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So You Want to Be A....
Students research the job they would like and create a poster. In this careers lesson, students research a job of their choosing and complete a worksheet. Students take the information from the worksheet and create a poster about that career.
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills 4 Views 30 Downloads
What Career Might Be Best For Me?
Students prioritize and match possible careers with their interests, skills, and values based on self assessments. After completing a series of checklists and evaluations on interests and abilities, students research their top choice of a career and create a product displaying information they have gathered.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills 33 Views 166 Downloads
Career Project 2
Help your pupils find some direction with a career research project. Individuals research three careers, using the included graphic organizers to record their findings. They then create a visual aid on a computer and present their career. Specific requirements are listed on the assignment sheet and rubric included here.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 23 Views 11 Downloads
Students consider animal welfare-related careers. In this career lesson, students examine non-traditional careers as they research careers that promote animal welfare. Students study the career of John Walsh who invented the idea of disaster relief for animals.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 26 Downloads
What I Want to be When I Grow Up
Sixth graders discover different careers in music. In this career exploration lesson, 6th graders explore four different categories of music careers: music education, music performance, music business and music therapy. Students create a presentation for the class on the career they chose to research.
6th 21st Century Skills 16 Views 75 Downloads
So Much More Than a Job: An Exploration of Science and Technology in Careers
Eleventh graders are engaged in recognizing the science and technology (qualifications and/or training, knowledge, skills, abilities) that relate to careers and occupations that catch their interest.
11th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 29 Downloads
Careers For Me
Eighth graders make plans for the future. In this career planning instructional activity, 8th graders respond to questions about the personal interests and then research the educational requirements and attributes of careers they are interested in.
8th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 29 Downloads
What Kind of Geologist Am I?
Transform your class into young geologists as they learn about six different branches of geology. Using the included geology career descriptions and picture cards, learners work in small groups deciding which tools and locations fit their assigned geology specialist.
2nd - 5th Science 40 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
TV Careers: Reality vs. Fantasy
Students take a closer look at occupations on television. In this career lesson, students discuss careers as depicted on television and then conduct independent research on the careers. Students compare and contrast their findings.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 13 Downloads
Map Projections and Careers in Geography
Students visit the Globe Projector exhibit in Xpedition Hall and explore the different types of map projections. They consider different careers requiring geographic knowledge and decide what projection would serve them best for each.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 15 Downloads
Exploring Careers in Aviation
Young scholars investigate various careers in the field of aviation in this lesson. They watch and discuss a video, develop a list of careers in aviation mentioned in the video, and create a resume and cover letter for an entry level aviation job.
4th - 12th 21st Century Skills 6 Views 39 Downloads
Careers and Life Choices
Students view teacher-created poster depicting people in various careers, and use vocabulary words on poster to generate grammatically correct sentences relating to careers in target language. Students then choose specific career to research, and create group presentation to share with classmates.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 26 Views 98 Downloads
Exploring Technology in Careers
Students discover how technology is used in the workplace. In this careers lesson plan, students compare and contrast careers and how technology is incorporated into each of them. Students set goals to achieve their ideal career.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 4 Views 27 Downloads
Learning About Careers
Learners conduct interviews of 3 people who have careers they are interested in and write up the interview in a presentation. In this careers lesson plan, students also have parent volunteers come in and talk about their jobs.
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 33 Downloads
Career Choices: Interests, Values, and Skills
Have your class write down their career interests and conduct research into the different types of jobs they can have in a field. They will use critical thinking skills in order to begin thinking about making a career choice. They are also taught life skills of independence and hard work.
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 26 Views 178 Downloads
Careers In Agriscience
Students investigate careers in Agriscience. They participate in various activities to stay engaged in the lesson. Students also research different careers that are available in the field. Then they answer questions about a career of choice.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 9 Downloads
Human Capital For Money
Students investigate human capital. In this financial planning instructional activity, students calculate the median income and education levels of a given career and identify the skills needed to succeed in that given career.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 40 Downloads