9th Grade STEM PBL | Excell Education Innovations – Bruce Mims
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 Integrated Curriculum

Project/Unit Planning Template

 

TOPIC:  The Million Dollar Miracle SCHOOL:

SLC:

GRADE LEVEL TEAM: 9th grade

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

Students were asked to come up with a community outreach program designed to address a current health or welfare issue. Their project required them to write a grant proposal to put a plan into action that was less than $1 Million Dollars.

 

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:    How can you help a community within Los Angeles county address a health problem?

 

SUBJECT: 

English

SUBJECT:

Engineering

SUBJECT:

Science

SUBJECT:

Medical Occupations

SUBJECT:

Math: geometry

SUB-QUESTION: 

How will you get your project funded?

SUB-QUESTION: 

How will you provide access to the community via web page?

SUB-QUESTION: 

How can you address the public health issue?

SUB-QUESTION: 

How can you present the public health issue to the community at large?

SUB-QUESTION:

How will you spend your grant money?

 

 

STUDENT PERFORMANCES:

  1. Write a cover letter
  2. Statement of need
  3. Brief biography of team members
  4. Interview two people
  5. 1 paragraph abstract.

 

 

STUDENT PERFORMANCES:

  1. Create an informative web page
  2. Internet research
  3. Write an illustrated business proposal
  4. Items:
  1. a.      Picture file
  2. b.     Clip art
  3. c.      Motion clip

 

 

STUDENT PERFORMANCES:

  1. Statement of the problem
  2. Hypothesis of solution
  3. Procedure of steps to address the problem
  4. Results or predicted outcome
  5. Conclusion presented of how affective their project was.

 

STUDENT PERFORMANCES:

  1. Written report
  2. PSA:
  1. a.      Topic
  2. b.     Message stated
  3. c.      Informative
  4. d.     Statistics with sources
  5. e.      Issues identified
  6. f.       Solution debate
  1. To do list
  2. Final presentation

 

STUDENT PERFORMANCES:

  1. Create a budget proposal for your grant
  2. Present a project budget at the midway point of the project
  3. Present date in a professional portfolio the details the use of the money

 

 

Project Options (Personalization – Differentiate based on students’ interests and skills): Students can present challenges for approval of accommodations to be approved by 9th grade teaching team. Students with personal background in a specific area receive priority in project idea selection.

 

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