1. Lesson Plan: Setting Up shop

    • Resource ID: 11604
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about setting up a virtual business. Students will design floor plans for their businesses, create a newsletter about virtual assistants, and create a Gantt scheduling chart.
  2. Lesson Plan: Research - Details of a Virtual Business Office

    • Resource ID: 11614
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the steps required to set up an e-commerce business, research details pertaining to setting up a virtual business office, and evaluate and rate business websites.
  3. Lesson Plan: Client Communication

    • Resource ID: 11617
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson will demonstrate ways of communicating with clients, both locally and remotely, and how to successfully apply that knowledge to business-related communications.
  4. Lesson Plan: Accounting for Proprietorship

    • Resource ID: 11625
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson will teach students the fundamentals of accounting needed to make the necessary financial decisions for running a successful virtual business.
  5. Lesson Plan: Fire Hose Skills

    • Resource ID: 13531
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about and demonstrate a fire hose roll, practice nozzle operations (with access to a hydrant), and identify various sections of fire hoses.
  6. Lesson Plan: Emergency Services Communications

    • Resource ID: 13545
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about protocols involved in receiving and dispatching alarms. Students will also design a Call Taker Intake Form, practice their listening skills to retain emergency call information.
  7. Lesson Plan: Online Niche Marketing

    • Resource ID: 11612
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, the students will explain how to use niche marketing to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
  8. Lesson Plan: Fees and Prices (Research and Setting)

    • Resource ID: 11619
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson will show how to research pricing and billing practices for a virtual business and then appropriately set fees.
  9. Lesson Plan: Fundamental Bookkeeping Skills Part 2

    • Resource ID: 11627
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson students will learn about bookkeeping skills necessary for a virtual business office. Students will consider how business activities affect accounting equation, complete accounting equations and a chart of accounts. 
  10. Lesson Plan: Emergency Response

    • Resource ID: 13541
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This course helps students evaluate behaviors, strategies, and protocols that demonstrate an understanding of duties while responding to a variety of emergency incidents. Download the resource by selecting it from the related items section below.
  11. Virtual Business

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Virtual Business is designed for students to start a virtual business by creating a web presence, conducting online and off-line marketing, examining contracts appropriate for an online business, and demonstrating project-management skills. Students will also demonstrate book-keeping skills for...
  12. Firefighter II

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Firefighter II is the second course in a series for students studying firefighter safety and development. Students will understand Texas Commission on Fire Protection rules and regulations, proper incident reporting and records, proper use of personal protective equipment, and the principles of...
  13. Lesson Plan: Scientific Method

    • Resource ID: 13552
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn to use the scientific method to solve an investigation, including all the steps of the method and an experiment in forensic analysis.
  14. Lesson Plan: Role of Forensic Pathologists and Anthropologists

    • Resource ID: 13564
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about the role of pathologists and anthropologists in criminal investigations. Students will have the opportunity to research a forensic science related career and create an informational brochure for that career.
  15. Lesson Plan: Lab Safety

    • Resource ID: 13550
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn the safe way of operating in the forensic science labs. Students will be expected to create lab safety posters as well as complete an MSDS activity for various chemicals.
  16. Lesson Plan: Forensic Paint Analysis

    • Resource ID: 13578
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students get an overview of paint elements and the steps involved in forensic paint analysis. The lesson also includes a paint layer determination lab.
  17. Lesson Plan: History of Fingerprinting

    • Resource ID: 13582
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson gives students an introduction to fingerprinting and includes the history and development of fingerprinting.
  18. Lesson Plan: Crime Scene Investigation

    • Resource ID: 13569
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about various critical steps like obtaining, photographing, and preserving evidence at a crime scene. This lesson also, encourages an understanding of crime scene investigation, that is crucial for the forensic scientist to further analyze the crime and suspect.
  19. Lesson Plan: Legal Systems

    • Resource ID: 13567
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the importance of crime scene evidence and the different divisions who handle evidence from collection to courtroom.
  20. Forensic Science

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Forensic Science is a course that introduces students to the application of science to connect a violation of law to a specific criminal, criminal act, or behavior and victim. Students will learn terminology and procedures related to the search and examination of physical evidence in criminal...