit focuses on the various components of a healthy lifestyle which include nutrition and exercise and their benefits to body systems/homeostasis. Moreover, students will research the adverse effects of poor health choices in conjunction with the critical analysis of The Great Gatsby. The culminating project: Student teams will research, cre…

Diabetes - A National Epidemic? PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Diabetes - A National Epidemic? PBL Project

Diabetes has become a National Epidemic. 9.4% of the American population or 30.3 million people had diabetes. It is just as high amongst our senior citizens. It is expected that 1.5 million Americans will be diagnosed annually. 193,000 under the age of 20 are diagnosed with diabetes. And finally, of those diagnosed with diabetes over 55% are m…

Basic Life Support for Adults, Adolescents/Children, Infants, and AED Use PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

Basic Life Support for Adults, Adolescents/Children, Infants, and AED Use PBL Project

Basic Life Support (BLS) Project Overview The Basic Life Support Overview is a lesson plan series that takes students from Adult to Pediatric resuscitative protocols as given by the International Red Cross. Red Cross protocols were chosen as they are not subject to copyright restrictions for education use with proper attribution cited throughout.…

To Vape or Not to Vape PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

To Vape or Not to Vape PBL Project

In this age of flavored smoke and e-cigarettes, we need to help our students take a critical look at this new type of smoking and ask themselves this vital question: Is "vaping" bad for you? In this project, students will attempt to determine if vaping e-cigarettes are indeed harmful to your health. Throughout these lessons, students will: -Iden…

Prevent the Spread - All About the Immune System PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Prevent the Spread - All About the Immune System PBL Project

Description: You never hear anyone cheering "Let’s hear it for leukocytes!", but these tiny but mighty cells are just one component of the system that protects the body from infection. The immune system is something that most people, take for granted. They don't understand that there is an intricate system inside the body, a layer of defenses, whic…

How Real is the Ebola Epidemic? STEM Integrated Project
10 11 12

How Real is the Ebola Epidemic? STEM Integrated Project

This project aims to educate students on the facts about the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). It also discusses the issues surrounding the disease and its implications on the health services and protocol in West Africa and the United States. This project can be finished in 2-3 weeks depending on the depth of discussion in class. Each lesson has an asses…

Infection Control Community Teaching PBL Project
11 12 A

Infection Control Community Teaching PBL Project

There are four lessons in this project. In lesson one, students will acquire the knowledge of the similarities and differences of bacteria and viruses. In lesson two, students will be introduced to the first defense against diseases, which is handwashing. Students will identify and recall the terminology connected to this lesson. The lesson will co…

Sports and Entertainment Promotional Plan PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Sports and Entertainment Promotional Plan PBL Project

Whether you are watching a famous athlete make an unbelievable play or witnessing a sensational singing performance, the world of sports and entertainment is never boring. Sports and Entertainment Marketing is a up and coming career choice for our youth. The PBL project of Sports and Entertainment Marketing immerses students into this glamorous fie…

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