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Implementation of Steganography
Use this activity to guide students in using Javascript knowledge to create secret messages in digital images.
Teach Engineering
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Globalization through International Marketing
Look into other cultures and learn about different countries while becoming better global citizens.
CTE Project
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Compare Economic Systems
Students discuss how different societies answer the same fundamental economic questions by comparing economic systems.
Carolina K-12
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Read “Black Women Writers at Work”
Undoubtedly, inspired people inspire people. Read the interviews of many inspiring Black women.
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Engineering Design of a Car
Students can learn the principles of engineering design through designing, building, and learning to race.
CTE Online
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Introduce Tax Basics to Students
In this lesson, students learn about personal finance and earning and reporting income.
The Wharton School
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Decide Your City’s Energy Future
With this interactive assignment, students can explore different types of energy and how to power a city’s electric grid.
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Big Data, What Are You Saying?
Students act as entrepreneurs and learn ways to research variables affecting the market of their proposed, hypothetical products.
Teach Engineering
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Introduction to the Endocrine System
Look into this overview of the hormones, regulation of body processes, regulation of hormone production, and more.
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Create Your Own Google Logo
Students bring the Google logo to life using code, utilizing programming and design.
Google For Education
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Programming the Javengers
Have your students create Super Hero objects in Java with this project.
CTE Online
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Meet Laverne Cox
Read on Laverne Cox's life, herstory, and the importance of trans rights. Gender identity matters.
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Create Virtual Dogs to Learn Java
Students will create virtual dogs as java to model real dogs in an effort to help adopters learn about the various breeds. 
CTE Online
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Reinventing Ethical Entrepreneurship
This exercise draws out the significance of trust by exposing students to a competitive advertising game.
Strata Academic Programs
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Defend a Solution to a Real-World Problem
Have students defend their solution to a real-world problem as they work on the design of a projectile launcher.
CTE Online
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Computer Simulation of an Artificial Neural Network
Students learn to run simulations of a neural network to explore a model of machine learning.
Teach Engineering
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The Immune System Project
Engage students in creating a storybook, teaching children the importance of preventing the spread of disease.
CTE Online
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Protecting Patient’s Privacy
A lesson on global health that introduces HIPAA regarding ethics and human rights.
CTE Online
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Learning with NOVA Cybersecurity Labs
Students will learn to solve challenges presented in different NOVA Cybersecurity games.
PBS Learning Media
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Teaching LGBTQ+ History
Create an environment of inclusion by using a lesson plan and further discussing LGBTQ+ history with your students.
LGBTQ History
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Solve Real-World Problems with A.I.
In this project, students will learn how Artificial Intelligence is advancing and create their own form of A.I.
CTE Online
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Using Biotechnology to Detect & Treat Disease
Learn how biotechnology can identify & fight diseases, while examining ethical & privacy issues with genetic testing.
PBS LearningMedia
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Learn About Micro-organisms and Foodborne Illness
Introduce students to the four types of pathogens that can contaminate food and cause foodborne illness.
CTE Online
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Learning Cost-Benefit Analysis
Use this activity to have students compete in teams to design the most efficient Solar Farm.
Teach Engineering
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The Absolute “Yes” & “No” in Caring for Patients
Use this resource that focuses on activities, scope of practice, and more that is required of medical assistants.
CTE Project
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Introduction to Customer Service
A lesson on why customer service is vital to the Hospitality industry.
CTE Online
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Creating a Web App
Students can use Ubuntu Linux Operating System through Amazon Web Services to create a Web App in the Cloud.
CTE Online
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Being an Effective Leader
Check out this Women's History plan that talks about being an effective leader. Learn through the lens of Chief Mankiller.
National Women's History Museum
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Learning Blockchain Essentials
Learn about Blockchain Essentials and earn a badge from IBM!
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Learn About the Night Shift Nurse
With the resources, tips, and tools in this guide, students can learn different opportunities in nursing.
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Design a Promotional Mix
Teach students about advertising, sales, public relations, and more by having them design a promotional mix.
Youth Entrepreneurs Academy
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Teach Economics Using Baseball
Engage students in learning about economics through baseball.
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Creating Menus for Special Diets
This activity challenges students with a set of dietary problems to solve, where which they are restaurant "simulated managers."
CTE Project
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Starting a Catering Business
An effective "virtual entrepreneurship" unit that instructs students on the importance of completing a business plan.
CTE Online
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Use the Engineering Design Process
Have your students design a soccer cleat dirt removal mat using the engineering design process.
CTE Online
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Introduce Entrepreneurship
Use this resource to check out free entrepreneurship resources or compete in a business plan competition.
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
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Creating a STEM-Themed Amusement Park
Take this fun activity and have your students work in groups to create a STEM-themed amusement park!
CTE Online
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Learning About Technology in Hospitality & Tourism
Use this lesson to have your students identify technology equipment that are used in this industry.
Texas CTE
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Buy a Car Virtually
Students explore different financing options and understanding opportunity cost, by buying a car virtually.
CTE Online
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Deliver the Perfect Elevator Pitch
The Perfect Pitch introduces students to pitch their business idea in the best way to potential investors.
CTE Online
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The Cornerstone of Restaurant Operations
Use this resource and have your students outline solutions and improvements to services that impact the customer.
Texas CTE
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Introduction to Financial Accounting
Master the technical skills needed to analyze financial statements and disclosure in financial analysis.
University of Pennsylvania
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Redefining the Work Debate
Are robots taking over our jobs? Have your students discuss this in small groups!
National Geographic
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Toilet Paper Wars
This fun activity explains the competing forces of supply and demand.
Adam Smith Works
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Becoming a Chef
In this lesson, students explore the details of everything it takes to be on the successful path for this career.
CTE Online
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Learn about Biotechnology
This lab course introduces students to the scope of biotech research and product development across many fields.
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Engineer Digital Biodegraders for Biological Cleanup
In this hands-on activity, students prepare a proposal to help clean up an area near their school that is contaminated.
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Overcoming Challenges through the Lens of Social Justice
In this interdisciplinary project, encourage students to research a social justice challenge in their career theme.
American Federation of Teachers via sharemylesson
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Introduction to the Hospitality & Tourism Industry
Discover the career opportunities and adventures available to those in the Hospitality/Tourism industry.
University System of Maryland
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Build Bridges, Buildings and Beyond
In these activities, students learn about beams, critical load, and windy city towers.
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Implementing the Jigsaw Classroom
Learn this innovative strategy for breaking up a classroom for group work.
Jigsaw Classroom
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Code Mathematical Models
Use this teacher's guide to have your students use their algebraic knowledge to code mathematical models using Python.
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Explore Health Careers
Health Careers Exploration is a survey course designed to introduce students to a broad spectrum of health careers.
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Introduce HIPPA
Teach students the importance of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule.
CTE Online
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Encouraging Equality in STEM
Check out this interdisciplinary, PBL lesson plan and activity to discuss why so few women & girls are in STEM.
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Build a Website
Support a cause that you care about by learning to build your own website!
Girls Who Code
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Explore Ethics
Students will be able to define what ethics is and explore some of the ethical dilemmas our society faces.
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Learning the Musculoskeletal system
These lesson plans cover types of skeletal systems, bone development, joints and motion, and more.
Explore Blockchain
Have your students explore Blockchain technology including cryptograph and hashing by using this teacher's guide.
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Teach the Principles of Hospitality
Principles of Hospitality and Tourism provides an overview of the current hospitality and tourism industry.
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Introduce Food Product Development
Students will show their knowledge of basic concepts of food product development by creating an original prototype formula.
CTE Online
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Exploring Feminism
Undoubtedly, women have historically been leaders and revolutionaries. Check out this lesson plan to learn more on women's rights.
Learning For Justice
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Embark on a Virtual Entrepreneurship
On this two-part, virtual entrepreneurship project, students will learn how to operate a business plan.
CTE Online
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Read the State of the World’s Nursing Report – 2020
Use the WHO's 2020 report to engage students in a case study of the future of nursing based on the impact of COVID-19.
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Being a Travel Agent
Learn what a travel agent is and what they do, then plan a vacation within the US.
CTE Online
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Create Simulations
Look over this Hour of Code Teacher's Guide that introduces geometric concepts, as students additionally create simulations.
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Learn About Credit Card Use
In this lesson students learn the joys and dangers of using credit.
A Black Lives Matter sign is held up.
Learning Herstory
Three women created the Black Lives Matter movement; learn her story.
Black Lives Matter
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Stepping into Innovation – Invention Education
Learn this new approach where students solve their problems and protect their ideas.
MIT Full STEAM Ahead
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Working in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry Can Be Demanding.
In this lesson, students will analyze the demands of employment in the hospitality and tourism industry.
Texas CTE
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Planning a Texas Vacation
Travel plans are on the back burner, but students should flex their hospitality muscles! Plan a trip and more with this activity.
Texas CTE
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Identify Ethical Issues in Business
Engage students in Business Ethics by identifying ethical issues and ways to solve the dilemmas people can face daily.
CTE Online
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Play Accounting Jeopardy
Students have fun demonstrating their understanding of accounting by playing Accounting Jeopardy!
The Wharton School
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Teaching Racial Justice
Conversations about race is difficult. In this case, guides on how to have these tough conversations can help.
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Learn About Generational Spending & Hospitality
Investigate the changing spending patterns between generations and how it relates to the hospitality industry and emerging trends.
CTE Online
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Learn How to Control Appliances with Voice Commands
Students control appliances using the Speech Recognition technology, one of the many cool applications of A.I.
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Manufacture a Model Steam Engine
This project takes students through steam engines and critical print reading skills, CAD/CAM practice, and more.
CTE Online
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Learn About Entrepreneurship
Students will gain understanding of the critical role played by entrepreneurs in the national and global economy.
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Teaching Finance Curriculum
Everything you need to teach a NAF Academy of Finance course is here: lesson plans & resources for students/teachers.
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Learn the Engineering Design Process
This comprehensive lesson teaches the 6 steps of the Engineering Design Process with the help of the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote.
CTE Online
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Explore Business Economics
An introduction to the key concepts of economics with business and differentiates microeconomics from macroeconomics.
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Learn About the Principles of Accounting
Introduce the accounting process and how it facilitates decision making by providing data to internal and external stakeholders.
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Promote Your CTSO
Use this CTE online curriculum and have your students create a marketing plan to draw in new members.
CTE Online
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Design the Inside of a Food Truck
In this project by CTE Online, students will learn about menus, while designing and creating a mock food truck.
CTE Online
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Understanding Professional Etiquette
Have your students learn more on professionalism here through understanding great customer service.
CTE Online
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Explore the Cardiovascular System
Introduce students to the cardiovascular system with these OpenStax lessons.
Harvard LabXchange
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Study How the Heart Works
Students will learn about the working heart, relating to electric impulses from the SA node, AV node, etc.
Share My Lessons
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Introduce Students to the Human Body
This pathway provides an in-depth look at anatomy & physiology, the organization of the human body, functions of human life, etc.
Harvard LabXchange
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Start Your Own Business
This project has an entrepreneur realize their dreams through ITC, Business and Finance, and English Language-Arts.
CTE Online
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Learn How an Income Statement is Like Water in a Bathtub
Students will learn how an Income Statement is like water in a bathtub by analyzing the different bath water scenarios.
CTE Online
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Determine the Best Payment Option
In this activity, students will determine which payment type to use while learning the pros and cons of credit card use.
NextGen Personal Finance
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Gaining an Understanding of Computer Networks
This unit guides learners to define what networks are and where we find them in our modern world.
Teach Computing
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Teaching Health Sciences Curriculum
Everything needed to teach a NAF Academy of Health Sciences course: lesson plans & resources for students/teachers.
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Teaching Engineering Curriculum
NAF endorses the Engineering curricula offered by Project Lead the Way, Paxton/Patterson, and STEM 101.
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Learn Advanced Computer Science
Learn advanced curriculum, in Python, provided by the Computer Science Academy by Carnegie Mellon University.
Carnegie Mellon
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Learn Intermediate Computer Science
Intermediate students can follow this self-paced, Python Computer Science course developed by Carnegie Mellon University.
Carnegie Mellon
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Experience the Life of an Engineer
Paxton/Patterson offers an engineering curriculum focused on mirroring the experience of real-life engineers.
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Moving Full STEAM Ahead
Full STEAM Ahead offers complete packages of activities for students in engineering, science, tech & math, created by MIT.
Full Steam Ahead
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Inspiring Engineering Educators
PLTW, Project Lead the Way, is a robust engineering curriculum used by many NAF academies across the country.
Project Lead the Way