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1,360 resources with the concept careers

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What Will I Do?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate future career choices by looking at classified ads in the newspaper. They consider their lifestyle choices when looking at career options. They prepare a written essay which details how they will prepare for...
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To Go Where No Student Has Gone Before

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders participate in interactive video teleconference with employees of NASA Johnson Space Center. Students visit inside of space station module, take video tour of Russian-built Service Module by Astronaut Bill Shepherd, visit...
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Scientists and Their Work

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the daily work of scientists and the scientific inquiry processes commonly used by scientists. They are asked to make a connection between the skills used by scientists and the skills used by citizens when making...
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Future Career Visions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore a variety of careers. They research careers they may be interested in pursuing. Students create a Career Flyer or Brochure and a PowerPoint presentation to present to the class.
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Design careers

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders are assigned to research the roles and responsibilities of technical personnel in drama/theatre, film/video, or broadcast media. Roles included are costume designer, makeup designer, properties master/mistress and...
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So Much More Than a Job: An Exploration of Science and Technology in Careers

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders are engaged in recognizing the science and technology (qualifications and/or training, knowledge, skills, abilities) that relate to careers and occupations that catch their interest.
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Jobs Produce Goods and Services

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate how different jobs produce goods and services. To show evidence of their learning, 2nd graders complete a graphic organizer illustrating three jobs and the goods and services they produce.
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Thinking Like An Engineer

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore physics. They investigate the strategies used by an engineer to solve a problem. Students construct various models to solve the problem. They display their solutions and explain how they solved the problem.
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People and Jobs: Work That Makes a Difference

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore today's jobs and use graphic organizers to classify them as providing a good or a service. A variety of resources, such as fiction and nonfiction literature, artifacts, photographs and diaries, are used to acquire...
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Careers in the Manufacturing Industry

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore career options in the manufacturing industry. This activity's strength lies in its connections between the world of school and the world of work. Students explore these career options through an interactive...
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Science in the Field

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate how the skills and interests learned in science classes apply to the careers students plan to pursue. They are given a list of career areas to choose from and then each will demonstrate how science skills are...
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Career-Language Connection

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in a layered curriculum unit about careers. The activities are varied and include the following: Using the Internet, research the career you've chosen to find out the job responsibilities, salary range, and education...
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Microscopes

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students investigate how microscopes are used. They identify ways microscopes are used to see cells and in various careers. They complete activities involving creating a vocabulary book, crossword puzzles, designing posters, and...
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Creating a Resume Using a Wizard and a Cover Letter with a Table

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students use technology in order to practice writing a resume and cover letter to pursue employment. They practice using Resume Wizard as the computer application to be used for the assignments.
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TEACHING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students are introduced to teaching strategies for meeting the needs of students with disabilities in general education settings. Teachers become familiar with the various modifications, interventions, accommodations and strategies that...
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Career Paths

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read about and view a presentation on the five major career paths. They explore the vocabulary of the workplace and discuss the difference between jobs, occupations and careers. Then they use a career paths booklet to begin...