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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
11

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…

How to Make a French Toasted PB&J -  An Intro Level Cooking Experience PBL Project
6 7 8

How to Make a French Toasted PB&J - An Intro Level Cooking Experience PBL Project

Need a great first cooking lab idea for your middle schoolers? How about a fun, quick cooking project for any student? Take a plain old boring PB&J sandwich to the next level by grilling it French-toast style with your students. This project prepares students with little to no cooking experience to make a quick easy breakfast/lunch/snack. The …

FCCLA Star Event: Teach and Train PBL Project
11 12

FCCLA Star Event: Teach and Train PBL Project

In this project the student will put together the parts of the FCCLA STAR Event, Teach and Train. The student will complete the competition by presenting the project at Region and (if qualified by placing in the top 7 at Regional Competition in California) and State Competition. If the student qualifies, the student will compete in National Compe…

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…

Food Innovations PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Food Innovations PBL Project

"Food Innovations," an individual or team project, asks students to demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts of food product development by creating an original prototype formula/recipe, testing the product through focus groups, and developing a marketing strategy. Participants will demonstrate their knowledge of food preparation, nutrition, foo…

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…

Fabricating a Fixed Pedestal and Dice PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

Fabricating a Fixed Pedestal and Dice PBL Project

Students will fabricate a base, pedestal and 6 sided dice and join them together by fitting up and welding components in a fixed positio,n starting from the base working up, utilizing multiple or single welding processes in 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, 2F, 3F, 4F welding positions. Students will be preparing for American Welding Society certification through t…

But First, Coffee... Coffee Table PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

But First, Coffee... Coffee Table PBL Project

This project consists of key fabrication skills and techniques that prepare a foundation and are transferable for any fabricator or fabrication job. Students learn fundamentals about shop and equipment safety, beginner level blueprint and welding symbol reading, fit-up techniques for alignment of parts to be constructed, and more. Students will n…

Flatbed Trailer Project: Custom Options PBL Project
11 12

Flatbed Trailer Project: Custom Options PBL Project

This is a concentrator/capstone level fabrication project leading students through the design and fabrication of four separate custom features to be added to the "Flatbed Utility Trailer" project found here on CTE Online. Original Project: https://www.cteonline.org/curriculum/project/flatbed-utility-trailer-pbl-project/pgnpLp In this project, stu…

Flatbed Utility Trailer PBL Project
11 12

Flatbed Utility Trailer PBL Project

This is a concentrator/capstone level metals project leading students through the design and fabrication of an all-purpose flatbed utility trailer. Note: This project can be followed by the "Flatbed Trailer Project: Custom Options PBL Project" found here: https://www.cteonline.org/curriculum/project/flatbed-trailer-project-custom-options-pbl-proj…

Tool Tray - Sheet Metal Manufacturing PBL Project
9 10

Tool Tray - Sheet Metal Manufacturing PBL Project

This is an introductory level metals project leading students through the design and fabrication of a sheet metal tool tray project. In this project, students will calculate and layout the necessary materials on a large sheet of galvanized mild steel. Once layout is complete, students will shear to size the sheet material needed to build the tool …

The Absolute Yes and No in Caring for Patients PBL Project
12 A

The Absolute Yes and No in Caring for Patients PBL Project

The absolute “YES” and “NO” in caring for patients is very important and crucial. Medical Assistant students need to assist Physicians not only with the medical tasks and procedures, but also with the best efforts to magnify the “NO HARM” to patients and the “NO LAWSUIT” to Physicians. This project consists of four lesson plans, which are suscept…

Refugee Crisis - STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Refugee Crisis - STEM Integrated Project

Syrian refugees are in urgent need of health and hygiene supplies. These lessons provide students with the knowledge needed to prepare students to give a school-wide presentation on the needs of a refugee. The Health CTE Lessons include: - Refugee Crisis: A Historical Review - Proper Nutrition for a Refugee - Protecting Mental Health and Privacy …

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…

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