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Meet a Naturalist: Researching, Writing, Interviewing
Young scholars reach out into the community and learn about different environmental science careers in this inquiry-based lesson. Beginning with a short research assignment, children gain background knowledge about different environmental professions before contacting and interviewing local naturalists.
2nd - 5th Science 15 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Take this Job and Love It!
High schoolers need to be prepared to enter the job market during or after high school. Here are six preparational activities geared at getting those kids ready to enter the job market. They conduct research on various jobs, learn about choosing an employer, practice writing a resume and cover letter, and conduct mock interviews.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 96 Views 201 Downloads
Source Search: Agricultural Products
Farmers just farm, right? Find out how important agricultural products are to our modern society. Learners will explore the foods, textiles, and fuels made from industrial farm goods. They'll also explore the idea of choosing an agricultural career as their future profession.
7th - 9th Science 5 Views 7 Downloads
What's Wong? What's Right?
Explore the ethics, responsibilities, and impacts of the career cluster that relates to law. Learners examine various cases where legal action was taken and resulted in a consequence. They'll act out various scenarios, research jobs in the law career cluster, and create a visual representation of the job in that cluster they'd most like to do.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 53 Views 103 Downloads
Exploring Career Options
Get those kids brainstorming about the types of jobs or careers they'd love to have. Then have them dive into a career-focused research project. Pupils take an interest survey, discuss career clusters, then work through the provided worksheets to start researching a potential career.
9th - 12th Language Arts 169 Views 333 Downloads
Cameras and Careers
Applying photography basics they learn for this project, first graders take pictures of an adult at work focusing on the tools used, the work site, and job responsibilities. After making a career book that includes photos and descriptions, photographer/writers present their work to the class.
1st - 4th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 29 Downloads
Career Exploration Using HyperStudio
Eighth graders conduct research on various careers that are of interest to them. They conduct Internet research on a selected career choice, and create a nine card stack using HyperStudio to describe their career's salary, required skills, and general employment information.
8th 21st Century Skills 18 Views 56 Downloads
Exploring Career Choices
Students complete a self-analysis exercise and choose a career to research based on the results. Students research their career using various resources including interview and internet research. They use the information gathered to create a career research report, personal data sheet, an effective resume, and job application form.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 13 Views 63 Downloads
Career Trek: Agricultural Careers
What is agriscience and could it hold a potential career opportunity? Learners define agriscience and explore careers that involve both agriculture and natural resource fields. The lesson includes several web links, a game, a full lesson, and related videos.
7th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
Career Research and Writing
Begin researching careers with your learners in this writing exercise. Using links to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Handbook, young researchers can choose from an overview of various careers. After selecting a career to write about, create groups with different careers, so that a future doctor can speak to a future chef.
7th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 269 Downloads
The world is full of possibilities for your ELLs. Help them explore their career options with a lesson that incorporates Internet research and expository writing. Not only will they learn more about their careers of choice, but both their analytical and technological skills will flourish as well.
9th - 12th English Language Development 9 Views 319 Downloads
A Career Planning Guide
Where to start when planning future goals is a big question. Using the Florida Choices website, learners will be able to take a self assessment, determine career interests, and make a portfolio to help them stay on track. The presentation outlines the steps needed to plan for the future successfully.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 9 Views 46 Downloads
Identifying Career Interests in the Volunteer and Government Sectors
Here is a great way to give your class a real-life job experience, while also serving the community. They explore a variety of volunteer opportunities to build career interests, gain work experience, and help their community grow. This is a great activity.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 17 Downloads
Consideration and Investigation of Career Choices
Discuss career choices with your class. After a discussion on career types, learners choose three careers of interest to them. They investigate one of the three careers and compose a two-paragraph essay on why they think that particular career would be right for them.
8th Language Arts 10 Views 37 Downloads
PowerPoint Career Research Project
Use careers as a focus while teaching your class members how to create PowerPoint presentations. Class members research careers using the webpages linked in the lesson as well as independent searching. They plan out their presentations using the storyboard handout and spend at least one class period practicing and perfecting their PowerPoint skills.
7th - 9th 21st Century Skills 99 Views 76 Downloads
The Road to Careers (Part 2)
Fourth graders discuss the ways people prepare for their careers. As a class, they discover the many options they have after graduating from high school. In groups, they use the internet to research the types of skills and education they would need to be in their desired career.
4th 21st Century Skills 7 Views 16 Downloads