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Ag Electricity

Ag Electricity

Electric Motors

Defining Career Success (1) | (PPT)
Flexibility is the key to establishing and maintaining a career. This flexibility can help to increase mobility in the company, higher compensation or etc. Relate this to the flexibility that an Electrical motor provides. (ex. Reversing the wires changes the direction of the motor)

Learning to Assess Others Strengths (2,3) | (PPT)
You assess electric motors based on the job they must perform. One of the ways motors are rated is based on horsepower. People need to be able to assess others strengths to be able to use those strengths to their fullest potential.

The Need for Leaders (2)
Cite the need for leaders and how it is like for the need for electric motors in a specific given situation.

Intro to Electricity

Travel and Dining Etiquette (2) | (PPT)
Relate how electrical work requires specialty tools for specific jobs and relate this to the different utensils in a place setting. Describe the appropriate use of each tool and utensils.

How Organizations Express Beliefs, Values and Direction (3) | (PPT)
Compare how the 3 components of Electricity (amps, watts, and voltage) is like the 3 components of the FFA mission statement.

The Role of Leader on Teams (1) | (PPT)
Just as atoms have different components with the nucleus being at the center. The center of a team is its leader.

Schematics

Evaluating a Plan (IA) | (PPT)
Using the Interest Approach demonstrate the importance of having a complete schematic plan when working with electricity. Relate this to developing personal goal plans for students SAE projects.

Choosing My Vehicle (Planning SAEs) | (PPT)
Schematics acts as an electrical plan or layout of the electrical wiring. Compare this to developing a plan for students SAE projects.

Developing Solutions and Strategies (1) | (PPT)
Relate this lesson to the problem solving process to solve schematic problems.

Single Phase/3 Phase

Understanding Common Etiquette (2) | (PPT)
Relate the situations for using single and 3 phase circuits to the situations for using proper etiquette in the LK lesson.

Wiring/Circuits

Taking Risks (1) | (PPT)
Relate being a risk taker and accepting new challenges to wiring a circuit and not wanting to see if it works. If students constantly only try things they know they will succeed at they will never see their true potential in this world.

Collaborative Relationships (all,IA) | (PPT)
Relate trust to wiring and bad wiring to distrust. Correlate this to the characteristics needed to develop positive relations.

Creating Engaging Chapter Meetings (all,IA) | (PPT)
Conductors are used in circuits to move electricity. Relate this to conducting effective meetings that are engaging that leave members charged.

Ag Power

Engine Systems and Components

Aligning Activities to Mission and Vision in Groups (3) | (PPT)
Each engine system performance effects the overall efficiency of an engine . Relate this to how the activities a FFA chapter participates in effects the overall mission and vision of the organization.

Components of the Communication Process (1) | (PPT)
Compare the 3 main components of communication to the processes an engine needs to fully operate.

Defining Roles on Teams (all,IA) | (PPT)
Every engine component has a role in making an engine run. Every member of a team has a role in helping the team function smoothly.

General Repair Procedures

Resources Available (1) | (PPT)
Tie this lesson to using resources to help solve problems. (ex. Parts catalogs, instruction manuals, etc.) Explain that problems may need outside resources to help be solved.

Identifying Others Who Can Help (1) | (PPT)
Students are given a problem with an engine and need to figure out who can help them complete their given tasks they have to do to the engine.

Defining Teamwork (all,IA) | (PPT)
Repairing equipment gets the equipment prepared to function properly, just as team building makes a team function properly.

Hydraulics/Pneumatics systems

Mobilizing Others to Action (4) | (PPT)
Connect how techniques of persuasion relate to the hydraulics/pneumatic systems of a tractor. (ex. The tractor can persuade the Hydraulic front end loader to move soil, just as a leader could persuade someone to perform an action.)

Conceptualizing Ideas (all,IA) | (PPT)
Have students brainstorm the pros and cons related to the two systems and relate to the skills outlined in the LK lesson.

Seeking Counseling (1) | (PPT)
Hydraulic and pneumatic systems have valves in them that work to relieve pressure, in life there may be times when people need to seek counseling to get relief from their problems.

Internal Combustion Engine

Understanding Leader/Follower Dynamics (1) | (PPT)
Illustrate how the parts of an engine work together. Connect this concept to teamwork and persuading other to follow the group. (ex. As the crankshaft rotates the rest of the engine parts follow and work together to run the engine.)

Introduction to Situational Leadership (3)
Use the traits of leadership as compared to the parts of an engine. IE using the crankshaft as the leader of the engine, and the rest of the engine parts as the followers.

Preventative Maintenance

The Role of Physical Activity in Personal Success (all,IA) | (PPT)
Preventative maintenance increases the life of machinery, physical activity increases a persons ability to live a longer life.

Ag Structures/Building Technology

Concrete

Defining Teamwork (2) | (PPT)
Relate the importance and benefits of properly mixing and laying cement with the proper environmental conditions and ratios. Relate this concept with the benefits and dynamics of working as a team.

Analyzing Risks and Rewards of Change (1,2) | (PPT)
Define change, and identify the risks of change, compare it to the risks of using concrete instead of asphalt. Then list the financial and mechanical rewards of using concrete.

Understanding Healthy Eating Habits (all,IA) | (PPT)
Concrete must have the proper ingredients mixed in the proper proportions to develop the correct mix. People must eat the right kinds of foods in the proper amounts to have a healthy diet.

Construction Codes

The Origins of Organizations (2,3) | (PPT)
Why is it important to follow and stay current on construction codes? Relate how codes change to meet the current needs and relate it to changes that have occurred in FFAs History to meet the needs of it members.

Team Codes of Conduct (all,IA) | (PPT)
Building codes are established so that contractors and customers can know what is expected in constructing the building. This creates high standards that must be met in the construction process. The same is true on teams, a code of conduct will let members know what is expected on the team and sets high expectations for team members.

Framing

The Origins of Organizations (3) | (PPT)
Relate the process of framing a building to the dates associated with establishment of the FFA Organization. Make a direct connection that the history of the organization helps direct the future just as framing helps determine future construction.

Conflict Resolution Techniques (all,IA) | (PPT)
Compare how solving team conflict to how the way of putting a frame walls together could conflict if not put together properly.

Levels of Teamwork (1) | (PPT)
The frame creates the form of a building. A team forms into what the team will be as directed by the LK lesson.

Insulation

Conflict Resolution Techniques (3) | (PPT)
Insulation is used to help regulate temperature with in a structure. Conflict within a team can raise tempers, relate these concepts to strategies to help resolve conflict.

Practicing Honesty (all,IA,3)
Compare the value of honesty as a trait to having good insulation is a trait of a good house.

Coping with Adversity (all,IA) | (PPT)
Insulation shields against adverse weather conditions, In life people have to develop strategies to cope with adversity.

Lumber Selection

Introduction to Situational Leadership (IA)
How do you decide what lumber is selected for a project? Relate this selection process to situational leadership. (Ex. Lumber choice will change based on the jobs just as leadership styles my change based on the situation)

Promoting FFA Opening Doors (2) | (PPT)
Relate how the benefits of FFA towards a students education and personal goals are like how selecting the best kinds of lumber benefits a students woodworking project.

The Consequences of Ethics (1,2,IA) | (PPT)
The straightest lumber should be selected, just as ethical behavior helps a person be more ethical.

Planning Structures

Developing Speeches Using the Magic Formula (IA) | (PPT)
Relate the planning of an agricultural structure to the process of developing a speech. Using the key points to help establish the direction of the plan.

Critical Thinking Skills (1,2) | (PPT)
Define critical thinking skills and how it helps in planning structures and the way theyre built.

Using Planning Skills (all,IA)
Use this lesson on planning skills to tie into the lesson of planning for a structure. Relate the skills gained to help plan improvements for your SAE project.

Plumbing

The Importance of Building Relationships (2) | (PPT)
Relate the importance of developing and strengthening relationship with peers to the importance of reinforcing soldered joint.

Results Without Jeopardizing Relationships (1,2) | (PPT)
Relate the importance of developing strong relationships between the pipes and joints and its relationship to the plumbing system.

Applying Conflict Resolution Techniques (all,IA) | (PPT)
Relate this lesson to unclogging a pipe. Whether you use a plunger or a snake there are different methods for unclogging a pipe just as there are techniques for resolving conflict in life.

Roofing

Using Appropriate Language and Humor (2) | (PPT)
Shingles are designed to accommodate specific environmental conditions. Just as it is important to select the right shingle for the job it is also important to be aware of the language and humor you use in specific situations.

Trying New Ideas (3) | (PPT)
Develop an action plan for trying new things as to ways of putting up different types of roofing structures.

Process and Product Evaluation (all,IA) | (PPT)
Roofing is a process. Ex. Putting on tar paper then shingles. The finished roof is the product. Relate the process of roofing and the finished roof to process and product evaluation.

Siding

Understanding Self-worth (3) | (PPT)
Relate how the selection of the correct exterior can either help increase or decrease the aesthetics value of a facility. Correlate this to the factors that can help increase or decreased perception of ones self-worth.

The Benefits of Character and Integrity (all,IA) | (PPT)
Relate how building character and integrity are like how the siding of a house adds character to its design and protection of the integrity of the house.

Creating Positive Impressions in Public (all,IA) | (PPT)
The siding of a building determines how people perceive the building as being nice, classy etc, or if it is considered a dump. Just as people are judged on their appearance as being nice, classy, or a sloppy.

Surveying

Adjusting Your Journey (Evaluating SAEs) (all,IA) | (PPT)
Surveying can be defines as the measuring of large items. Relate this to evaluating and measuring your progress with your SAE.

Developing Leadership in SAEs (2)
Relate the development of skills in a SAE to the develop of a list or map of the area being surveyed.

Researching Careers (1) | (PPT)
Surveying plot points to give information about the elevation and boundaries on an area of land. Students should survey their interests to determine areas of careers they are interested in.

Emerging Technology

Automated Manufacturing

Process and Product Evaluation (1) | (PPT)
Relate the steps and processes of automated manufacturing to the different types of leaders in a team as supported by AHS32.TM.A

Embracing Emerging Technology in the Workplace (all,IA) | (PPT)
Use LK lesson to facilitate the discussion: Technology is changing industry drastically ex. Computerized lathes and computerized plasma cutting. Relate how embracing this technology will change the ag. Mech. Industry

Automatic Manufacturing

Communicating with Customers (1,4) | (PPT)
Relate the skills needed to communicate with customers when trying to sell machines that use Automatic manufacturing.

GIS

Determining End Products of Process (2)
Identify how using GIS software can produce an usable end result related to Ag. Mach. with interpreting GPS Data. Relate the scenarios to specific examples related to this technology, such as site specific field monitors.

Embracing Emerging Technology in the Workplace (1) | (PPT)
Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of GIS.

Developing Professional Growth Plans (all,IA) | (PPT)
GIS can be used to create maps to provide information on yields and inputs, just as professional development plans help employees map their professional growth.

GPS

Embracing Emerging Technology in the Workplace (1) | (PPT)
Connect the pros and cons of using GPS in agricultural machinery (ex. Surveying and Site Specific Field Monitor Technology)

Valuing My Contributions (all,IA) | (PPT)
Use all Objective to relate how Making contributions in life to how GPS units are making contributions to the farming industry.

Advancing a Career (2) | (PPT)
Just as GPS is used to help find where you are and how to get from point A to point B. Students should develop a strategy to get from point A to point B in their chosen career.

Job Oriented Tools

Job Oriented Tools

Managing Change in Your Career (all,IA) | (PPT)
Compare and analyze wanted and unwanted changes. Apply the change cycle to a company switching from ARC welders to MIG welders.

Understanding Ways People Are Different (all,IA) | (PPT)
Appreciate that every tool was designed to perform a specific job and relate it to appreciating the cultural difference in people.

Appreciating Individual Talents and Strengths (all,IA) | (PPT)
There are many specialty tools that have specific jobs just like every individual has a talent for a specific purpose.

Proper Equipment Use

Developing a Resume (all,IA) | (PPT)
Relate to how proper equipment use can be compared to having a proper resume.

Understanding the Importance of Professional Ethics (2) | (PPT)
Discuss how using equipment properly in the shop relates to developing respect and trust from peers and demonstrates professional ethics.

Appreciating Differences in People (all,IA) | (PPT)
All tools have similarities and differences and are valued for their use as tools, people have similarities and differences as well and are valued for themselves as individuals.

Exploring Careers

Career Types

Researching Careers (3)
Have students identify local forms of locating jobs related to agricultural mechanics.

Creating a Personal Vision (1,3)
Create and Write a personal vision towards a particular job that is of interest to you. Communicate your personal vision with others.

Identifying Career Interests and Preferences (all,IA)
Use this lesson as written but have students focus on careers in agriculture mechanics.

Customer Relations/Sales and Service

Communicating with Customers (all,IA) | (PPT)
Customer relations is an important part of any business. Communicating with customers is an essential component of customer relations.

Education/Training Requirements

The Role of Mentors and Coaches (all,IA) | (PPT)
Do all objectives and then compare why mentoring programs are so important in the field of agricultural mechanics. Also have them give the advantages of finding a good mentor for their specific ag. Mech trait

Project Planning

Bill of Materials

Using Planning Skills (2)
Relate how ineffective planning can effect the materials needed for a job as well as the bottom line of the bill of materials.

Being Responsible and Accountable (2)
Understand how personal decisions affects others to how a Contractor can affect his workers by making the proper Bill of Materials for a specific project.

Record Keeping (all,IA)
Record keeping keeps track of expenses and budgeting just as a bill of materials gives you the amounts of material and the costs you need to complete a project.

Drawings and Scale

Life Balance (2) | (PPT)
Express the importance of keeping project drawing in perspective and to scale and relate it to having and developing a well balanced lifestyle.

Setting Team Expectations (2) | (PPT)
Students work together to get ideas from each other on how to layout a farm.

Identifying Planning Skills (all,IA)
Drawing out a project is one of the first steps in planning an agriculture mechanics project. Students need planning skills for other areas of their life. Ex. School, careers, FFA, athletics.

Measuring

Using Evaluation and Reflection (2) | (PPT)
Illustrate the example of measuring twice and cutting once to the importance of reviewing and evaluating goals in order to achieve success.

Determining End Products of Process (2,3)
Knowing your end product such as a shop project, relate to how making clear measurements make a project more precise than if you just guess at measurements.

Goal Setting Strategies (2) | (PPT)
Accurate measuring is essential for being exact in project construction. Goals should be measurable so students can evaluate progress towards achievement of those goals.

Shop Management and Safety

General Shop Rules

The Importance of Attitude (all,IA) | (PPT)
Relate that team and individual attitudes can contribute or hinder the shop management and clean-up process. (ex. Positive attitudes and focused cleaners get the job done faster leaving more time to work in the shop)

Understanding the Consequences of My Actions (all,IA) | (PPT)
Compare and contrast the consequences of positive and negative actions that are taken in a shop setting.

Being Responsible and Accountable (all,IA)
Working in the shop requires students to be responsible and follow the rules. Use this lesson to have students assess their responsibility while being in the shop. (Evaluation- Have students write about being responsible in the shop)

PPEs

Defining Responsibility (all,IA) | (PPT)
Identify opportunities to practice being responsible in a shop area as being related to using PPEs

Understanding the Consequences of My Actions (all,IA) | (PPT)
There are positive and negative consequences for using or not using PPES just as there are positive and negative consequences based on choices people make.

Shop Hazards

Analyzing Risks and Rewards of Change (1) | (PPT)
Use AHS.19.TM.A to explain how positive changes in behaviors can reduce shop hazards.

Coping with Adversity (3) | (PPT)
Use the 5 ways of dealing with adversities as compared to dealing with hazards in the shop situation.

Understanding Adverse Effects of Risk Behaviors (all,IA) | (PPT)
There are hazards that can be found in any shop, but through using proper safety practices risk can be minimized. If students understand how risky behaviors effect them they can develop strategies to avoid these behaviors.

Small Engines

4 Stroke/2 Stroke Engines

What Is FFA All About? (3)
When discussing the components of a 4 stroke and 3 stroke engine relate this to the 2 components of Agricultural Education. Relate how each of the competent is linked to the total success of the engine and the FFA organization.

Managing Change in Your Career (all,IA) | (PPT)
A cycle is defined as a continuous series of events that repeats itself. Relate the cycle of change to 2 stroke and 4 stroke engines.

How Organizations Are Structured--National, State and Local (all,IA,1) | (PPT)
Relate how the structure of an organization is like the structure of a 4 stroke and 2 stroke engine.

Assembly/Disassembly

The Stages of Development (1) | (PPT)
Relate the process of assembling and disassembling engines with the four stages of personal development as defined in the LK lesson.

Life Balance (all,IA) | (PPT)
Identify the factors that contribute to a balanced life to why it is important to have engine part properly balanced or assembled correctly.

The Importance of Building Relationships (1,2) | (PPT)
There is a process to building an engine. You must also use a process of building and maintaining relationships with friends, co-workers etc.

Charging Systems

Mobilizing Others to Action (3) | (PPT)
Link the importance of proper engine charging to the proper methods of empowering and motivating others.

Motivation Factors (1,2) | (PPT)
The job of the charging system is to charge the battery. People use motivation to charge other people to get them enthused and motivated to action.

Engine Reconditioning

Human Potential (IA) | (PPT)
Relate how reconditioning an engine to reach its highest potential can be related to the potential that each student has if only they focus on it.

Learning to Assess Others Strengths (2) | (PPT)
Identify the potential strengths of an engine through reconditioning like looking for potential strengths to look for, grouped by talent, skill, and/or character strength.

Analyzing Risks and Rewards of Change (1,3) | (PPT)
When stress occurs in engines it causes parts to wear out. Just as change can bring on stress. There are methods used to offset stress in change (rewards to change) & lubricants reduce stress in an engine.

Fuel Systems

Using Study Skills (1) | (PPT)
The fuel system is vital to the engine. How is practicing proper studying skills vital to success in school?

Enjoying the Ride (FFA and SAEs) (all,IA) | (PPT)
Describe how FFA degrees and proficiencies are the fuel for a student to stay active in the FFA.

Life Balance (all,IA) | (PPT)
The carburetor in an engine must have the correct mixture of fuel and air so the engine will perform correctly. People need to have the right amount of time invested in areas of their life so they can live balanced lives.

Ignition Systems

Motivation Factors (2) | (PPT)
Relate the factors needed to increase or decrease ones motivation to the factors that can be used to modify an ignition system.

Dealing with Non-team Players (all,IA) | (PPT)
Have student relate how non-team players are like spark plugs who arent not working properly and how they affect the performance of an engine as a non-team player affects a team.

Mobilizing Others to Action (all,IA) | (PPT)
The spark plug provides the spark that makes the engine run. Motivation is the spark that motivates others to action.

Starting Systems

Being a Self-starter (1,IA) | (PPT)
Connect the skills needed to be a self-motivator to the parts in the starting system of an engine.

The Role of Leader on Teams (1,3) | (PPT)
Assess how effective leaders are in different roles like a started system has different roles in the engine system.

Being a Self-starterick Here (all,IA) | (PPT)
Starters are used to start engines. People need to be able to be self starting on tasks.

Troubleshooting

Trying New Ideas (1) | (PPT)
Relate how being open to try new ideas can aide in the diagnosis of engine troubles. Also explain how trying new skills can be beneficial to students.

Introduction to Group Problem Solving (1,2) | (PPT)
Identify the steps of problem solving in relation to troubleshooting problems in an engine. Have them use the processes learned about group problem solving toward engines.

Identifying Problems Correctly (all,IA) | (PPT)
Troubleshooting is the first step to properly repair an engine. The method of guessing what is wrong and replacing parts is an ineffective method of engine repair. There are correct methods and incorrect methods of identifying and solving problems in life.

Welding

Arc Shield Welding

Skill Development: Employability Skills for the 21st Century (all,IA) | (PPT)
There are many specific skills that must be learned in order to arc weld. There are also many general employability skills that can be applied to any job. This lesson focuses on some of these universal skills.

Understanding Ways People Are Different (1) | (PPT)
Explain the different categories and characteristics of welding electrodes. Relate this to the stereotypes and classifications people use to classify people in society.

Seeking Positive Relationships (2) | (PPT)
List the positive relationships of temperature, amperage, and watts to the skills needed to develop positive relationships.

Cold Metal Work

Understanding Self-image (2) | (PPT)
When using the grinder you can produce as positive or negative effect on the metal. (ex. Grind to much weakens the metal, do not grind enough it can be unsafe or sharp) Relate this to the positive and negative factors that can affects ones self image.

Process and Product Evaluation (3) | (PPT)
Use the 4 questions of the evaluation process toward each aspect needed to be done for each individual cold metal project.

The Role of Mentors and Coaches (1,2) | (PPT)
Just as metal can be molded and shaped, mentors mold and shape people.

Metal Cutting

Techniques for Handling Change (1) | (PPT)
When working with the cutting torch the indicator to begin to cut is the changing of the metal to a cherry red color. Tie in the patience of waiting for this to occur with the techniques to help embrace personal change.

Defining Personal Mission (2,3) | (PPT)
Identify the keys to successful personal mission and relate those keys to how to successfully cut metal, and get the metal cut the way you want to.

Conflict Resolution Techniques (3) | (PPT)
The process of using oxy fuels to create heat to use in a positive manner (ex. Cutting metal); however, in relationships and group situations heat can be a negative aspect that needs conflict resolution to help resolve the problem.

Metal ID

Assessing the Strengths of Others (IA) | (PPT)
Associate the characteristics of tensile strength of various metals with the positive strengths and talents of individual classmates.

Identifying and Utilizing Available Resources (2,3)
The students are to complete a welding project using types of different shaped metals. They are to compile a list of the types and use the ones that will work the best for them.

Appreciating Cultural Diversity (all,IA) | (PPT)
In metal ID different kinds of metals look differently but all metals have common properties, people may look differently but all people share common ground.

MIG/TIG

Professional Ethics and Personal Character (1) | (PPT)
Relate the characteristics that make a strong weld to the characteristics that builds a strong character.

Capitalizing on the Strengths of Others (2) | (PPT)
List why it is important to use the strengths of MIG and TIG welders for the different types of metals.

Professional Ethics and Personal Character (all,IA) | (PPT)
Metal must be free from any impurities when using the MIG / TIG process, having a personal character free from unethical behavior will help people live a life that is just.

Oxy-Fuels

Magic Formula of Presentation Planning (1) | (PPT)
Relate the procedures of setting the torch with the appropriate balance of oxygen and fuels to the steps of designing a presentation by incorporating a balance of presentation dynamics.

Understanding Responsibility and Accountability (all,IA) | (PPT)
Students are to identify the value of personal responsibility and accountability in a Oxy-Fuel lab situation.

Opportunities for Influence in Organizations (1) | (PPT)
Regulators are used in oxy-fuels to regulate pressures, people use self regulation to detect problems in their life and correct those problems to make themselves better.

Woodworking

Planning/Drawing

Developing a Plan Using Goals (3) | (PPT)
A drawn out shop plan is essential for A successful shop project. Just as a written plan is essential for students to accomplish their goals in life.

Developing Professional Growth Plans (all,IA) | (PPT)
Demonstrate how the importance of professional growth plans, just as construction blue prints lead to the overall success of a project or life goal.

Techniques for Handling Change (1) | (PPT)
Explain the benefits of applying effective techniques and attitudes to embrace change as compared to the changes you have to embrace when a contracting customer changes their mind about a house blueprint.

Lumber Selection

Learning to Assess Others Strengths (1) | (PPT)
Relate selecting traits for lumber with evaluating strengthens and weakness in personal character.

Making Decisions about Career Paths (1) | (PPT)
Match decisions about factors in making professional decisions with the importance of selecting different types and qualities of lumber.

The Consequences of Ethics (1,2,IA) | (PPT)
The straightest lumber should be selected, just as ethical behavior helps a person be more ethical.

Measuring/Marking Wood

Communicating with Customers (1) | (PPT)
Relay the importance of properly measuring and marking material to the techniques needed to communicate effectively in the workplace. (ex. If markings are unclear the job may be done incorrectly vs. not clearly verbally expressing you thoughts)

The Benefits of Goal Setting (3) | (PPT)
Show the benefits of setting goals is like making proper marks while measuring which later on helps your projects when putting them together.

Goal Setting Strategies (2) | (PPT)
Accurate measuring is essential for being exact in project construction. Goals should be measurable so students can evaluate progress towards achievement of those goals.

Paints/Finishers

Defining Teamwork (2) | (PPT)
Illustrate how the steps to building a team is related to the steps to properly mixing paints and finishes for application.

Creating Positive Impressions in Public (2,3) | (PPT)
Discuss conduct and appearance for various settings in relation to the uses which specific paints and finishes help with the appearance of a place or project.

Interviewing Techniques (1,IA) | (PPT)
Paints and finishes improve the appearance of projects. In interviewing for a job appearance is important.

Project Construction

Identifying Needs and Aligning with Vision (1) | (PPT)
Develop scenarios and have students use the steps for problem solving to develop a solution to a construction based problem. Also illustrate how these steps can be used to solve any problem.

Planning a Service Project (2,3) | (PPT)
Relate planning a service project to the steps needed to plan a construction project.

Creating Timelines (all,IA) | (PPT)
Creating projects can be a very time consuming process. Relate this lesson to managing time on projects in the shop.

Wood Fasteners

Leadership Styles (1) | (PPT)
Illustrate that each type of fastener is important to the overall job just as different leadership styles are needed to form a complete team.

Understanding Responsibility and Accountability (2) | (PPT)
As students mature there are areas of their life that they need to start taking responsibility for their choices relate this to the choices of selecting the best wood fasteners for the job. (see also HS.14).

Involvement in Community (all,IA) | (PPT)
Identify several ways to be involved in the community as fasteners are involved in holding a project together.