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Careers in the Manufacturing Industry
Ninth graders will explore manufacturing careers. In this career lesson, 9th graders will explore career options through an interactive video-conference with an engineering professor or professional.
Science: Making Career Connections
Students explore careers in oceanography. They compare and contrast requirements for careers in the field, and determine what high school courses would help to prepare them. Finally, they create a computer-based project related to oceanography.
Career Areas of Science: Vocabulary
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.
So You Want To Be A...
Students 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.
Tootsie Roll, Tootsie Roll, Who Art Thou?
Learners discuss gender role stereotyping and males and females in non-traditional work roles. They debate and discuss opinions as a group, and then as a class, concerning "men only" and "women only" jobs
Traveling the Career Paths 2
Pupils discover the six different career paths they could take and why each path is important. In this career choice instructional activity, students discuss different career paths using a visual poster. Pupils then play interactive games.
Beary O'Mometer Learns About Careers In Meteorology
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.
Careers on Stage And Air
Learners create and perform a scene for play using a common fairy tale for the story line. They view and discuss a video on careers in stage and radio to identify the roles and responsibilities for each of their group members.
Students identify differences and similarities in female and male careers. They look through magazines and catalogs to look for traditional roles being filled in non-traditional ways. They cut the pictures out and make a collage.
Help potential job seekers create a personal job options list that "fits" their personality type. They will discover specific occupational information about two chosen careers. Then they will identify the most important factors to keep in mind when choosing a career and create a personal business card that identifies them with their career titles.
New! 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. They then write short narratives describing their jobs to demonstrate what they have learned. Some of the included tools may be unfamiliar, so be sure to explain their uses prior to small group discussions.
Careers and Self-Portraits
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 research the characteristics of specific occupations with personal career interests and aptitudes. In this career exploration instructional activity, students select three careers to explore and consider their own interests and aptitude. Students access the online occupational handbook and complete the research directions. Students complete written assignments and related worksheets for their career exploration.
Salaries, accreditation, and health technologies, sounds like career exploration time! Kids examine everything one needs to know before going into a health career. They explore the requirements and salaries earned by EMTs, massage therapists, radiologists, and personal trainers.
Do We Have to Know This?
Tenth graders investigate how knowledge, skills and interests learned in science classes apply to careers they plan to pursue, including careers that may not be apparently science related. Through group discussions and brainstorming, 10th graders gather ideas and information needed to investigate careers of their choice.
Young scholars discuss a number of career possibilities in science. They also examine a scientist's work.
Personal Learning Plan
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.
Picture Yourself in Time
A super instructional activity that integrates technology and career exploration! Kids use graphic organizers and brainstorming to first analyze Time Magazine covers, then they think about what they'll be doing in 10 years. They research careers, make a goal, and then use digital cameras and the computer to make mock Time Magazine covers describing their personal accomplishments. Neat idea!
Kids 2 College: College Visit Planning Guide
With questionnaires, check lists, and supplemental activities, this guide has it all. Intended to expose high schoolers to the wonders of college life, teachers are prompted to have learners visit a college campus. And, this 20-page visiting guide will make it easy.
Medicine from the Ocean
If you are looking for Internet research ideas for your life science class, here's one that focuses on a fascinating topic: the ocean as a resource for medicine. Researchers use the web to explore marine organisms that provide medicine components, marine-related careers, and coral reefs. A series of worksheets guides them to predetermined websites and keeps them on-task with comprehension questions.