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Given four suggested concepts, emerging electrical engineers research, design, and constuct a working device that willrespond to changes in the intesnisty or the direction of sunlight. This is a challenge for learners to rise to, as the device must represent a concept that could actually be used in a real-life application. Marvelous material is provided throughout the lesson plan: background information, teachers' notes, and lab sheets for the learners.
Use this packet of resources in your career unit about writing a resume. Filled with instructions, suggestions, and examples, this series of worksheets could be a great addition to a unit about careers and professional writing. Excellent for junior high, high school, college, or an adult ed class.
Now that your career explorers are thinking about the world after high school, it's time they learned how to research their options! Here's a great resource to get them gathering information from multiple sources. Learners brainstorm places they can gather the facts, then discuss what they will be looking for (aptitude tests, values, etc.). For homework, investigators interview a professional using the survey handout which is included (they can add questions). Finally, they begin research on a career that they are interested in. There is another worksheet here to help them organize findings.
Students develop a budget for a college student using all of the influences that the student would have. In this budgeting lesson plan, students use real life examples to create a budget spreadsheet. Students read and study sample spreadsheets and budgets before tackling their own.
Explore a real-word math problem with your class. Strengthen their problem-solving strategies by coming up with an answer to a money question. They work in groups to determine the answer. Also, they share with the class the various solutions found. This resource includes worksheets, a graphic organizer, and ideas for modifications as needed.
Learners participate in a month-long project at home involving tunes they have already learned and their parents. Using easily recognized songs they know how to play with their instruments, they play a few lines to their parents, and their parents identify the song being played.
Students take a closer look at the American Civil War In this literature lesson plan, students read Soldier’s Heart: Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due Service of the Boy Charley Goddard in the First Minnesota Volunteer by Gary Paulsen. Students complete comprehension, literature circle, character development, and vocabulary activites as they read the historical fiction novel about the American Civil War.
Students study the names of the nutrients in Milk Group foods, how the nutrients work together, and why the health benefits of Milk Group foods are important to them. They identify their personal eating styles and create posters to communicate information to other students or their families.
Are your scholars future business owners? This college and career readiness activity will give them some poignant questions to help determine if they are budding entrepreneurs. They complete a checklist to see if they score within the range and discuss advantages and disadvantages of working for themselves. There are lists provided here to keep conversation moving. Consider using this to start a business proposal project during which kids write to investors to get their idea started.