Projects - Human Services

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Projects for Level 2, Dollar amount $4,000

Backpack Design

Location: DefinedStem.com

Students will research the various articles and informational texts to learn about various designs for backpacks. Additionally, considerations should be given to how different people use backpacks and how the primary purpose of the backpack affects the backpack design.

Cooking Healthy Food

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In today's health-conscious society, chefs must create dishes that look and taste rich, but that are healthy for the customer to eat.

Creating a Market Niche for a Restaurant

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Students will examine how restaurant owners work to create a customer niche to increase business.

Creating a Restaurant Menu

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Students will go through the process of creating a restaurant menu and use its contents to plan a supply order for a restaurant.

Creating Campground Rules

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Students will create a brochure of campground rules that are both user friendly and protect the camping environment.

Creating Eye-Pleasing Food

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Chefs must cook food that not only smells and tastes good, but that also looks good.

Data Analysis & Running a Restaurant

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Students will explore how data drives the needs of a restaurant.

Demographics and Advertising

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Students will investigate the ways in which various demographic characteristics can affect an advertising campaign.

Foods & Celiac Disease

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After researching informational texts and articles discussing the causes and effects of celiac disease, write a technical report discussing the foods that contribute to the disease and the foods that can become part of a gluten-free diet. This technical report will be shared with bakers and supermarket managers who are interested in products that can be marketed and sold to people with celiac disease. Support your discussion with evidence from your research. What implications can be drawn from the potential findings?

Green Housing

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You work for a home builder and you're tiling floors. One of your jobs is to order tile for each new house that is built. The boss has given you a blueprint for a new Green home and says it is very important that you order correctly as the special heating tile is very expensive. Your goal is to take the information that you have been given, and figure out how much tile you need to order.

How Does the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act Impact Small Farms and Restaurants?

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Students will research the various articles and informational texts to learn about the impact and implications of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. Additionally, considerations should be given to how this legislation will affect small farms and restaurants.

Toy Designer

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Students will identify toys that will be popular and desired by the target audience of children ages 3 to 11.They will be creating one toy design that will appeal to both boys and girls, or creating two designs.