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Projects for Level 1, Dollar amount $3,000

A Career in Culinary Arts

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Students will explore what is necessary in order to pursue a career in culinary arts.

A Gluten-Free Bakery Business?

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Students will research the various articles and informational texts to learn about celiac disease, including the causes and effects. Additionally, considerations should be given to any potential foods that may become part of a gluten-free diet.

A History of Eating in Space

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Students will explore the evolution of eating in space.

Agriculture and the Southeast

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Students will investigate unique characteristics of agriculture in the Southeastern United States.

Art & Design of Noise-Canceling Headphones

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Students will explore the issues designers must consider when creating noise-cancelling headphones.

Art & Designing a Doll

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Students will explore the art behind creating a doll.

Avoiding Injury through Proper Nutrition

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Students will identify foods that are essential for the prevention of injury and illness and categorize these foods by type.

Baking & Measurement

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Students develop an understanding of the meaning and processes of measurement, including such underlying concepts as partitioning. They understand linear measure as an iteration of units and use rulers and other measurement tools with that understanding.

Baking and Language

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Students develop an understanding and respect for diversity in language use, patterns, and dialect across cultures, ethnic groups, and geographic regions. Students whose first language is not English make use of their first language to develop competency in the English language arts.

Being a Chef

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Students will learn about the math and communication skills required to be a top chef.

Being a Toy Designer

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Toy designers utilize strong math and art skills to create new toys.

Calculating Price Per Item when Buying in Bulk

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Students will calculate the price per item and how that determines the menu price.

Campground Accessibility

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Students will explore the task of creating campgrounds that are user friendly.

Campground Safety

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Students will examine safety issues related to campgrounds.

Careers in the Ice Cream Business

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Students will examine different careers in the ice-cream business.

Careers in Toy Design

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Students will explore what subject areas would be necessary to pursue a career in toy design.

Careers: Pastry Chef

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Students learn about the technical and professional skills necessary for a highly specialized profession.

Characteristics of the Think Different Ad Campaign

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Students will explore the characteristics of the "Think Different" ad campaign that made it a success.

Chefs and Mathematics

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Chefs use a variety of math skills while ordering supplies, preparing menus, and cooking different dishes.

Comparing Interior & Exterior Architecture

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Students will compare and contrast the differences between the architecture of building and landscape architecture.

Computers & Advertising

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Students will examine the role computers play in the advertising business.

Conducting Market Research

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Students will research the various articles and informational texts to learn about market research. Additionally, considerations should be given to the value of quantitative and qualitative research.

Connecting Writing Skills to Toy Design

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After watching the video, students will take what they've seen to create a user guide for the K'Nex toys featured in the film.

Counting Calories: Using Math to get Astronauts the Right Amount of Food

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Students will explain the factors that must be considered when planning how much food to feed an Astronaut.

Creating a Menu Cycle for a Space Mission

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Students will simulate the work of NASA food scientists by creating a ten-day food cycle for a space mission.

Creating and Advertising Campaign

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Students will create their own advertising campaign for a product.

Custom Made Products versus Mass Produced Products

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Students will explore the difference in production of items that are custom made versus mass produced.

Deciding how to write an Advertisement

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Students will write short advertisements with an appropriate tone for their target audience.

Describing Flavor

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Students will examine the vocabulary used to describe the flavor of something.

Describing how to Heat a Green Home

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Students will describe the how engineers use energy to heat a green home and compare it to traditional heating of a home.

Describing the Complexities of Designing a Staircase

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Students will describe the architectural complexities associated with designing a staircase in a short expository form.

Describing the Ice Cream Production Process

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Students will describe the steps in the production of ice cream.

Describing the Process of Creating an Ice Cream Flavor

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Students will describe the process used to create a new ice-cream flavor.

Does Exercise Prevent Childhood Obesity?

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Students will need to consider the varying points of view provided through the readings. Through research, the student will need to determine the value of exercise as a means of preventing childhood obesity.

How does where you live impact the eye of the beholder?

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Students will research the various articles and informational texts to learn about potential perceptions of beauty across cultures. Additionally, considerations should be given to how these perceptions influence advertising and marketing and if the golden ratio has any impact on these perceptions.

Making Healthier Ice Cream

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Students will research the various articles and informational texts to learn about making healthier ice cream. Additionally, considerations should be given to how healthier ice cream tastes and if people like the taste of this ice cream.

Market Research

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Students will research the various articles and informational texts to learn about the strategies associated with market research. Additionally, considerations should be given to the impact that online surveys and data-gathering have on determining consumer behavior and preferences.

Providing Healthier Menu Choices

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Students will research the various articles and informational texts to learn about opportunities for the creation of healthy menu choices. Additionally, considerations should be given to portion control.

Space Food

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Students will need to consider concerns and possibilities relating to food in space. What are the some of the challenges NASA faces in determining the menu to be provided for astronauts who be going on a prolonged space mission?

Sunglasses and Ultraviolet Radiation

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Students will have to research the various articles and informational texts to learn about the sun and how solar radiation affects the human eye. Be sure to consider how sunglasses can help protect the human eye.

The Farm-to-Table Concept

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Students will research the various articles and informational texts to learn about the farm-to-able concept and the potential benefits it holds for communities and the environment. Additionally, considerations should be given to any potential health concerns that may arise from this concept.

Why is ADA compliance important and difficult for some communities to address?

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Students will research the various articles and informational texts to learn about ADA compliance and the importance of the federal law for people with disabilities. Additionally, considerations should be given to the economics and infrastructure concerns for communities.