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In this carpentry vocabulary worksheet, students match the technical words with their definitions and put the words in alphabetical order.
In this carpentry worksheet, students fill out short answer questions using their workbook about carpentry in order to get a merit badge. Students complete 6 questions total.
Secondary carpenters apply their skills to improve display spaces in classrooms at their campus. Includes a contract between workers and teachers who sign on for improvements in the their rooms. Concurrent exploration of building and carpentry careers provides direct classroom-to-career connections. This resource features innovative service learning ideas, but contains skeletal instructional detail.
Students complete a unit of lessons on basic roof framing. They discuss the various styles of roofs, identify the styles in the neighborhood, cut out rafters using circular saws, and assemble roof rafters.
Students determine what hand tools are used by master craftsmen. In this carpentry lesson, students collaborate to create presentation for the class. They assess their individual contribution to the group.
Students explore environmental education by participating in a class construction project. In this carpentry lesson, students create miniature furniture for their classroom. Students utilize cardboard boxes, glue, and paint to create benches, book shelves and tables which they utilize in class.
Students identify rectangular volume calculations, and calculate using formula, concrete table, and calculator.
Eleventh graders practice reading a basic blueprint for a closet. Using the blueprint, they identify the parts, measure and cut the wood and square a wall. They review safety procedures and use hand tools to attach a track to a cement floor to complete the closet installation.
Students design and build their own balsa wood model bridges. The technological development of bridges, the science principles that apply to bridge building, and the construction techniques and skills necessary for creating a bridge be explored.
In this algebra worksheet, 11th graders apply ellipses to real life scenarios such as football, satellite and planet orbits. They discuss a variety of way sto apply ellipses.
Students examine economic trade. In this economics activity, students consider opportunity cost, comparative advantage, and absolute advantage as they participate in a LeBron James scenario where they study international trade concepts.
A home improvement plan can help adult learners preparation for the GED exam. They review vocabulary, prepare diagrams, complete a worksheet, calculate perimeters and analyze how to approach a story problem. They identify many geometry concepts used in solving GED problems.
Students prepare to take the GED by reviewing basic math concepts. In this geometry instructional activity, students review vocabularies such as formula, perimeter, circumference and other important geometric terms. They convert between the English and metric system.
A selection of pictures showing students working together to build a house.  The sequence follows the formation of floor, walls, trusses and roof.  There is not much technical information but it would be useful to illustrate the main stages of building.
Students explore number sense by participating in a distance activity. In this measurement lesson plan, students create a dibble tool by measuring certain amounts of wood. Students complete a "dibble distance" quiz and speak to their parents about dibbles.
The Salem Witch Trials provide a perfect opportunity to connect English language arts and US history classes. Here's a resource that provides a wealth of essential questions, activities, and materials. Class groups assume the role of cold case investigators, develop a theory as to the cause of the witch hysteria, and then use concepts of American democracy to defend one of the victims. The richly detailed plan deserves a place in your curriculum library.
Students explore technology by reading a tool related story in class. In this tool identification lesson, students read the story Brian Fixit and discuss the items the main character needs to fix and the tools he uses to do so. Students complete a tool vocabulary activity in class.
Young scholars explore technology by completing engineering activities in class. In this simple tools lesson, students utilize three science stations to perform tasks using a nutcracker, bottle openers, hammers and other tools. Young scholars review technology information on the Internet and complete a worksheet about tools.
The twelfth lesson of this unit builds on the skills developed in the previous lesson, as fourth graders continue their quest to become experts on colonial trade by listening to interviews with historical re-enactors. This activity requires that pupils have access to computers or MP3 players, as they will be accessing podcasts found on the Internet. Working collaboratively in their expert groups, young scholars listen multiple times to the interviews as they record notes and answer questions about their specific trade. A great lesson that exposes learners to alternative resources to use when researching a topic.    
Upper graders become "shipwreck detectives" by studying the debris field from a shipwreck in the Aegean Sea which took place in the 700s.  A website is accessed that gives specific information about the debris field, and pairs of young scholars fill out a worksheet embedded in the plan that categorizes the majority of debris found in quadrants that are delineated in the worksheet. Learners see how studying wrecks like this one can lead to the acquisition of quite a bit of knowledge about a culture.

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