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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
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.
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills 34 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 66 Views 54 Downloads
Careers in Scientific and Technical Visualization
Students research a career path in scientific and technical visualization. They prepare a Career Web Page about the career path they chose. The web pages be compiled into an electronic resource for future students.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 5 Downloads
Career Options: Which One Is Right For Me?
High school kids get thinking about college by creating e-portfolios. They conduct Internet research on a specific career, take a self-assessment, and relate their interests/strengths to the career they've chosen.
11th 21st Century Skills 70 Views 94 Downloads
Careers on Stage And Air
Students 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.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Careers in Health
Middle schoolers will identify several professions in the healthcare field along with the characteristics of effective healthcare providers. They will also consider if any of the occupations covered in class are appropriate career paths. Research will be done using the Internet.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 15 Views 96 Downloads
Career Assessment Workbook
Planning a career assessment unit? Download this workbook and you are all set. Job seekers identify work-related values, set goals, and plan the steps necessary to achieve those goals. It is also important to consider obstacles that they might encounter and how they will overcome these obstacles.
9th - 10th 21st Century Skills 61 Views 263 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
My Career Step Plan of Action
Students explore the job market and write goals to reach their ultimate career. Individually, students complete a Career Step Plan of Action to outline their personal goals. Students research jobs and education necessary and predict a time line of achieving the final career goal.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 28 Views 85 Downloads
Career Planning and Research
What do you want to do when you finish school? Most high schoolers have an idea of what they'd want to do, but little idea of how to achieve this goal. After researching a career of their choosing, learners identify qualifications, potential earnings, and working conditions.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 24 Views 95 Downloads
Careers in Science
Students explore different careers in science. In this science career lesson, students examine how Western and non Western approaches complement each other in science. Students conduct interviews and have class discussions about their own interests in a science career.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 63 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
Now that your career explorers are thinking about the world after high school, it's time they learned how to research their options! Here's a great resource to get them gathering information from multiple sources. Learners brainstorm places they can gather the facts, then discuss what they will be looking for (aptitude tests, values, etc.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 37 Views 342 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
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