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   Lesson Plans - Learner Level 3: Applied Technology


  • Cell Types (Authored by J.P. Hamilton.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Science (Grade 6 - Grade 8)
    Description: Students create cartoon characters which compare and contrast two types of cells: nerve and muscle. Cartoon characters show how these two cells are similar, how they are different, and the relationship between the two cell types. Cartoons are presented in the form of a slide show presentation. (NETS for Students 3.2)

  • Digital Autobiographies (Authored by Lynn Riddle.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology (Grade 6 - Grade 8)
    Description: Students apply technical skills to take photos and enhance their picture, which they include in an original word processing autobiography.

  • What Goes in Must Come Out (Authored by Kathy Kelly.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Language Arts, Physical Education (Grade 6 - Grade 8)
    Description: Students devise a plan for modifying caloric intake and energy expenditure. Each week, they track information and record it in their journals. They use feedback to adjust their plans and then assess their progress.

  • What's My Total? (Authored by Amanda Yates.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology (Grade 6 - Grade 8)
    Description: This lesson teaches students how to calculate the total cost of an evening out. A student leads his/her peers in this activity.

  • What's Up, Doc? (Authored by Kathy Kelly.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Language Arts, Physical Education (Grade 6 - Grade 8)
    Description: Students create and then participate in a fitness program designed to improve their cardiovascular fitness. Students document the benefits of participation in the fitness program in their journals.

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