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The Puppy Project: Algorithms and Objects for Beginning Java Coders PBL Project
7 8 9 10 11 12 A

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…

The Process of Data Collection and Analysis PBL Project
9 10 11 12

The Process of Data Collection and Analysis PBL Project

Where there are humans there is data. Computing has enabled researchers to use data to explore questions related to large issues such as climate change, human behavior and habitats. This project has been designed to allow students the opportunity to experience the process of data collection and analysis. The goal is to prepare students to collect…

The Power of a Healing Garden STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

The Power of a Healing Garden STEM Integrated Project

What are the effects of war on mental health? How can the creation of "Therapeutic Garden" help those affected by war? In the STEM Integrated Project, "The Power of a Healing Garden," students will explore psychological disorders such as PTSD and depression and look at current methods of treatment. Students will then use their knowledge in the de…

The Other Crime Scene STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

The Other Crime Scene STEM Integrated Project

In a violent crime, much of the evidence may be found on the victim and suspect. In these circumstances, the body becomes a crime scene. Crimes of violence are usually considered a more important type of crime than a crime merely involving private property or the public peace, so realizing that evidence may be present and taking the time and effort…

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 …

The Maillard Reaction and Caramelization PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A C

The Maillard Reaction and Caramelization PBL Project

These four lessons will give students the opportunity to learn and explore about the Maillard Reaction and Caramelization. They will have the opportunity to discover about color, taste, texture, flavor descriptions and what it takes to make a great French Onion soup. The students will go through the process of studying about the different concepts,…

THE JAVENGERS - Java Super and Abstract Classes with Interfaces - PBL
9 10 11 12

THE JAVENGERS - Java Super and Abstract Classes with Interfaces - PBL

In this series of lessons, students will learn the essentials of Super Classes, Abstract Classes, and Interfaces in the Java Programming Language. They will write each of these by creating their own Super Hero objects! Lesson 1:This project introduces students to the very important concepts of Inheritance, Abstract classes, and Interfaces. Student…

The Interpretation of Art Through Floral Designs PBL Project
9 10 11 12

The Interpretation of Art Through Floral Designs PBL Project

Art comes in many shapes and sizes. Often times, individuals are surprised to find that floral designs fall in to the realm of art. It is not uncommon to see recreations and interpretations of various forms of artwork. This project asks students to define interpretation, investigate various forms of artwork, then choose one piece of artwork that …

The Ethics of Medical Research STEM Integrated Project
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The Ethics of Medical Research STEM Integrated Project

Students will explore ethical issues that are related to medical research and the impact of these issues as related to Biotechnology, American Literature, U.S. History and Mathematics. The culminating projects has students working collaboratively in a group to apply what they know about civil rights, biotechnology, and the exploitation of vulnera…

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…

The Engineering Design Process: Design a Soccer Cleat Dirt Removal Mat PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

The Engineering Design Process: Design a Soccer Cleat Dirt Removal Mat PBL Project

As time and technology have advanced, the process of designing products has become quicker, more precise, and more efficient, which enables changes to be made when needed. The process for getting a concept to a marketable solution is also being completed with higher quality and in far less time. In this project, students will work in teams of two …

The Effect of Blade Design STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

The Effect of Blade Design STEM Integrated Project

This unit is part of a much bigger, semester-long CTE project. The completed project involves the construction of a wind turbine and its charge controller, as well as the supporting academic instruction, safety and tool lessons, and testing and performance investigations. This unit focuses on the introductory components of this project and would ea…

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…

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…

The Body As A Crime Scene STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

The Body As A Crime Scene STEM Integrated Project

In any assault, whether it's a punch in the nose or a murder, the BODY is a crime scene in its own right. It contains physical evidence that can be examined in place, documented, collected and then subjected to further detailed analysis in the crime laboratory. When done in a careful, methodical manner an unbiased story of what happened can be dis…

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