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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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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