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Intro to Medical Coding PBL Project
11 12 A

Intro to Medical Coding PBL Project

This is a four lesson project providing an overview of medical coding procedures for the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Procedural Coding System (HCPCS). The final project is the creation of properly completed patient encounter form that could be utilized for insurance billing pur…

Chicken Co-Op - Creating a Commercial Chicken Cooperative STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Chicken Co-Op - Creating a Commercial Chicken Cooperative STEM Integrated Project

This project is a collaborative effort between Agriculture & Soil Chemistry, Animal Science, English Language Arts and Mathematics. The project culminates in a commercial chicken cooperative operation on the school grounds. This project can be utilized to lay the groundwork for building a laying hen operation to return funds to the agriculture prog…

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…

9 10 11 12

FFA Issues and Topics

This unit contains lessons about the aim, purpose, history and structure of the FFA. Other lessons are about the opportunities in FFA such as awards, contests (career development opportunities), leadership opportunities and conferences.

9 10 11 12

California Agricultural Record Book

This 10-15 hour unit contains lessons on components, entering information, completing the record book as well as how to use the record book for awards and recognition.

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.

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 …

Building a Better Back Scratcher PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

Building a Better Back Scratcher PBL Project

The arc of this lesson group has students creating a “Project Based Learning” Steam Bent Wood Back Scratcher over a course of four lessons. The group of lessons instruct students on visually identifying trees and lumber, learning about grain orientation and figure, hardwoods, softwoods, lumber milling and steam bending. Here’s an abstract of the…

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…

Web App in the Cloud PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

Web App in the Cloud PBL Project

Modern file systems encountered in professional environments are increasingly virtualized and remote. A remote virtual Ubuntu Linux Operating System hosted on Amazon Web Services is used in this project to allow the student to have access to a computer to which they have root access. This allows the student to have a better platform on which to le…

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…

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