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Amanda Cassel


About Mrs. Cassel:
Hello, all! My name is Amanda Cassel, and I am so honored to teach 7th grade Technology Foundations & 8th grade Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) this year at Union Middle School. I look forward to teaching each of your children this year. Please contact me if you have any questions or need any additional information at cassela@unionyellowjackets.org



Tech Foundations: Sustainability and Recycling

We have finished all of our TECH FOUNDATIONS units for the year!

Students will now join in with STEM students to begin learning about sustainability and recycling. They will also be participating in all the STEM "Upcoming Projects" listed to the right. 

We are looking forward to the collaboration Tech students and STEM students provide this nine weeks.

Technology Foundations Units

Unit 1: Orientation and Ethics

Unit 2: Internet Tools in the Classroom

Unit 3: Computing Fundamentals

Unit 4: Windows and Operating Systems 

Unit 5: Keyboarding

Unit 6: Word Processing/Desktop Publishing 

Unit 7: Multimedia Presentations

Unit 8: Spreadsheet Applications

Unit 9: Social Media 

Unit 10: Career Exploration





STEM: Unit 6

Summary of Unit:
Students are learning all about SUSTAINABLE DESIGN & ALTERNATE ENERGY SOURCES this 9 weeks! 


This is an extremely fun 9 weeks where students get hands-on experience looking at what it means to innovate and "go green". Along with learning about the environment and its sustainability, students will look at alternate energy sources that may be viable options for us to use on our planet to help keep it sustainable for human life! 

Upcoming Projects:
Wind Turbines
Building a "Green Home"
Solar-Powered Ovens
Oil-Spill Cleanup


STEM Units


Unit 1: Orientation and Ethics

Unit 2: Technology Literacy 

Unit 3: The Design Process 

Unit 4: Emerging Technologies

Unit 5: Computer Aided Design (CAD)

Unit 6: Sustainable Design and Technology

Unit 7: Power and Energy 

Unit 8: Robotics Simulation 

Unit 9: Financial and 
Economic Literacy 

Unit 10: Workplace Skills: School to Careers












Class Schedule: 

1st Period: 
Planning

2rd Period:
STEM

3th Period: 
STEM

4th Period:
STEM

5th Period:
Technology Foundations

6th Period:
STEM

7th Period:
Technology Foundations

8th Period:
STEM






Look What We've Done!







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Amanda Cassel,
Aug 2, 2017, 12:58 PM
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