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Employment Portfolio Unit
7 8 9 10 11 12

Employment Portfolio Unit

The lessons in this unit will consist of activities that teach the student how to write a portfolio for a student organization or for a future job. The areas are: * Job Applications * Resumes *Job Interviews This unit is brought to you by Anita Homesley, with support from the CTE Online curriculum leadership team.

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…

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 …

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…

Developing an Environmental Impact Report PBL Project
10 11 12

Developing an Environmental Impact Report PBL Project

Assessing any given environment is incredibly important as we cannot always see what's truly there. Developing an Environmental Impact Report allows us analyze many components of a site (even the things that we cannot see) before we start a construction project. In this PBL Project, students will learn how to develop an Environmental Impact Repo…

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/…

Licensing and Regulation of a Quality Childcare Center PBL Project

The core mission of the Child Care Licensing Program is to ensure the health and safety of children in care. The Child Care Licensing Program strives to provide preventive, protective, and quality services to children in care by ensuring that licensed facilities meet established health and safety standards through monitoring facilities, providing t…

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 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 …

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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