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Do the Rot Thing: Waste Management PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Do the Rot Thing: Waste Management PBL Project

Problem: How can an agriculturalist regenerate ecosystems as well as return nutrients to the soil to benefit plant growth in a natural way with the interaction of the food and fiber systems in conjunction with natural cycles, while eliminating organic matter ? Students will examine the principle of composting organic material, and the process of…

The Science Behind Agriculture - Creating Mini Labs PBL Project
9 10 11 12

The Science Behind Agriculture - Creating Mini Labs PBL Project

Student groups will design and complete an inquiry based mini-lab experiment to expand on their knowledge of the particular industry sector they researched from the previous activity. Choosing a focus from one of the areas of concern or issues within their sector, students will then design and implement an experiment that tests factors contributing…

Cookie Chemistry! PBL Project
7 8 9 10

Cookie Chemistry! PBL Project

In this project students will learn the fundamentals of creating a cookie. The students will begin with the history of the chocolate chip cookie, to the function of the ingredients, to the use of tools and techniques, to the culmination of a cookie exchange. Lesson 1 - This introductory lesson will teach students the history of the chocolate ch…

How to Stir-Fry PBL Project
9 10 11 12

How to Stir-Fry PBL Project

One of life's daily challenges is opening up your refrigerator and having to create a healthful meal from the ingredients we find. Stir-frying is a cooking technique that was born in China, as a result of a fuel shortage. In this project, students will learn how to use leftover vegetables and protein to create a quick meal by stir-frying them. Les…

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,…

Let It Stew PBL Project
8 9 10 11 12 A

Let It Stew PBL Project

Students will learn the steps and procedures to Make a Stew. Lesson ONE covers proper hygiene for hands, clothing and hair. In Lesson TWO, students will learn and practice proper knife skills, including 3 specific cuts for vegetables. Lesson THREE has the making of a full bodied beef stock, tasting fresh herbs, and putting those knife cuts into pr…

Gingerbread House PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Gingerbread House PBL Project

Gingerbread houses are the number one rated dessert in the world during Christmas time. Since the 15th Century, ginger has turned to gingerbread and now has evolved into gingerbread houses. Gingerbread houses have become a popular tradition for families around the world. Gingerbread houses allow for creative and take inspiration of pop culture t…

Making Chicken Parmesan and a Classic Italian Meal PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Making Chicken Parmesan and a Classic Italian Meal PBL Project

Italian cuisine has influenced food culture around the world and is viewed as a form of art by many. Wine, cheese and pasta are important part of Italian meals. The project will introduce students to Italian cuisine as we know it and prepare them to make a classic Italian dinner meal: Chicken Parmesan, salad and Italian dressing. Lesson 1 - Studen…

Safety and Sanitation - Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation
7 8 9 10 11 12

Safety and Sanitation - Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

The foundation of food service and hospitality services. Using industry standards to teach "Food Code" students will understand, demonstrate and apply principles of food safety and sanitation on a daily basis in labs, activities and all applications through the flow of food. Students will understand national, state and local agencies responsible fo…

Gas or Electric Vehicle? Environmental Impact, Safety and Economics of Gas vs. Electric Cars PBL Project
10 11 12

Gas or Electric Vehicle? Environmental Impact, Safety and Economics of Gas vs. Electric Cars PBL Project

Money being equal, would you purchase a gas or electric car? Many times, the purchase decisions we make come by without thinking of their history or impact on the environment and society. One of the biggest purchases many people will make will be purchasing a car. This decision is at times solely based on aesthetics or performance. Throughout this…

Vehicle Maintenance PBL Project

In this fast paced world we live in today, managing your personal and professional lives can be hectic. If you do not have your own mode of transportation life can be rough. To make your life easier you should find your own way of transportation. Purchasing a vehicle is one of the largest investments you will be make. Throughout the course of this…

Automotive Technology Maintenance Consumables PBL Project
9 10 11 12 C

Automotive Technology Maintenance Consumables PBL Project

Automotive Technology Maintenance Consumables (ATMC) Automotive Maintenance and Service is a foundation skill set required for proficiency in the Automotive Technology Industry Pathway. This lesson series addresses the approaches taken in addressing the upkeep and maintenance of automobiles and their engines from the standpoint of consumables (sp…

Creating My Teacher Website PBL Project
11 12

Creating My Teacher Website PBL Project

In this PBL, students will create their own teacher webpage for their prospective teaching career. This would be a work-in-progress project, as they prepare for their career in teaching in the capstone class. Student will create a Weebly website and have at least four components: a Powtoon video, introducing themselves as teachers; a welcome letter…

Classroom Management:  Building Classroom Relationships PBL Project
11 12 A C

Classroom Management: Building Classroom Relationships PBL Project

Students will explore the most challenging aspect of teaching, classroom management. They will examine positive interaction, guidance, and discipline strategies that build relationships and establish effective classroom management. Lesson 1 - This lesson draws students into thinking about, discussing, and describing the underlying causes of chaos…

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…

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