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Students explore careers in agriculture.  In this agriculture lesson, students research assigned careers in agricultural sciences.  Students evaluate their researched positions for job security and wage potential.
Students explore careers they may have in their future. They create a paper collage self-portrait of themselves as adults dressed for work. They write an autobiography describing the education and training required for their chosen career.
Students will create a career information center.  In this careers lesson, students research careers on a local and national level and create a help wanted ad for an occupation of personal interest.   Students create a brochure and predict future jobs and create or acquire a visual representation of the careers.  Students maintain an information sheet throughout the year.
What are the steps involved in good career planning? According to this resource they are self-assessment, career exploration, and job searching. Great for older kids or young adults, the slide show introduces career clusters (categories) and how one can begin thinking about their future career.
Exploring and discovering what to do after high school graduation is a very real topic for 12th graders. They examine their own character traits, the traits commonly needed in specific careers, and what type of career best suits them personally. Four short activities, a worksheet, and a complete list of career clusters are included.
Students investigate human capital. In this financial planning lesson, students calculate the median income and education levels of a given career and identify the skills needed to succeed in that given career.
Young scholars listen to a book about careers and occupations before they research their own career choice using a variety of resources. They complete a KWL chart and Job Research worksheet and design a Career Character Poster that shows them in their chosen career.
Setting goals, career exploration, and self-awareness are three major components found on the path to college. A wide variety of wonderful teaching tools are provided to help you facilitate an understanding of how simple it can be to plan out an academic career. Planning cards, charts, activity procedures, and web links makes this a handy resource, focused on getting your class ready for college.
Students identify differences between jobs and careers, and identify career areas within the broad field of oceanography. They research, compare and contrast requirements needed to become a practitioner of various oceanographic career fields, determine high school courses that would be most beneficial for someone planning oceanography career, and create computer-based group projects relating to an oceanographic career.
"What do you want to be when you grow up?" is a question every kid has to answer quite often. Here is a instructional activity that will allow them to do some thinking about that very topic, and to learn about some professions they might consider trying. Groups of pupils are assigned a career. They must research that career, and come up with a presentation on it and deliver it to the class. There are 10 careers listed that they can choose from. Research is on the Internet. Great idea!
Students examine and define the factors of production. Using the internet, they compare and contrast different careers based on their salary and education requirements. They research a career that is of interest to them and identify the skills they need to do the job successfully.
Students discover the importance in investing both in human and physical capital. In this human capital lesson, students discuss terms related to human capital and complete an online quiz. Students then explore the link for the 'Occupational Outlook Handbook' and research a possible career. Students work with partner to define what they learned.
In this career instructional activity, students begin to investigate different types of careers and focus upon research and future planning.
Students discuss and complete a variety of activities involving careers: occupations of people who work at the White House, U.S. census workers, and professional rock stars, movie stars, and athletes.
Ninth graders explore career options in the manufacturing industry. This lesson's strength lies in its connections between the world of school and the world of work. Students explore these career options through an interactive video-conference with an engineering professor or professional who answers student-generated questions.
Students explore a career in journalism while using various forms of technology; such as, distance learning via the Iowa Communications Network (ICN) and the Internet. They have the opportunity to create a final project that is based realistically in the journalism career of your choice.
Students explore the field of meteorology. In this meteorology lesson, students explore weather-related careers as they research the field of study as well as various weather concepts. Students interview meteorologists, write business letters, write job descriptions, and create PowerPoint presentations regarding weather careers.
Fifth graders research careers through print and on-line sources, conduct interviews, and present their findings in a written/oral report.
Students review career brochures for schools & colleges and Use the Internet to explore an accounting related career. They plan their own brochure using the Career Brochure Planning Storyboard.
Future productive citizens explore a variety of science-related careers by matching the correct vocabulary word with the field associated with it. After discussing each as a class, assign one career to each individual and have them produce a drawing depicting the career. Terrific extension ideas and links to supporting materials allow you to make this a complete lesson for a career exploration class or as an introduction to any science course.