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Where Does My Food Come From? STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Where Does My Food Come From? STEM Integrated Project

This is a 2-3 week unit in which students will explore where the food they eat on a regular basis comes from, is grown and processed. In the process, they will learn to read critically, check and read the labels of their food, write a short research paper and a business letter seeking a real world change or info. The Culminating assessments w…

Technical Writing - Instructions for Assembling a Balsa Wood Glider PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Technical Writing - Instructions for Assembling a Balsa Wood Glider PBL Project

This series of four lesson instructs students on the fundamentals of technical writing, leads them through the complex process of writing a set of instructions (for the construction of a simple balsa wood glider) and concludes with the building and flying of the balsa wood glider outlined in their instructions. This project is brought to you by A…

Defend Your Solution to a Real World Problem STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Defend Your Solution to a Real World Problem STEM Integrated Project

This is a Linked Learning unit based on the Engineering Design Process Portfolio Scoring Rubric (EDPPSR) Component 2, which has the following elements: - Design Concept Generation, Analysis and Selection - Application of STEM Principles and Practices - Consideration of Design Viability - The project presented here is the design of a projectile lau…

FAIL! Using the Engineering Design Process to Design an Electric Vehicle STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

FAIL! Using the Engineering Design Process to Design an Electric Vehicle STEM Integrated Project

This unit uses the engineering design process (EDP) to design and build a battery powered go-kart, bicycle, or boat or some other large scale CTE project. In the CTE course, the students choose their project and establish their path throughout the remainder of the course. Introduction to the EDP uses case studies in engineering failures to help rei…

Engineering a Better Mousetrap Car STEM Integrated Project
10 11 12

Engineering a Better Mousetrap Car STEM Integrated Project

Racing (competition) is fundamental to human nature and our way of life. Making the right decisions based on evidence is fundamental to the engineering design process. This project explores competition and decision making through the Mousetrap car. The project is designed to last two weeks. The culmination of this project is a Race Day where s…

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 …

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 …

Agricultural Marketing From Farm to Table PBL Project
12

Agricultural Marketing From Farm to Table PBL Project

From farm to table... with a creative twist! In this project students will take a behind-the-scenes look at the science and art of food marketing, diving in to a world filled with career possibilities and relevant application to the agriculture industry. This PBL project will ask students to take a raw commodity and develop a value-added product…

Grafting Apple Trees PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Grafting Apple Trees PBL Project

Sweet, sour, bitter, bland, juicy, crisp, soft, mushy. These are all adjectives that can be used to describe apples! But how did we get so many types of this fruit, and how can we (gasp) make even more? In the PBL Project "Grafting Apple Trees," students will learn about the value and importance of apple cultivation. Students will learn how to ma…

Four Flower Re-Mix PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

Four Flower Re-Mix PBL Project

In this Project-Based-Learning (PBL) unit for floral design, one set of flowers will be re-made into four separate designs. > ?The first lesson will focus on art elements and principles used in four designs. Lecture will cover definitions of art and practice in designing symbolic art. > The second lesson will outline the design process for a verti…

Holiday Theme Project for Floriculture PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

Holiday Theme Project for Floriculture PBL Project

Don't you just love the holidays? In the floral industry holidays are BIG BUSINESS! This Project Based Lesson set will provide an excellent opportunity for students to explore major holidays and seasons and create their own holiday party vignette! Students will complete a set of lessons to learn about the major holidays that involve the floral indu…

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