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Collagen Chemist

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Senior Collagen Scientist, Jacqui Schroeder, takes us behind the scenes of her job at Devereux Medical. She demonstrates to viewers what she does with collagen. Jacqui also shares how she prepared for her career and why she loves it!
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BUS: The Future Begins Yesterday-Making Medicines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Your learners have all been to the drug store to pick up a prescription, but have they considered working on the other side of the counter? Discuss the potential career possibilities available to those interested in the pharmaceutical...
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Microcurrent Specialist

For Teachers 4th - 12th
What is microcurrent specialist? This clip will show students that a microcurrent specialist uses electricity to stimulate nerves and bones to alleviate pain. Wow! Ms. Kahn explains how each of her tools works and what they do.
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Early Forensics and Crime-Solving Chemists

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Amazing historical crime scene photos and information is shared by Deborah Blum, an author who has done a tremendous amount of homework on forensic science! Perhaps you could show this to upcoming chemists as you are inspiring them to...
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Bioengineering and Tissue Regeneration

For Students 5th - 12th
Meet Lindsey, a mechanical engineer who has taken up bioengineering. She uses her skills to model blood vessels and their interaction with regenerating tissues. She continues to discuss the future of bioengineering in an informative video.
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What's a Good Job?

For Teachers 12th
Upper graders almost always stress about life after high school. To ease the transition to adult life, discuss how to select a job to meet personal needs. Two writing prompts are included to help learners consider what they'd like to do...
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Community Helpers

For Teachers K
Becoming familiar with the roles of community helpers through reading and posters is the focus of this sociology instructional activity. Young learners identify community helpers and what their jobs are by engaging in a class discussion.
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How One Scientist Averted a National Health Crisis

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Between 1957 and 1962, thousands of infants born in Canada, Great Britain, and Germany had serious deformities due to thalidomide, a drug marketed to pregnant women as a mild sleeping aid and to relieve pregnancy nausea. However, the...
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Math Medicine

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students solve real-world problems related to medical careers. They use graphical representations as part of the problem-solving process and work with fractions, decimals, exponents, and metric measurement. A demonstration is included to...
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Describing Occupations and Daily Tasks

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Explore English vocabulary by utilizing occupational vocabulary terms. ESL students identify several words regarding a job or daily tasks that a person takes care of. Students answer role-play questions in the English language.
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Working With Job Ads

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine abbreviations in newspaper advertisements. In groups, they cut out any unfamiliar abbreviations they come across. Once this is completed, they research the qualifications and education needed to hold the careers...
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Family Responsibilities: Other Family Issues

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore methods to balance their work responsibilities with other family obligations. Using the Internet, they explore and study the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993. As a class, students discuss topics such as...
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Categories of Mathematics Occupation

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore careers in mathematics. In this careers lesson, the teacher leads a discussion about occupations that require math, then students create a short skit about a job that uses math. Lesson includes extension ideas.
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Resume and Cover Letter Tips

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After exploring their likes, dislikes, and personal skills, learners examine career options. They discuss the differences between profit and non-profit employers, look at a list of jobs that interest them, and talk about what makes a...
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Value of Education: Education and Earning Power

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Learners explore the concept a higher education yields higher earnings. Throughout the class, students visit six workstations and examine occupations, education, salaries, spending, banking, and taxes. As learners rotate through the...
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A Day in the Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research questions related to sports medicine. They write an essay from the questions and create professional email accounts to email a professional in their field of interest. In addition, they interview their professional and...
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Medicine in Ancient Greece

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore ancient civilizations by researching medical technology. In this modern medicine lesson, 1st graders discuss the modern medical world today and identify the similar ideas shared with Ancient Greece. Students define...
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The Battle of Bentonville: Caring for Casualties of the Civil War (69)

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners explore development of battlefield medical care during the Civil War, particularly in the Union Army, and then gather information on experiences of members of volunteer service organizations or medical professions in the...
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Vital Signs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the nursing profession! Written for a career exploration unit, this lesson plan gives participants a chance to observe and learn about the skills that a nurse would need. They measure vital signs with appropriate medical...
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Career Areas of Science: Vocabulary

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
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...
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Why Study Soil?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Some scientists spend their entire careers analyzing and learning about soils. An interesting video lesson provides an overview of what soil scientists do and why. Pupils learn how soil analysis connects to other branches of science and...
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Water, Water Everywhere

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders research the qualifications and/or training, knowledge, skills and abilities that are required for careers and occupations that deal with water. They use information research and interview strategies to develop their...
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Jobs in the 21st Century

For Teachers K - 5th
Students understand the tools that will be used in the lab in the 21st century. For this job preparation lesson, students experiment and understand how to use lab equipment. Students will write about the lab tools they've experimented...
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Semiconductor Industry Jobs

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students discuss the relationship between education and pay. In this algebra lesson, students describe the different positions available in the technology industry and the pay grade to go with it. They prove the higher the education...