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ID#: ALL201-108
Title: Department of Transportation
Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10, 11-12, SpecEd
Subject(s): CTE
Description: This module provides students with an opportunity to learn about careers in a number of local, state and national agencies involved in the transportation, distribution and logistics industry.
Revision Date: March 23, 2012
Lessons:
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    ID#: ALL205-101
    Title: Introduction to Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
    Grade Level(s): 9-10
    Subject(s): CTE
    Description: Students will develop an understanding of the supply chain and the difference between Transportation, Distribution and Logistics in approximately 5 50- minute class periods. Using movie maker software, they will make a movie of a career in Transportation, Distribution and Logistics that they have researched.
    Revision Date: February 9, 2012
    Lessons:
    • Introduction to TDL
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    ID#: ALL504-103
    Title: The Future and Careers in Transportation
    Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10, SpecEd
    Subject(s): SocialStudies, CTE
    Description: In this module, students will be introduced to the future of transportation, the elements that affect transportation, and the various careers that are available in the industry. The entire module can be taught in 4 50-minute class periods.
    Revision Date: February 9, 2012
    Lessons:
    • Careers in Transportation
    • The Future of Transportation
    • Distribution Centers, Warehouse and Plant Locations
    • What is Transportation Management?
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    ID#: ALL504-104
    Title: Supply Chain Management Concepts and Careers
    Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10, SpecEd
    Subject(s): CTE
    Description: This module is designed to help students develop an understanding of the impact supply chain management has on the American people by making available a variety of goods and services throughout the United States and the world. In this module, students will be introduced to supply chain management and other various careers that are available in transportation, distribution, and logistics. They will also be introduced to a few supply chain management concepts like multi modal or intermodal transportation and plant and facility location strategies.
    Revision Date: March 16, 2012
    Lessons:
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      ID#: ALL506-102
      Title: What Is Transportation?
      Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10, SpecEd
      Subject(s): SocialStudies, CTE
      Description: The six lessons in this module are appropriate for providing students with an overview of transportation, logistics and the supply chain. Each lesson can be taught independently in one to two class periods.
      Revision Date: March 23, 2012
      Lessons:
      • Importance of Protective Packaging and Material Handling
      • Importance of Order Management and Customer Service
      • Logistics Uses Information Technology
      • What is Supply Chain?
      • What is Logistics?
      • What is Transportation?
      Download Module: ALL-506-102.zip
       
      ID#: ALL506-104
      Title: Roles and Functions of Six Cutting Edge Transportation Careers
      Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10, SpecEd
      Subject(s): SocialStudies, CTE
      Description: The lessons in this module focus primarily on careers in the different types of operations and functions of transportation and their economic and historical importance. They include career information for Transportation, Health and Safety Managers, 3PL Providers, Transportation Brokers, Intermodal Operators, and Materials Handling.
      Revision Date: February 9, 2012
      Lessons:
      • Transportation Health and Safety Managers
      • Role of 3PL Providers
      • Importance of Transportation Brokers
      • Intermodal Transportation Operators
      • Materials Handling Careers
      • Transportation & Logistics Procurement
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      Pathway: Health, Safety and Environmental Management

      ID#: HSEM110-201
      Title: Can You Dig It?
      Grade Level(s): 6-8
      Subject(s): Science, SocialStudies, FineArts
      Description: This a problem-solving activity consisting of seven lessons to be taught in approximately ten 50 minute class periods. This module has many hands-on components to help students understand the importance and relationship of archeology careers and the transportation industry.
      Revision Date: February 9, 2012
      Lessons:
      • What is Archaeology?
      • Artifact Day
      • A Day in the Field
      • Dig Boxes
      • Extensions and Conclusions
      • Creating an Exhibit
      • Archeological Careers in Transportation
      Download Module: HSEM-110-201.zip
       
      ID#: HSEM618-102
      Title: Transportation and Emergencies for Middle School
      Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10
      Subject(s): Science, SocialStudies, CTE
      Description: This career development module is designed to provide middle school students with a basic understanding of the relationship between technology, particularly geospatial technologies, and emergency preparedness.
      Revision Date: February 9, 2012
      Lessons:
      • The Benefits of GPS When Local Emergencies Occur
      • How Do Emergency Vehicles Know Where to Go?
      • A New Path for Emergency Vehicles
      • Exploring and Improving Evacuation Routes
      Download Module: HSEM-618-102.zip
       
      ID#: HSEM626-103
      Title: Transportation and Emergencies for High School
      Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12
      Subject(s): Science, SocialStudies, CTE
      Description: Students will be taught basic concepts of GPS, including how GPS allows emergency responders to locate an incident. They will design improvements to emergency response routes as well as to evacuation routes for natural disasters. They will also explore careers in fields related to disaster planning and in transportation as it relates to emergency preparedness.
      Revision Date: February 9, 2012
      Lessons:
      • The Benefits of GPS When Local Emergencies Occur
      • How Do I Get Roadside Assistance in Times of Emergency?
      • A New Path for Emergency Vehicles
      • Exploring the Resources Available for Natural Disaster Victims
      • Exploring and Improving Evacuation Routes
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      Pathway: Logistics Planning & Management Services

      ID#: LPMS205-101
      Title: Real-World Applications of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
      Grade Level(s): 9-10
      Subject(s): Science, CTE
      Description: After examining the history of RFID technology, students will distinguish the parts associated with RFID technology and their uses and be asked to present a real-world application of RFID technology. The module can be taught in 4 to 5 50-minute class periods.
      Revision Date: March 16, 2012
      Lessons:
      • Real World Applications of RFID
      • Logistics
      Download Module: LPMS-205-101.zip
       
      ID#: LPMS205-202
      Title: Logistics
      Grade Level(s): 9-10
      Subject(s): SocialStudies, CTE
      Description: After discovering the basics of logistics, students will be given a logistics problem to solve. They will present the problem and solution in an oral presentation. The module can be taught in 4 to 5 50-minute class periods.
      Revision Date: January 1, 2010
      Lessons:
        Download Module: LPMS-205-202.zip
         
        ID#: LPMS206-103
        Title: US Geography for Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
        Grade Level(s): 9-10
        Subject(s): SocialStudies, CTE
        Description: In the six hours of instruction students will be introduced to US geography and how costs are the driving factor for many economic decisions. They will calculate costs for shipping loads across the US.
        Revision Date: March 23, 2012
        Lessons:
          Download Module: LPMS-206-103.zip
           
          ID#: LPMS510-205
          Title: Movement of International Shipments
          Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10
          Subject(s): Math, Science, CTE
          Description: This module helps students understand the decisions to be made and the process for successfully transporting a package in a safe, economical, and legal manner from an international destination to a local customer. The first 5 lessons cover pre-shipment decisions and the remaining five lessons cover shipment and delivery activities.
          Revision Date: January 1, 2010
          Lessons:
          • Packaging Configurations
          • Mode and Route Determination for Packages
          • Incoterms of Sale
          • Letters of Credit
          • Shipping Papers and Customs Documents
          • Maritime Loading Activities
          • Multiple Modes Used in Transit
          • Receiving and Warehousing
          • Delivery to Customers
          • Ethics and Laws in International Trade
          Download Module: LPMS-510-205.zip
           
          ID#: LPMS611-107
          Title: Product Delivery for Middle School
          Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10
          Subject(s): SocialStudies, CTE
          Description: Activities in this module are designed to help middle school students develop an understanding of the logistics involved in moving products from one place to another.
          Revision Date: February 9, 2012
          Lessons:
          • Plane,Train,Truck or Ship - How Do We Get It There?
          • Do Right Turns Save Fuel? Route Planning in Cities
          • Interstate Route Planning with Interactive Maps and GPS
          Download Module: LPMS-611-107.zip
           
          ID#: LPMS630-108
          Title: Product Delivery for High School
          Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12
          Subject(s): SocialStudies, CTE
          Description: Students will develop an understanding of how GIS/GPS systems are used in managing and planning for moving products, as well as how these technologies are used to save fuel.
          Revision Date: February 9, 2012
          Lessons:
          • Route Planning in Cities
          • Interstate Route Planning with Interactive Maps and GPS
          • When to Drive: Start Times and Fuel Consumption
          • Load Size and Trip Planning
          • Warehouse Product Flow and Logistics
          • Logistics Management Design
          Download Module: LPMS-630-108.zip
           
          ID#: LPMS701-109
          Title: X,Y Coordinates: Location Planning
          Grade Level(s): 11-12
          Subject(s): Math, Math-Algebra, SocialStudies, CTE
          Description: Students will determine the best location for a distribution center using the Cartesian plane and various maps. (Indiana)
          Revision Date: November 1, 2011
          Lessons:
            Download Module: LPMS-701-109.zip
             
            ID#: LPMS701-110
            Title: Networks, Projects and Routings
            Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10
            Subject(s): Math, SocialStudies, CTE
            Description: Students will become familiar with real applications of graphs in project management and traffic and material flow. (Indiana)
            Revision Date: November 1, 2011
            Lessons:
              Download Module: LPMS-701-110.zip
               
              ID#: LPMS701-112
              Title: Probability and Uncertainty: Just-in-Time
              Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12
              Subject(s): Math, Math-Algebra, SocialStudies, CTE
              Description: Students will learn the affect of cumulative variation in causing backups and delays in supply chains, both external and internal to companies. (Indiana)
              Revision Date: November 1, 2011
              Lessons:
                Download Module: LPMS-701-112.zip
                 
                ID#: LPMS701-113
                Title: Graphical Linear Programming
                Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12
                Subject(s): Math, Math-Algebra, English, CTE
                Description: Students will learn how to deduce from word problem constraints in order to determine the optimum values of the variables to achieve a goal. (Indiana)
                Revision Date: November 1, 2011
                Lessons:
                  Download Module: LPMS-701-113.zip
                   
                  ID#: LPMS701-114
                  Title: Intersection of Circles: Global Positioning Systems
                  Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12
                  Subject(s): Math, Math-Algebra, Math-Calculus, SocialStudies, CTE
                  Description: Students will be able to connect the intersection of circles to the real-world application of Global Positioning Systems (GPS). (Indiana)
                  Revision Date: November 1, 2011
                  Lessons:
                    Download Module: LPMS-701-114.zip
                     
                    ID#: LPMS701-115
                    Title: Supply Chain Management
                    Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12
                    Subject(s): Math, SocialStudies, CTE
                    Description: Students will participate in a simulated supply chain that teaches them how difficult, yet important, it is to integrate the supply chain. They will determine the most efficient way to maximize customer satisfaction and minimize costs through the collection of survey data and the analysis of their results. (Indiana)
                    Revision Date: November 1, 2011
                    Lessons:
                      Download Module: LPMS-701-115.zip
                       
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                      Pathway: Transportation Operations

                      ID#: TO110-219
                      Title: Road Trip!
                      Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10
                      Subject(s): Math, English, SocialStudies
                      Description: This module is designed to complement the novel The Watsons go to Birmingham, 1963. The students will create a travel plan for their family to travel from Flint, MI to Birmingham, AL. Through research, the students will determine the most cost-effective mode of transportation for the family: car, airplane, train, etc., and create charts/graphs to compare costs. Students will then compare the cost of travel today to the cost of travel in 1963
                      Revision Date: March 16, 2012
                      Lessons:
                        Download Module: TO-110-219.zip
                         
                        ID#: TO201-120
                        Title: Introduction to GPS - GIS
                        Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10, 11-12
                        Subject(s): Math, Science, CTE
                        Description: This module provides an introduction to the basic principles behind GPS and GIS systems. The students will be tested on their knowledge of GPS and GIS uses and functions and will also be measured on their ability to use trilateration to find different points on a map.
                        Revision Date: March 16, 2012
                        Lessons:
                          Download Module: TO-201-120.zip
                           
                          ID#: TO201-121
                          Title: Space Transportation
                          Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10
                          Subject(s): Science, Science-Physics, CTE
                          Description: This module covers Newton's laws of motion, types of atmospheres, basic parts of a rocket, basic rocket flight and basic aerodynamics.
                          Revision Date: March 16, 2012
                          Lessons:
                            Download Module: TO-201-121.zip
                             
                            ID#: TO201-122
                            Title: Inflated Tire Safety
                            Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10, 11-12
                            Subject(s): Math, CTE
                            Description: Students will conduct a tire safety study and determine the importance of maintaining proper tire pressure as a safety and cost saving factor.
                            Revision Date: March 16, 2012
                            Lessons:
                              Download Module: TO-201-122.zip
                               
                              ID#: TO201-123
                              Title: CDL Exploration
                              Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12, SpecEd
                              Subject(s): CTE
                              Description: This module will provide students an opportunity to explore CDL licensing. Types of CDLs as well as certification, training, and hours of service will also be discussed.
                              Revision Date: March 23, 2012
                              Lessons:
                                Download Module: TO-201-123.zip
                                 
                                ID#: TO204-103
                                Title: Railroad 101
                                Grade Level(s): 9-10
                                Subject(s): CTE
                                Description: To help students understand career opportunities in the railroad industry, they will be given information through field trips and blogging about the basic operation of trains, safety of trains and business practices.
                                Revision Date: February 9, 2012
                                Lessons:
                                • Railroad 101
                                Download Module: TO-204-103.zip
                                 
                                ID#: TO204-104
                                Title: Trucking 101
                                Grade Level(s): 9-10
                                Subject(s): CTE
                                Description: In this module students will learn about the trucking industry and the careers associated with the trucking industry. They will become familiar with many of the terms related to trucking.
                                Revision Date: March 16, 2012
                                Lessons:
                                • Trucking 101
                                Download Module: TO-204-104.zip
                                 
                                ID#: TO205-101
                                Title: Flight 101
                                Grade Level(s): 9-10
                                Subject(s): Science-Physics, CTE
                                Description: This module introduces students to the aviation industry including the basic parts and functions of planes. In the 4 to 5 class hours, students can use a small plane simulator and also build and test model airplanes.
                                Revision Date: February 9, 2012
                                Lessons:
                                • Flight 101
                                Download Module: TO-205-101.zip
                                 
                                ID#: TO205-102
                                Title: Alternative Power, Energy and Fuels
                                Grade Level(s): 9-10
                                Subject(s): Science, Science-Physics, CTE
                                Description: This module provides students the opportunity to explore career options in the areas of alternative power and energy. During the 5 50 minute class sessions they will build a solar car.
                                Revision Date: February 9, 2012
                                Lessons:
                                • Alternative Power, Energy and Fuels
                                Download Module: TO-205-102.zip
                                 
                                ID#: TO401-112
                                Title: UAV/ BlimpDuino Study: A Study of 1-D Motion
                                Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12
                                Subject(s): Math, Math-Algebra, Science, Science-Physics, CTE
                                Description: This module is suited primarily for a physical science or a conceptual physics class. It is based on a study of motion along one dimension (kinematics) which leads to Newtonâs Second Law.
                                Revision Date: March 16, 2012
                                Lessons:
                                  Download Module: TO-401-112.zip
                                   
                                  ID#: TO401-113
                                  Title: UAV / BlimpDuino Study: Linear Programming
                                  Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12
                                  Subject(s): Math, Math-Algebra, Science, Science-Physics, CTE
                                  Description: This module focuses on determining the rate of gas depletion in order to develop a mathematical model.
                                  Revision Date: March 16, 2012
                                  Lessons:
                                    Download Module: TO-401-113.zip
                                     
                                    ID#: TO401-114
                                    Title: UAV / BlimpDuino Study: A Study of 2-D Motion
                                    Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12
                                    Subject(s): Math, Math-Algebra, Science, Science-Physics, CTE
                                    Description: This module is suited primarily for a physical science or a conceptual physics class. It is based on a study of motion along two dimensions (kinematics) which leads to Newtonâs Second Law.
                                    Revision Date: March 16, 2012
                                    Lessons:
                                      Download Module: TO-401-114.zip
                                       
                                      ID#: TO401-116
                                      Title: UAV / BlimpDuino Study: Minimum Flight Plan
                                      Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12
                                      Subject(s): Math, Math-Algebra, Science, Science-Physics, CTE
                                      Description: This module focuses on determining the flight path with the minimum distance traveled.
                                      Revision Date: March 16, 2012
                                      Lessons:
                                        Download Module: TO-401-116.zip
                                         
                                        ID#: TO403-115
                                        Title: UAV / BlimpDuino Study: Mathematical Regression
                                        Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12
                                        Subject(s): Math, Math-Algebra, Science, Science-Physics, CTE
                                        Description: This module focuses on determining the rate of gas depletion in order to develop a mathematical model.
                                        Revision Date: February 9, 2012
                                        Lessons:
                                          Download Module: TO-403-115.zip
                                           
                                          ID#: TO405-111
                                          Title: UAV/BlimpDuino Study: A Research Project
                                          Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12
                                          Subject(s): Math, Math-Algebra, Science, Science-Physics, CTE
                                          Description: This module is based on developing an understanding of UAVs, their past history and future advancement in the aerospace field.
                                          Revision Date: February 9, 2012
                                          Lessons:
                                            Download Module: TO-405-111.zip
                                             
                                            ID#: TO506-107
                                            Title: Modes of Transportation
                                            Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10, SpecEd
                                            Subject(s): SocialStudies, CTE
                                            Description: This module is designed to help students understand the six different modes of transportation used today and their economic and historical importance in transportation.
                                            Revision Date: February 9, 2012
                                            Lessons:
                                              Download Module: TO-506-107.zip
                                               
                                              ID#: TO509-108
                                              Title: Water Transportation Careers
                                              Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10, SpecEd
                                              Subject(s): SocialStudies, CTE
                                              Description: The lessons in this module will focus primarily on aspects of Water Transportation, the impact of this form of transportation and the career opportunities available. The entire module consists of 9 50-minute lessons which can be taught individually or as a complete module.
                                              Revision Date: February 9, 2012
                                              Lessons:
                                              • What Constitutes Water Transportation?
                                              • Marine Transportation Managers
                                              • Cargo Vessel Crews
                                              • Tankerman Services
                                              • Marine Vessel Dispatching & Tracking Operations
                                              • Pilots of Marine Vessels
                                              • Vessel Traffic Control
                                              • Marine Cargo Inspectors
                                              • Inland Barge and Ocean Water Transportation
                                              Download Module: TO-509-108.zip
                                               
                                              ID#: TO619-110
                                              Title: Alternative Fuels
                                              Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12
                                              Subject(s): Science, SocialStudies, CTE
                                              Description: This module presents four activities that address how alternative fuels are used for transportation. In the final activity the students will develop a list of driving behaviors and vehicle maintenance strategies that optimize fuel usage. The entire module can be taught in 19 50-minute class periods and the lessons can also be taught independent of each other.
                                              Revision Date: February 9, 2012
                                              Lessons:
                                              • Where Does Power Come From?
                                              • What is "Carbon Neutral"?
                                              • Fuel Energy Ratios
                                              • Designing an Environmentally Friendly Car
                                              Download Module: TO-619-110.zip
                                               
                                              ID#: TO634-209
                                              Title: Transportation Planning for High School
                                              Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12
                                              Subject(s): SocialStudies, CTE
                                              Description: Students will be taught about mass transit systems in another country from a series of activities that include designing bicycle paths, walkways, and a mass transit system for their area.
                                              Revision Date: February 9, 2012
                                              Lessons:
                                              • Comparing Public Transportation Systems
                                              • Designing Bicycle Paths
                                              • Designing Skyways
                                              • Designing a Mass Transit System
                                              • Designing a Mass Transit System to Address Future Needs
                                              Download Module: TO-634-209.zip
                                               
                                              ID#: TO638-206
                                              Title: Transportation Planning for Middle School
                                              Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10
                                              Subject(s): SocialStudies, CTE
                                              Description: Students will be taught about mass transit systems from a series of activities that include designing routes for various modes of transportation, as well as reading information about rail, boat, and air transportation.
                                              Revision Date: February 9, 2012
                                              Lessons:
                                              • Designing Bicycle Paths
                                              • Designing Train Routes
                                              • Designing Bus Routes
                                              • Designing a Ferry System
                                              • Improving Walkways
                                              • Improving Roadways and Mass Transit Systems
                                              Download Module: TO-638-206.zip
                                               
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                                              Pathway: Transportation Systems/Infrastructure Planning, Management and Regulation

                                              ID#: TSIP117-204
                                              Title: To Pave or to Pour: That is the Question!
                                              Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10
                                              Subject(s): Math, Science, English, CTE
                                              Description: This module is about students contracting to replace the parking lot with either an asphalt or concrete surface. In the lessons students will do research to find out the materials used to manufacture the concrete and asphalt, how long the concrete and asphalt parking lot will last, how much material is needed and an estimate of the cost.
                                              Revision Date: March 16, 2012
                                              Lessons:
                                                Download Module: TSIP-117-204.zip
                                                 
                                                ID#: TSIP204-102
                                                Title: Road and Rail Infrastructure: Bridge Design
                                                Grade Level(s): 9-10
                                                Subject(s): Math, Science-Physics, SocialStudies, CTE
                                                Description: In this module students will learn about the fundamental principles of "loads" and bridge design. They will be asked to design a structurally sound bridge using principles of compression and tension. The entire module can be taught in 4 50-minute class periods.
                                                Revision Date: March 16, 2012
                                                Lessons:
                                                • Road and Rail Infrastructure: Bridge Design
                                                Download Module: TSIP-204-102.zip
                                                 
                                                ID#: TSIP205-203
                                                Title: Transportation Engineering: Traffic Study
                                                Grade Level(s): 9-10
                                                Subject(s): Math, SocialStudies, CTE
                                                Description: In this module students will complete a traffic study. They will collect data, do calculations, evaluate that data and suggest solutions to various traffic problems.
                                                Revision Date: March 16, 2012
                                                Lessons:
                                                • Transportation Engineering: Traffic Study
                                                Download Module: TSIP-205-203.zip
                                                 
                                                ID#: TSIP208-101
                                                Title: Transportation Engineering: Urban Planning
                                                Grade Level(s): 9-10
                                                Subject(s): SocialStudies, CTE
                                                Description: Students will learn about the basics of Urban Planning/Transportation Engineering. They will design an effective and efficient layout for a teacher designed scenario. This module can be taught in 8 50-minute class periods.
                                                Revision Date: February 9, 2012
                                                Lessons:
                                                • Transportation Engineering: Urban Planning
                                                Download Module: TSIP-208-101.zip
                                                 
                                                ID#: TSIP310-205
                                                Title: U.S.Highway Bridge Project - Repair or Replace?
                                                Grade Level(s): 11-12
                                                Subject(s): Math, Math-Algebra, Science, Science-Physics, English, SocialStudies, CTE
                                                Description: Students will be expected to work collaboratively as a member of a research team to determine if a bridge built in 1903 should be repaired or replaced. Since there is historical significance and growing public debate about the issue, students will look at the environmental, cultural, social/political and design related issues in making their decision.
                                                Revision Date: February 9, 2012
                                                Lessons:
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                                                  Pathway: Warehousing and Distribution Center Operations

                                                  ID#: WDCO208-101
                                                  Title: Warehouse Layout Design
                                                  Grade Level(s): 9-10
                                                  Subject(s): Math-Geometry, CTE
                                                  Description: Students will learn about the fundamentals of warehouse layouts and OSHA requirements for warehouses. They will design an OSHA compliant warehouse and calculate the cost of this warehouse. This entire module can be taught in 8 50-minute class periods.
                                                  Revision Date: March 16, 2012
                                                  Lessons:
                                                  • Warehouse Layout Design
                                                  Download Module: WDCO-208-101.zip
                                                   
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                                                  Pathway: Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance

                                                  ID#: FMEM617-101
                                                  Title: Transportation Construction
                                                  Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12
                                                  Subject(s): Science, Science-Physics, SocialStudies, CTE
                                                  Description: Students will explore the field of civil engineering to determine its role in the design of a transportation infrastructure. They will design a chart that highlights ways in which the weather in each season can affect construction and maintenance practices. The complete module consists of 17 lessons.
                                                  Revision Date: February 9, 2012
                                                  Lessons:
                                                  • Weather Impacts on Construction and Maintenance Practices
                                                  • Maximizing Natural Resources
                                                  • Land Surveying & Civil Engineering
                                                  Download Module: FMEM-617-101.zip
                                                   
                                                  ID#: FMEM625-102
                                                  Title: Exploring Transportation Maintenance
                                                  Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10
                                                  Subject(s): Science, SocialStudies, CTE
                                                  Description: Students will explore construction and maintenance within the transportation industry. They will use geospatial technologies to make predictions about how seasonal weather events can affect construction practices. The entire module is made up of 25 lessons that can also be taught independent of each other.
                                                  Revision Date: March 23, 2012
                                                  Lessons:
                                                  • Maintaining Public Works Vehicles and Equipment
                                                  • Nature's Impact on Local Construction Practices
                                                  • Maintaining Bridges and Tunnels (Remote Sensors and GPS)
                                                  • Efficient Railroad Maintenance
                                                  Download Module: FMEM-625-102.zip
                                                   
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                                                  Pathway: Sales and Service

                                                  ID#: SS611-202
                                                  Title: Different Bicycles for Different Needs
                                                  Grade Level(s): 6-8, 9-10, 11-12
                                                  Subject(s): Math, Science-Physics, CTE
                                                  Description: Students will learn about various types of bicycles used for different purposes. In the final activity, students will develop requirements and design a bicycle that will meet a specific requirement given through a scenario problem statement. A PowerPoint Presentation accompanies this module. The entire module can be taught in 11 50 minute class periods which can also be taught independent of each other.
                                                  Revision Date: March 23, 2012
                                                  Lessons:
                                                  • Investigating Drive and Gear Systems
                                                  • Exploring Bicycle Tire Designs
                                                  • Exploring Types of Bicycle Seats and Handlebars
                                                  • Designing Custom Bicycles
                                                  Download Module: SS-611-202.zip
                                                   
                                                  ID#: SS615-201
                                                  Title: Transportation Industry Studies
                                                  Grade Level(s): 9-10, 11-12, SpecEd
                                                  Subject(s): SocialStudies, CTE
                                                  Description: Students will learn about various careers and jobs available in the transportation industry. In addition they will investigate historic events that changed the course of technological advancement in the area of transportation.
                                                  Revision Date: March 16, 2012
                                                  Lessons:
                                                  • Examining Retail and Service Businesses for Transportation
                                                  • Investigating Transportation Jobs
                                                  • Assessing the Impact of Events on Transportation
                                                  Download Module: SS-615-201.zip
                                                   
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