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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…

Super-Empowering Your Substitute Lesson Series

Super-empowering Your Substitute: This is a series of lesson plans that are designed for teachers to use when they require a substitute. The activities will be easily modified to meet needs in either forensic science or law enforcement; however, the thinking behind the activities will allow any teacher to adapt them to their discipline. Lesson 1:…

Forensic Anthropology PBL Project
10 11 12 A C

Forensic Anthropology PBL Project

Discovery of skeletal remains provides a number of leads for identification of the victim and possibly the Cause of Death (COD). In these activities students will be handling bones as complete skeletons and articulated/separate parts. Identifying sex based upon skull features and the pelvic structure. Identifying height based upon long bone measu…

Who's Getting Away? Finding a Pattern using Forensics STEM Integrated Project
10 11 12

Who's Getting Away? Finding a Pattern using Forensics STEM Integrated Project

While watching an episode of a CSI type show or reading a crime novel, one can't help but wonder if the "science" being used is, well, truly scientific! While we can't vouch for the methods of TV crime fighters, the fact remains that the knowledge and use of scientific methods are critical to solving crime. In this STEM Integrated project "Who's …

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…

Processing a Vehicular Crime Scene PBL Project
9 11 12 A C

Processing a Vehicular Crime Scene PBL Project

This is a series of four lesson plans, intended for the start of a second year course, as a review of protocols and skills, or at the end of the first year course as a challenge of applied skills and knowledge. For the second year students it is a Formative assessment, whereas for the first year students a Summative assessment This project is bro…

Who Done It? Crime Scene Investigation STEAM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Who Done It? Crime Scene Investigation STEAM Integrated Project

Every day crimes are committed. In the United States, we are all protected by law to be innocent until PROVEN guilty if accused of committing a crime. This project goes all the way through processing a crime scene, to determining who, how and why the crime was committed, then how the suspect is tried through the Judiciary System where the public de…

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…

Search Warrants: A Simple Tool and Responsibility - Criminal Justice Capstone Course PBL Project
10 11 12

Search Warrants: A Simple Tool and Responsibility - Criminal Justice Capstone Course PBL Project

In these lessons the students examine the 4th Amendment and how it is applied so that our government has reasonable limitations in how we enforce our laws. Students learn how to determine when a search warrant is required, how to legally and fairly obtain a warrant, how to serve the warrant and what happens next. In the culminating lesson, the st…

Community Policing in Today's Society STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Community Policing in Today's Society STEM Integrated Project

Does the current police/community conflict concern you? Would you like your students to take a active role in improving police/community relations? If so, this is the project for you. In this project, students will take a historical look at the practices affecting policing (immigration in early 1900s, civil rights movement in the 1960s, racial ten…

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…

Newton's Laws of Physics with Unity 3D PBL Project

In this 4 part project, students will create a series of mini projects with Newton's Laws of Physics using the Unity 3D gaming engine. The Project will be begin with a brief study and biography of Sir Isaac Newton and the laws of motion.The first project will explore the law of gravity, and students will create a 3D game object, apply gravity, and…

How to get your Dream Job as a Game Designer PBL Project
8 9 10 12

How to get your Dream Job as a Game Designer PBL Project

This project will lead students through the process of learning how to get that job as a video game designer! Lesson 1: Students will begin the "Journey of Discovery" to locate a video game design company to begin their careers. Using Internet resources, teacher materials, and outside professionals, students will learn what various jobs are requir…

Game Design: The Hero's Journey STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Game Design: The Hero's Journey STEM Integrated Project

In this interactive unit, students will learn about game design and programming at the same time as they learn about plot and character development in the creation of a game of their own. They will use already tested tools like Video Game Maker to make interactive games and Scratch programming language to learn how to program and animate objects in…

Introduction to Video Game Development Using Game Maker
7 8 9 10 11 12

Introduction to Video Game Development Using Game Maker

Do you want to develop computer games without spending countless hours learning how to become a programmer? Then you've come to the right place. Game Maker allows you to make exciting computer games, without the need to write a single line of code. Making games with Game Maker is a lot of fun. Using easy to learn drag-and-drop actions, you can cre…

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