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Academic Challenge

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners determine what hand tools are used by master craftsmen. In this carpentry lesson, students collaborate to create presentation for the class. They assess their individual contribution to the group.
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Carpentry: merit badge

For Students 5th - 12th
In this carpentry instructional activity, students fill out short answer questions using their workbook about carpentry in order to get a merit badge. Students complete 6 questions total.
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Rx for Tired Classrooms: Vocational Ed to the Rescue

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Secondary carpenters apply their skills to improve display spaces in classrooms at their campus. Includes a contract between workers and teachers who sign on for improvements in the their rooms. Concurrent exploration of building and...
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Making Furniture

For Teachers Pre-K
Students explore environmental education by participating in a class construction project. In this carpentry lesson, students create miniature furniture for their classroom. Students utilize cardboard boxes, glue, and paint to create...
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Production Work Sample

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders practice reading a basic blueprint for a closet. Using the blueprint, they identify the parts, measure and cut the wood and square a wall. They review safety procedures and use hand tools to attach a track to a cement...
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Making Dibbles

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners explore number sense by participating in a distance activity. In this measurement lesson, students create a dibble tool by measuring certain amounts of wood. Learners complete a "dibble distance" quiz and speak to their parents...
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Estimating Concrete Volume

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify rectangular volume calculations, and calculate using formula, concrete table, and calculator.
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Brian Fixit

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore technology by reading a tool related story in class. In this tool identification instructional activity, students read the story Brian Fixit and discuss the items the main character needs to fix and the tools he uses to...
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Ancient Chinese Architecture

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Imagine building a five-story wooden temple with no nails or crafting a wooden bird that can fly for three days. These achievements by the originator of Chinese carpentry and craftsmanship stand alongside his invention of the carpenterÕs...
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Agriculture Carpentry Skills

For Teachers 11th - 12th
A selection of pictures showing students working together to build a house.  The sequence follows the formation of floor, walls, trusses and roof.  There is not much technical information but it would be useful to illustrate the main...
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Tools: Science Stations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore technology by completing engineering activities in class. For this simple tools lesson, students utilize three science stations to perform tasks using a nutcracker, bottle openers, hammers and other tools. Students...
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Basic Roof Framing

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students complete a unit of lessons on basic roof framing. They discuss the various styles of roofs, identify the styles in the neighborhood, cut out rafters using circular saws, and assemble roof rafters.
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Move It! With Simple Machines

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore engineering by participating in a mechanical class activity. In this simple machines lesson, students identify many simple machines that allow them to perform tasks easily each day. Students collaborate in small groups...
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Up and Down with Slopes

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Do you have a class that gets excited about technology? Bring in a lesson that allows learners to explore linear equations. Using spreadsheet software, individuals find key features of linear equations and then compare slopes of parallel...
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Linear Programming

For Students 10th - 12th
In this linear programming worksheet, students solve and complete 6 different word problems related to programming. First, they define the variables in each problem and write a system of inequalities. Then, students graph the...
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Constructions and Creations: Sturdy Structures

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
Have your class draw the plans and design a structure. Learners discuss and investigate the variables in the stability of a 2D and 3D model. They also consider how to add a circuit to the design. Afterwards, they present their work.
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Converting Between Fractions and Decimals Using Equivalent Fractions

For Teachers 7th Standards
Use powers of 10 to convert between fractions and decimals. Pupils convert decimals to fractions by using place values in the 13th installment of a 25-part series. Class members reverse the process and find equivalent fractions with a...
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Shingle Application

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students study shingles and the process of shingling a roof. They demonstrate how to lay shingles and determine the amount of materials needed to shingle a roof of a given size.
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Wall Systems of Residential Structures

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students layout and frame-up a scaled-down model of a wall with one door and one window.
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Topic 3.5 & 3.6: Linear Programming

For Students 9th - 12th
For this linear programming worksheet, high schoolers define variables and write a system of inequalities for the given situation. They model the solution through graphing. This two-page worksheet contains six multi-step word problems.
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Writing and Using Inequalities

For Students 7th - 9th
This video shows a basic real-world example of absolute value. One must find the range of acceptable values given a specified margin of error.
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Subtraction

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders regroup two-digit numbers and solve advanced subtraction problems with regrouping; students use straw and cup manipulatives to demonstrate how to borrow from the tens place in order to solve the problem.
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Fractions: Pie

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners use a pie (circle) to study fractions. They create their own fraction problems and demonstrate to their classmates how to solve the problems. They discuss ways they use fractions in their daily lives.
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Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci

For Teachers 4th
Mona Lisa is a classic painting, perfect for building visual literacy and observation skills. Your class will analyze the painting, learn about Leonardo da Vinci, and complete up to nine different art-based activities. Just print to learn!

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