Carpentry Teacher Resources
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Rx for Tired Classrooms: Vocational Ed to the Rescue
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.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 43 Downloads
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.
Pre-K Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Production Work Sample
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.
11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Young scholars 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.
11th - 12th Technology & Engineering 12 Views 50 Downloads
Should LeBron James Mow His Own Lawn?
Students examine economic trade. In this economics lesson, students consider opportunity cost, comparative advantage, and absolute advantage as they participate in a LeBron James scenario where they study international trade concepts.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 68 Downloads
Garden Variety Geometry
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.
9th - Higher Ed Math 15 Views 22 Downloads
Garden Variety Geometry
Students prepare to take the GED by reviewing basic math concepts. For this geometry lesson, students review vocabularies such as formula, perimeter, circumference and other important geometric terms. They convert between the English and metric system.
9th - 10th Math 3 Views 16 Downloads
Agriculture Carpentry Skills
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.
11th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
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.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Cold Case Files: Solving the Mystery of the Salem Witch Trials
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.
5th - 10th Language Arts 74 Views 97 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students explore technology by reading a tool related story in class. For 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.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Tools: Science Stations
Students 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. Students review technology information on the Internet and complete a worksheet about tools.
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills 9 Views 25 Downloads
Listening Closely and Taking Notes in Expert Groups: Colonial Trade Podcast
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.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 10 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed