1. New Teacher Checklist

    • Resource ID: TeacherChecklist
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This checklist is designed to guide a new Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher as the teacher plans for a successful school year. It is a general list of activities that a new teacher might need to plan for and be aware of. This list is not intended to be an all-inclusive or required...
  2. CTE Acronym/Terms

    • Resource ID: Ressource Terms
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The purpose of this document is to provide a list of common terms used in Career and Technical Education (CTE) education. Several new CTE teachers come from industry into the classroom, and may not yet be familiar with terms used in CTE classroom or laboratory settings. While this document is...
  3. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics PSA

    • Resource ID: PSA18
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The following public service announcements have been written and produced for the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Communications cluster specifically.
  4. Lesson Plan: The Nature of Matter

    • Resource ID: 14804
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn how matter is fundamental to the understanding of electricity. Student will also be able to describe the atomic models, electron orbits and shells, and how valence electrons determine conductivity.
  5. Lesson Plan: Engineering Mathematics - Electrical Systems

    • Resource ID: 14899
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about electricity and design a building/wing/floor that meets a certain power consumption criteria using conventional power sources (fossil fuels) and renewable power sources.
  6. Lesson Plan: Paper Airplane Design and Experiment

    • Resource ID: 14592
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson students will learn about engineering and problem solving when tasked to design a paper airplane to carry as many paper clips as possible.
  7. Lesson Plan: Career Pathways - STEM

    • Resource ID: 14608
    • Grade Range: 12
    In this lesson, students learn about various Career Pathways adopted by the federal government, explore a career of interest, research a college of choice, and choose companies of interest to work for after graduating from college.
  8. Lesson Plan: STEM - Interpersonal and Management Skills

    • Resource ID: 14615
    • Grade Range: 12
    In this lesson, students will apply management skills to the operation of business in the STEM career field, using interpersonal and team-building skills.
  9. Lesson Plan: Inductance

    • Resource ID: 14820
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn to identify inductance and its properties, laws and mathematical rules that support the idea.
  10. Lesson Plan: STEM - Inductive Reactance

    • Resource ID: 14822
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will have an understanding of how inductive reactance impacts the operation of electrical equipment.
  11. Lesson Plan: AC/DC Electronics - Electrical Power

    • Resource ID: 14827
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to Ohm's law, Kirchoff's laws, and power laws to actual or simulated circuits. Students will apply these laws to construct and repair circuits.
  12. Lesson Plan: Engineering and Design Capstone Research Project 2

    • Resource ID: 14871
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn to create a prototype that meets the criteria given in the Engineering Design Process/Problem Solving Grading Rubric. Students will learn to communicate ideas through the BLOG”ineering Design Process Website..
  13. Lesson Plan: Engineering Design Capstone Research Project Part 4

    • Resource ID: 14875
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn and apply the knowledge in designing a product prototype, prepare and make a team presentation of their research and results that meets the criteria given in the Engineering Design PowerPoint or Prezi and Oral Presentation Rubric.
  14. Lesson Plan: Engineering Design Portfolio Part 1

    • Resource ID: 14877
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research and follow a list of criteria during their examination of two portfolio types; traditional portfolio and ePortfolio.
  15. Lesson Plan: Engineering Design Portfolio Part 3

    • Resource ID: 14881
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about evaluating a portfolio using various rubrics. They will then evaluate both traditional and digital portfolios.
  16. Lesson Plan: Engineering Design Mini Project

    • Resource ID: 14883
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explain the concept of engineering design, apply engineering design concepts to a problem scenario, practice sketching technical drawings in their engineering notebooks, and reinforce collaborative and communication skills.
  17. Lesson Plan: Concepts of Engineering Math

    • Resource ID: 14893
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will apply engineering mathematics to various bridge applications, using team building strategies. This includes understanding different types of bridges, how to scale objects and using dimensional analysis.
  18. Lesson Plan: Robotics I - Automation and Patents

    • Resource ID: 14910
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss the design and patent processes, and design and build a robot.
  19. Lesson Plan: Engineering Design Process

    • Resource ID: 14918
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate the steps of the design process in robotic applications.
  20. Lesson Plan: Engineering - C Clamp Parametric Modeling

    • Resource ID: 14697
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will create the five parts of the C-Clamp, assemble them, create an exploded assembly, place them into an 11 in. X 17 in. layout, and annotate the layout.