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Ball Bounce Experiment
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Students investigate different balls' abilities to bounce and represent the data they collect graphically.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Education
Mathematics
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Center for Engineering Educational Outreach,
Center for Engineering Educational Outreach, Tufts University
TeachEngineering.org
Tufts University
Date Added:
09/18/2014
Butterfield, MindTap for Soft Skills Teacher Resources and Trial Online Access with WCCTS Standards Correlation (Cengage)
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Soft Skills course FREE teacher resources and trial access to online course solution as well as a correlation to WI state standards (WCCTS). Resources available for:-Professionalism-Teamwork & Team Building-Problem Solving & Decision Making-Verbal Communication-Oral Communication

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Health Science
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Technology and Engineering
Material Type:
Assessment
Case Study
Curriculum Map
Homework/Assignment
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plan
Reading
Textbook
Author:
Abigail Hess
Date Added:
07/31/2020
Catch-5
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This is a high activity game that works on passing, catching, moving to open space, teamwork, and a variety of other skills.  It can be played with any number of students on a variety of playing areas.  The only equipment needed is a ball.

Subject:
Health Science
Material Type:
Game
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Physedgames.com
Date Added:
04/19/2016
Collaborating with Others Lesson Module
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Collaborating with others is essential for success in today’s project-oriented workplace. This lesson module teaches students the importance of collaborating, its key benefits, and effective collaboration techniques. Teach your students how to use their best skills and talents, along with the knowledge of others, to complete difficult tasks and achieve more than they can accomplish alone. The lesson module contains a student narrative, discussion guide, individual and group activities, and a posttest with descriptive key.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
MBA Research and Curriculum Center
Date Added:
09/20/2019
Cone Baseball
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Cone Baseball is a small-sided baseball skills game that allows students to practice hitting, throwing and catching, and fielding skills in a small group wihich results in high student activity time. This game imitates a real game without the waiting time.

Subject:
Health Science
Material Type:
Game
Lesson Plan
Provider:
PE Central
Date Added:
04/21/2016
Design Step 3: Brainstorm Possible Solutions
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Brainstorming is a team creativity activity that helps generate a large number of potential solutions to a problem. In this activity, students participate in a group brainstorming activity to generate possible solutions to their engineering design challenge. Students learn brainstorming guidelines and practice within their teams to create a poster of ideas. The posters are used in a large group critiquing activity that ultimately helps student teams create a design project outline. (Note: Conduct this activity in the context of a design project that students are working on; this activity is Step 3 in a series of six that guide students through the engineering design loop.)

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Art and Design
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering NGSS Aligned Resources
Author:
Denise W. Carlson
Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,
Lauren Cooper
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Date Added:
09/18/2014
Environmental Interactions
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In this activity, students create a "web" to identify and demonstrate the interactions among the living and non-living parts of an environment. This information allows students to better understand what an environment is and to also consider how engineers use teamwork to solve problems.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering NGSS Aligned Resources
Author:
Amy Kolenbrander
Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,
Janet Yowell
Jessica Todd
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Date Added:
10/14/2015
For Those Back Home...
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Students review information learned during the past five lessons and activities of the Introduction to Engineering unit. Working in teams, they create flyers and short quizzes about various types of engineering to share with the class and collect into a "Olympic Engineering Binder" for the class to keep.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Abigail Watrous
Denali Lander
Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,
Janet Yowell
Katherine Beggs
TeachEngineering.org
Date Added:
09/18/2014
Gateway: Planning Action, Fall 2007
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This course introduces incoming students in the Master in City Planning (MCP) program to the theory and history of planning in the public interest. It relies primarily on challenging real-world cases to highlight persistent dilemmas, the power and limits of planning, the multiple roles in which planners find themselves in communities around the globe, and the political, ethical, and practical dilemmas that planners face as they try to be effective. As such, the course provides an introduction to the major ideas and debates that define what the field labels ‰ŰĎplanning theory,‰Ű as well as a (necessarily) condensed global history of modern planning. Courses in planning history, politics, and ethics--often several of them--are required in all accredited graduate programs in planning in the U.S. Gateway: Planning Action combines those contents, with a stronger focus on real-world cases than more conventional lecture-based planning theory and history courses at other schools. It also adds several opportunities to strengthen hands-on professional competencies, especially in communication.

Subject:
U.S. History
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
de Souza Briggs, Xavier
Date Added:
01/01/2007
Hot Problem Solving
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Student teams follow the steps of the engineering design process to meet the challenge of getting their entire class from one location on the playground to the sidewalk without touching the ground between. The class develops a well thought-out plan while following the steps of the engineering design process. Then, they test their solution by going outside and trying it out. Through the post-activity assessment, they compare their problem-solving experience to real life engineering challenges, such as creating new forms of transportation or new product invention.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering NGSS Aligned Resources
Author:
Denise W. Carlson
Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,
Jackie Sullivan
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Megan Podlogar
Date Added:
09/18/2014
How Good Are Your Motivation Skills?
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This article contains a quiz to assess your motivation skills. It also includes steps to learn how to be better at motivating those around you.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Material Type:
Reading
Reference Material
Self Assessment
Author:
Mind Tools Content Team
Date Added:
06/04/2018
Hula Hut Throw Down
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Hula Hut Throw Down is a game appropriate for students in grades 3-5 to work on teamwork and offensive and defensive team strategies, while having fun building hula huts.  Students will also get practice working on throwing, catching, and rolling skills.

Subject:
Health Science
Material Type:
Game
Lesson Plan
Provider:
http://www.elementarypeteacher.com
Date Added:
04/21/2016
Remix
The Importance of Giving Clear Instructions
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In this lesson, students will reinforce the importance of giving clear instructions to a partner for a desired outcome or result, similar to what is needed in a real world work environment, when instructions or notes need to be communicated in person to or left in written form for a co-worker who may be on a different shift and need to complete a project. In the real world, if instructions are not clear, machines or entire assembly lines may be down for a period of time which causes the company to lose money.
This lesson will be used in conjunction with Code.org's Course D (2019) curriculum (https://studio.code.org/s/coursed-2019) after the initial lesson called Graph Paper Programming - https://curriculum.code.org/csf-19/coursed/1/. In this lesson, students will use what they just learned about programming, sequencing, and algorithms (set of instructions) and take it a step further by communicating instructions for navigating through a series of steps to a partner who either has their eyes closed (or is wearing a blindfold) from a starting to finishing point, while picking up small blocks (or something similar) along the way.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Computer Science
Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Becky Wilcox
Date Added:
11/18/2019
I've Got Issues!
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This lesson will introduce students to environmental issues. Students will recognize environmental opinions and perspective, which will help them define themselves and others as either preservationists or conservationists. Students also learn about the importance of teamwork in engineering.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Education
Life Science
Ecology
Environmental Science
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Amy Kolenbrander
Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,
Janet Yowell
Jessica Todd
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
TeachEngineering.org
Date Added:
09/18/2014
Leadership Development, Fall 2014
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Students work in a seminar environment to enhance their leadership capabilities. An initial Leadership Laboratory Outward Bound experience builds trust, teamwork and communications. Readings and assignments emphasize the characteristics of effective leadership. Distinguished leaders participate in the "Leadership Lunch" story-telling series to share their experiences and to provide recommendations. Discussions help explore and further probe leadership development. The learning experience culminates in a personal leadership plan.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Newman, Dava
Date Added:
01/01/2014
Leadership Training Institute
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The purpose of this program is to educate students on the significance of leadership and relay the concepts of leadership through an interactive curriculum. We hope to instill in our students the four cornerstones of our program: charisma, knowledge, teamwork, and self-reflection.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. Highlights for High School
Author:
Amanda Mok
Lauren Rodda
Date Added:
11/10/2017
Life Vest Challenge
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Lesson explores the engineering behind life vests or personal flotation devices and the challenges met by these devices. Students work in teams to design and build a flotation device out of everyday materials that can keep an unopened can of soup or vegetables afloat in a bucket of water or sink for a minute. They design their life vest, build and test it, evaluate their designs and those of classmates, and share observations with their class.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
TryEngineering
Date Added:
06/16/2015
Make an Alarm!
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After reading the story "Dear Mr. Henshaw" by Beverly Cleary, student groups create alarm systems to protect something in the classroom, just as the main character Leigh does to protect his lunchbox from thieves. Students learn about alarms and use their creativity to devise multi-step alarm systems to protect their lockers, desk, pets or classroom door. Note: This activity can also be done without reading the Cleary book.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering NGSS Aligned Resources
Author:
Center for Engineering Educational Outreach,
Date Added:
09/18/2014