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"Show Me the Money" - Creating a Socially Responsible Product  STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

"Show Me the Money" - Creating a Socially Responsible Product STEM Integrated Project

In their CTE class, students will come up with an invention or new tangible product that is socially responsible to be presented to an investors panel. In their ELA class, after learning about pathos, ethos, and logos, the students will conduct a deeper analysis of an advertisement campaign, website, or article, and then use their learning to infor…

"Tasty" Style Cooking Demo Video PBL Project
9 10 11 12

"Tasty" Style Cooking Demo Video PBL Project

Cooking tutorials are all the rage on social media, giving even the most reluctant home cook the confidence to try something more difficult. So why not bring the medium to your classroom and make your students the teachers? This project has students producing a "Tasty" style cooking tutorial video. They will work in groups to write, film, edit, a…

#PeaceLoveCode - Using Coding to Build a Positive Online Image PBL Project
9 10 11 12

#PeaceLoveCode - Using Coding to Build a Positive Online Image PBL Project

Students will learn basic computer language programming and use coding to build a positive online image. They will start by learning to write out clear instructions (algorithm) that others can follow, analyzing problems and fixing errors in our programs (debugging), and finally coding a unique emoji to build their positive online image. Students …

...and ACTION! Then What? - Media Design 3 PBL Project
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...and ACTION! Then What? - Media Design 3 PBL Project

In this unit, students will shoot and edit short films they have written. Students will explore the production and post-production phase of filmmaking. Students will use design skills to create a movie poster, movie trailer, and website. Students will have a complete film package that they can submit to film festivals or movie night. This is a stan…

30 Second Trailer - Advanced Digital Video Production PBL Project

Short, Fast, Creative, & informative-Film Trailers! Most students love to watch films and love to go to the movies. So they are already somewhat familiar with trailers, whose purpose is to promote or market upcoming releases. Today, teachers and students can watch trailers via websites, so they are more accessible than ever. The overall goal of t…

3D Origins: Modeling and Motion PBL Project
9 10 11 12

3D Origins: Modeling and Motion PBL Project

How are objects modeled and animated in 3D software? In this series of lessons students will use Autodesk's Maya to learn how to move past 3D primitives and begin creating 3D models of increasing complexity, then animate and render them. Realistic 3D animation is used in numerous industries, from medical imaging, product design and prototyping, te…

3D Origins: The Cornell Box and Beyond PBL Project

How are realistic depictions of lighting, materials and physics simulated in 3D Software? Realistic 3D animation is used in numerous industries, from medical imaging, product design and prototyping, television and film making. Films using Autodesk’s software has won numerous Academy Awards (http://news.autodesk.com/2012-02-16-14-Academy-Award-Nom…

60 Second Promo Video - Advanced Video Production PBL Project
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60 Second Promo Video - Advanced Video Production PBL Project

Students will create an advanced level 60 promo video for your program or another CTE program that exists on your campus. Students will work in small groups and will plan, write, shoot, edit, and produce their 60 second promo video with an emphasis on advanced camera work and a professional and well-polished final product. After finishing the prom…

Advanced Camera Work: First Person Narrative - Advanced Digital Video Production PBL Project
12

Advanced Camera Work: First Person Narrative - Advanced Digital Video Production PBL Project

Students create a narrative story from first person point-of-view, focusing on camera work to define perspective and experience. Students make a 2 - 5 minute video based on common story prompts that tells a story from a specific vantage point. The finished video will include demonstration of advanced camera work, including consideration of composi…

Advanced Editing: Parallel Editing, Montage, Dialogue and Suspense - Advanced Digital Video Production PBL Project
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Advanced Editing: Parallel Editing, Montage, Dialogue and Suspense - Advanced Digital Video Production PBL Project

Students will incorporate a number of editing and camera techniques, including parallel editing, montage, extreme closeups, canted angles to compete a suspense film. Students will develop a sense of storytelling through the use of camera and editing techniques. Completion of this unit will allow students to experience various positions on a creati…

Advertise My Product - Media Design 3 PBL Project
11

Advertise My Product - Media Design 3 PBL Project

Students will create and produce promotional materials to advertise a real-life, community-based product. Students will meet with a client, research and analyze the company's characteristics and needs and apply principles of design and advertising to design an original advertisement. NOTE: All students in the course will have demonstrated proficie…

Agricultural Issues: Where Government and Economics Converge PBL Project
10 11 12

Agricultural Issues: Where Government and Economics Converge PBL Project

This project is designed to enable students to experience the convergence of policy and economics as it pertains to agricultural production. Using the topic of immigration as a focus, this project will use multiple methods to assess student growth and help them maximize their topical and cross-disciplinary learning. Lesson 1: This lesson focuses o…

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…

Agriculture and Soil Chemistry (ASC 2.2) PBL Project
10 11 12

Agriculture and Soil Chemistry (ASC 2.2) PBL Project

Farmers rely on healthy nutrient rich soil to efficiently grow the raw commodities necessary to feed our World’s population. The physical properties of soil directly influence the chemical properties and changes that can occur in the soil. At the completion of this unit students will create atomic models of common elements found in soil, including …

An Homage to the Silent Film
11 12 A C

An Homage to the Silent Film

The history of cinema is the story of the development of one of the most powerful art forms in human history. In a relatively short period of time, it grew from a curiosity into a powerful form of entertainment and communication. In this project, students will learn about the development of the early visual language of film. It will culminate in…

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