Beacon Lesson Plan Library

   Lesson Plans - Learner Level 4: Applied Technology


  • Can You Picture This? (Authored by Joel Beck.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: The students create a Web page using an appropriate picture format, which they determine by analyzing size and download time.

  • Career Recruiter (Authored by Catyn Coburn.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Language Arts (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Multimedia and technology are integrated into a classroom presentation on a health-related career. NETS for Students: 3.2, 4.2 and 5.1)

  • Careers in Criminal Justice (Authored by Bill Chapman.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Language Arts (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Identify and describe the career opportunities and prerequisites in the criminal justice system using multimedia and technology.

  • Conservation of Mass (Authored by J Keener.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Science (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students observe a chemical reaction, determine that a gas has mass, and confirm the law of conservation of mass and energy.

  • Demonstrating and Calculating Electrostatic Forces (Authored by Robert Rosen.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Language Arts, Science (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: A presentation demonstrating electrostatic force focuses on how electrostatic forces exist between charged objects.

  • Does Your Fitness Compute? (Authored by Jill David et al.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Health, Physical Education (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students chart and analyze baseline data pertaining to improving and maintaining fitness levels.

  • Light on Trial: Wave or Particle? (Authored by Robert Rosen.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Language Arts, Science (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students determine whether light is a wave, a particle, or some combination of each by presenting evidence in a mock trial format.

  • Maintain Your Gain (Authored by Jill David et al.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Language Arts, Physical Education (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students develop an individual wellness plan that addresses flexibility, cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, body composition, and muscular endurance. They monitor their progress and make any necessary adjustments in order to reach their goal.

  • My Life as a Star! (Authored by Robert Rosen.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Language Arts, Science (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students analyze the life cycle of a star, and creatively prepare a presention a star’s life cycle. (NETS for Students: 5.1)

  • Nutritionist for Hire (Authored by Jill David et al.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Health, Language Arts, Physical Education (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students devise a healthy dietary plan.

  • Of Mice and Moths (Authored by J.P. Hamilton.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Language Arts, Science (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students show how genetic variation of offspring contributes to population control in an environment and that natural selection ensures that those who are best adapted to their surroundings survive to reproduce.

  • Prints and Patterns (Authored by Bill Chapman.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Language Arts (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students learn to lift a latent fingerprint and identify the fingerprint pattern.

  • Rob Router Learns How to Communicate Again (Authored by Sharon Golden.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: “Rob Router” Learns How to Communicate...Again! In this lesson, students configure a router, analyze a real-world scenario, troubleshoot problems with the router, apply hands-on solutions to problems, keep a detailed journal, and participate in a classroom discussion.

  • Self Portrait, What Nerve! (Authored by Beverly Grim.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Science (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students determine the density of touch receptors in various parts of the right-hand side of the human body. By using the data collected, students draw a picture of the -Homunculus- of the experimental subject.

  • Ship Ahoy! (Authored by Jill David et al.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Physical Education (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students develop a schedule of fitness activities to meet the needs of a diverse group of people with a wide range of ages, physical abilities, and fitness levels.

  • Technology vs. Nontechnology (Authored by Carol Houck.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Mathematics (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students determine the range, mean, median and mode using a computer spreadsheet. An identical set of calculations is done without using a computer. The results of each method are compared. (NETS for Students: 5.2)

  • Toothpick Breakdown (Authored by Beverly Grim.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Science (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students model the activity of an enzyme acting on a substrate and observe relationships.

  • When One Beat Is Better Than Two (Authored by Jill David et al.)

  • Subject(s): Applied Technology, Physical Education (Grade 9 - Grade 12)
    Description: Students create an individualized wellness plan that addresses these controllable health risk factors: - obesity - high cholesterol level - high blood pressure - inactivity

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