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. Skills USA Texas

    • Resource ID: CTSO-Skills USA
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO Skills USA Texas
  4. Technology Student Association

    • Resource ID: CTSO - TSA
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    CTSO - TSA
  5. O*NET

    • Resource ID: Coun-ONET
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    ONET website
  6. MYFUTURE.COM

    • Resource ID: Coun-MFDC
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    College, career, military exploration site
  7. Lesson Plan: DC Circuits

    • Resource ID: 14775
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    This lesson introduces students to fundamentals of DC circuits and schematic electrical diagrams. The lesson also includes circuit analysis problems.
  8. 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.
  9. Lesson Plan: Applied Engineering Problem Solving - DR.GABIC

    • Resource ID: 14752
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will develop the ability to use the Engineering and/or Scientific Problem Solving steps to problem-solve in teams.
  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: Robotics I - Evolution and Classification

    • Resource ID: 14916
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    Students will refine the design of a robotic or automated system to ensure quality, efficiency, and manufacturability of the final product.
  13. 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..
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. Lesson Plan: Intro to Robotics I - Part 3 - Propulsion

    • Resource ID: 14934
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will understand the robotic propulsion systems. Students will be expected to describe the purpose and use of gears in a robotic application.
  18. Lesson Plan: Intro to Robotics I - Part 5 - Programming

    • Resource ID: 14940
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will describe a communication port, identify the parts of a computer program, define and use variables in a computer program, create and use program loops, differentiate types of program loops, and compile and download a computer program.
  19. Lesson Plan: Rocket Challenge - Principles of Applied Engineering

    • Resource ID: 14785
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students learn rocketry basics, build a rocket, fly the rocket, and assess ways to improve.
  20. 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.