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Ocean Careers Exploration

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners will work together in groups to gather information about careers in oceanography. They discover the need to have a diverse group of people on a team and then share their information with the class. Web links and materials are...
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Exploring Military Career Options

For Teachers 8th Standards
A whole world of career options await in the armed forces! Lesson three in a six-part career and college readiness series introduces eighth grade scholars to military careers. Individuals research the entry requirements for the armed...
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"Steer" Toward STEM: Careers in Animal Agriculture

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Think like an engineer and an agricultural scientist over the course of 12 lessons in a STEM based unit. Young scientists take on the roles of animal physiologists, animal geneticists, agricultural engineers, animal nutritionists, and...
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Identifying Career Interests in the Volunteer and Government Sectors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Exploring Career Options

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Career Research and Writing

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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...
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Character: Occupations

For Students 1st - 2nd
Help your class identify qualities of certain occupations with this worksheet. Learners read descriptive sentences about occupations and choose one word from the word bank to write in the final sentence, identifying what career the...
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Matchmaking: Interests and Careers

For Teachers 9th Standards
How can people be sure that their personalities and career choices are a match made in heaven? Young adults look inward at the attitudes, emotions, and interests that make them suited for certain vocations during the sixth and final...
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Career Research and Acrostic Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's never too early to think about the future! Here is a lesson that sparks the thought, "What do I want to be when I grow up? Scholars begin by researching careers and completing a graphic organizer with their new-found knowledge....
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India: Outsourcing of Jobs

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the significance and effects of outsourcing jobs to India and Malaysia. They conduct Internet research, create a map and a timeline, write an editorial of their view on the use of outsourcing, and participate in a class...
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Making Evidence-Based Claims: 2005 Commencement Address Stanford University Steve Jobs

For Teachers 6th Standards
In order to make evidence-based claims, one must be able to draw explicit information from text. From here, learners take that information, analyze the text to develop a deeper understanding, and connect with the information in order to...
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Possible Careers

For Teachers 7th Standards
Is a STEM career the right choice for me? Lesson four in a six-part career and college readiness series introduces seventh graders to the world of STEM occupations. Individuals use their Holland code results to select, research, and...
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Careers and Self-Portraits

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars 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...
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Steve Jobs’ Stanford University Commencement Speech

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
"Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish." The advice contained in Steve Jobs' commencement speech provides readers with food for thought. 
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English Exercises: Jobs and Professions

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this ESL activity, students listen and watch a YouTube clip of an animated song about jobs. Students complete 100 exercises in an online quiz. Included are: matching jobs with pictures, a word search, and fill in the blank.
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Men, Women, and Careers

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Teach young learners that they can have any job they want, no matter their gender! An elementary lesson emphasizes that while some jobs may be more closely associated with men or with women, people of either gender can complete them....
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Career Research and Acrostic Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers research a career they are interested in and use their research to help them write poetry.  In this Career lesson, students choose from a list of careers to write an acrostic poem. 
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Doing Our Share

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Whether at home or in the classroom, each member of a community has certain responsibilities they must tend to. With the help of the children's story Piggybook by Anthony Browne, kids learn how to assign jobs in a fair and safe manner...
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Understanding First Jobs

For Teachers 8th Standards
Eighth graders consider what it takes to get through the interview process by conducting one. They create interview questions to use as they dig for the truth about first jobs and they interview each other. After the interviews they get...
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Picture Yourself in Time

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
A super lesson that integrates technology and career exploration! High schoolers use graphic organizers and brainstorming to first analyze Time Magazine covers, then they think about what they want to be doing in 10 years. They research...
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What Kind of Geologist Am I?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
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...
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Jobs in Jamestown

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research occupations of Jamestown settlers using census data, and evaluate the data to show the needs and activities of the colony.
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Marketing Careers: Working with Scale Drawings

For Teachers 6th Standards
Make a scale drawing of a toy car, then reflect on how math can be use in marketing careers. In groups, learners work with scale drawings to calculate the dimensions of a toy car while they discuss the connection between math and marketing.
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Getting the Gist: Steve Jobs Commencement Address

For Teachers 6th Standards
As part of a unit study of Bud, Not Buddy, readers compare Buddy's list of rules to live by with those rules that Steve Jobs enumerates upon in his commencement address to Stanford's 2005 graduating class. 

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