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Middle School Lessons

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These fun and interactive educational resources provide middle school educators and students with lesson plans and resources to promote and motivate students at early stage with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fundamentals.


"Container Design"

 Create a new

juice container

for Tropicana.


 "Strings that Sing"

Use strings to measure sound.
(Contributed by

Eric Fernandez) 


"Safety and Personal

Protective Equipment" 

Test your knowledge on

lab/chemical safety.


"Design a Tour Bus"

 Design the interior of your own

designer tour bus.



and Precision"

Challenge students to work

with different

measuring tools.

 (Contributed by

Danielly Orozco)


"U Fix It!"

Replace broken bones and skulls.

(Contributed by

Eric Fernandez)


"What's A Matter?"

Understand the importance of weight,

density and volume. 
(Contributed by Danielly Orozco)



 "Chocolate Factory"

Students are challenged to

understand general

properties of melting

points and emulsions.

"Made in Florida 

Scavenger hunt"

Learn all about the products and careers that are right here in Florida. 

(Internet access is

required for students)



In this lesson, students are

introduced to

robotic programming

while working for NASA.




 "Made in Florida

Industry Tour"

 This lesson plan

provides activitieto

prepare students

before they tour 

a manufacturing facility.



     "Make a Photo


Students are challenged to produce

their own photo frames in this hands-on

activity designed to demonstrate

the basic processes in manufacturing systems


Comprehension Instructional Sequence Model (CIS) Lesson Plans and Industry Tour 

With these lessons, students will increase their skills in reading comprehension, vocabulary, content-area knowledge, and critical thinking while they have fun learning about he world of manufacturing and participating in a Florida industry tour.

Light Up with Technology: Light Emitting Diode (LED) Circuit Application

With this lesson students will understand and apply the theory behind basic electronics. Students are challenged to engineer and manufacture a light-emitting diode (LED) using a simple circuit. 

Sustainability in Manufacturing Lessons 


This is a series of design thinking lessons, created in collaboration with the USF College of Education Gus A. Stravos Center for Free Enterprise and Economic Education and support from the Coca-Cola Foundation, that are based off of interviews from industry panelists at the FLATE coordinated panel on Sustainability in Manufacturing. At the conclusion of these lessons, students will gain reading comprehension skills; critical thinking skills; and understand how manufacturers apply reduce, reuse, and recycling methods to their companies.  





All lessons are aligned with Sunshine State Standards.

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