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Organ Donation PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Organ Donation PBL Project

This project dives into the topic of organ donation and its importance, including how to overcome the stigma of organ transplants. Topics covered in this project include the body systems, how our bodies use organs, which organs can be transplanted, and all about tissue transplants. At the end of the lesson student will create a brochure on orga…

Give and Let Live! Blood Banking PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Give and Let Live! Blood Banking PBL Project

How to meet the needs of millions....1 pint at a time! Students will explore the amazing hidden world of blood and blood banks. As they advance their knowledge to the types of cells used in blood banking they can apply this to practicing the routine tests of hematocrit and blood smear analysis. Their capstone project is to prepare an educational s…

Creating a Public Health Plan PBL Project

This project consists of a series of four lesson plans and serves as an introduction to the fundamental functions of the public health system. The relationship between the public health system and individual health will also be evaluated through the lens of public health best practices and procedures. The Public Health Plan project provides studen…

Diabetes - A National Epidemic? PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Diabetes - A National Epidemic? PBL Project

Diabetes has become a National Epidemic. 9.4% of the American population or 30.3 million people had diabetes. It is just as high amongst our senior citizens. It is expected that 1.5 million Americans will be diagnosed annually. 193,000 under the age of 20 are diagnosed with diabetes. And finally, of those diagnosed with diabetes over 55% are m…

Basic Life Support for Adults, Adolescents/Children, Infants, and AED Use PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

Basic Life Support for Adults, Adolescents/Children, Infants, and AED Use PBL Project

Basic Life Support (BLS) Project Overview The Basic Life Support Overview is a lesson plan series that takes students from Adult to Pediatric resuscitative protocols as given by the International Red Cross. Red Cross protocols were chosen as they are not subject to copyright restrictions for education use with proper attribution cited throughout.…

To Vape or Not to Vape PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

To Vape or Not to Vape PBL Project

In this age of flavored smoke and e-cigarettes, we need to help our students take a critical look at this new type of smoking and ask themselves this vital question: Is "vaping" bad for you? In this project, students will attempt to determine if vaping e-cigarettes are indeed harmful to your health. Throughout these lessons, students will: -Iden…

Prevent the Spread - All About the Immune System PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Prevent the Spread - All About the Immune System PBL Project

Description: You never hear anyone cheering "Let’s hear it for leukocytes!", but these tiny but mighty cells are just one component of the system that protects the body from infection. The immune system is something that most people, take for granted. They don't understand that there is an intricate system inside the body, a layer of defenses, whic…

Infection Control Community Teaching PBL Project
11 12 A

Infection Control Community Teaching PBL Project

There are four lessons in this project. In lesson one, students will acquire the knowledge of the similarities and differences of bacteria and viruses. In lesson two, students will be introduced to the first defense against diseases, which is handwashing. Students will identify and recall the terminology connected to this lesson. The lesson will co…

Morning Jolt: A Photosynthesis PBL Project
9 10

Morning Jolt: A Photosynthesis PBL Project

In this project students will explore how climate change is impacting the world's coffee supply and advocate for specific growth conditions. In order to do this students will learn about photosynthesis, the role of light in plant production and cellular respiration, growing conditions and challenges facing coffee production and the global impact of…

Fruits Types and Processing PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Fruits Types and Processing PBL Project

In this project, students will be creating a fruit preserving project. Through each lesson, students will be learning about different facets of fruits. In the first lesson, students will discover what fruits are and identify the 8 categories of fruits. Students will conduct a flower part dissection lab in the second lesson in order to better und…

Creating a Soil Map PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Creating a Soil Map PBL Project

In agriculture, the use of soil testing and soil maps are important in determining the nutrients available or finding deficiencies. Soil testing can also be useful to backyard gardeners and homeowners, to allow the successful growth of plants. In this project, students will work in groups to test a local soil sample in the following areas: pH, Nitr…

GMO or NO? PBL Project
9 10 11 12

GMO or NO? PBL Project

Having an understanding of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) is an important concept, not only in science but in agriculture. This project helps students understand what defines a GMO and also investigate how they are currently being used in agriculture. Students will research various GMO's currently being used. Once students have grasped the …

Sustainable Agriculture: Leaving a Legacy PBL Project
10 11 12

Sustainable Agriculture: Leaving a Legacy PBL Project

Students will design and build a sustainable agriculture project on our school farm. Students will explore the principles of sustainable agriculture, analyze trends and laws and their impacts. Students will also learn about the grant writing process and write grants to secure funding for their projects. The structure of this unit and the material…

Developing Young Researchers - Experimental Design Skills  (ASC Unit 1) PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Developing Young Researchers - Experimental Design Skills (ASC Unit 1) PBL Project

In this project, students gather data on the energy stored in food samples through the use of a calorimeter. Students calculate the number of calories contained in their samples, then compare to food labels. Students will notice a discrepancy in the energy they calculated and that reported on the food labels. Students will consider a retracted stud…

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…

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