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K-5 Lessons : Career Awareness

6-8 Lessons : Career Exploration and Planning

Introduction to Careers and Industrial Engineering Pathway

Teacher Direction and Worksheet

4th-5th grade: Students can use their strengths to help them to investigate careers. This provides students with an overview of careers in the Industrial Engineering and Technology Pathway.
Community Helpers'
Word Scramble
Word Scramble1-2 Lesson Plan
Lesson to identify community helpers.
(E.B.1) 
Math at Work Math at WorkLesson plan K-2
Promotes students awareness of the importance of math in a variety of careers. (MA)

Careers and Measurement Unit

Lessons in suggested order.


1.Weight, Please
2.Tall Enough
3..Commonalities
4.You're the Doc

Weight, Please K-3
Familiarizes students with scales and helps them make the connections to careers that use that tool.
Tall Enough K-3
Gives students practice using tools for measuring length and ties those tools to specific careers.
Commonalities K-3
Students become aware of commonalities between careers and the mathematical tools they use.
You're the Doc K-3
Makes connections between the Health Pathway and measurement tools.
Measurement Tools Measurement ToolsK-3 Lesson plan.
This demonstrates the use of measurement tools in a variety of careers. It links to a worksheet. (MA)

TSUNAMI!

Teacher's Guide

Career Lesson
TSUNAMI! K-6 Lesson
Tommy Tsunami or Earnie Earthquake teach children about natural disasters. Site also teaches about careers at the US West Coast/Alaska Tsunami Warning Center.

So you want to be a miner..

Student Page

4-5th Grade level reading level.
Explores a variety of careers in mining. Requires the internet connection. (LA)

So you want to be a veterinarian...

Student Page

2-6 Lesson plan
Directs you to an incredible site with numerous photos of a vet clinic. Can be adapted to primary. Students love to explore this beyond lesson time (LA)

So you like to do... (favorite subject)

Student Page

4th Grade and Up
Students are directed to career choices based on their favorite subject in school. (LA)

What are you going to be?

Student Page

4th Grade and Up
During an online trip down the career trail students explore how their personality affects their career choices.

Teacher Directions

Student Activity: What would you like to do?

Student Handout

4-6 th Grade students can explore this site independently. Adaptable to multiage grouping. Students can choose eleven different careers to explore. There are specific questions to answer after reading about the job. Great comprehension and research practice.(LA)

Who wears a hat?

Student Page

K-1 Lesson - Directions for the teacher to integrate the use of simple geometric shapes and a variety of careers. It links to a student worksheet.
Career Profiles 3-6 Reading Levels. This great resource can be adapted to multiage groups. Real interviews with Alaskans in a variety of careers.

6-8 Lessons : Career Exploration and Planning

Unit 1: Career Exploration and Planning  Teacher guides for Unit 1
Includes student personal assessment tools and summary.
Student Page

Teacher Guide
Take My Picture
An extensive interactive activity to explore student's interests, skills, and abilities.
Student Page

Teacher Guide
Pulling It Together
An interactive activity to summarize information about one's self to be used in other units and in subsequent activities.

Student Page

Teacher Guide

Job For Kids Who Like....

This is an interactive site where students can explore careers  in their areas of academic strengths.

Unit 2: Envisioning Your Future Cover sheet describing Unit 2: sites that explore all pathways.
Student Page

Teacher Guide
So You Want to Be an Engineer
A wonderful web site that has the students exploring the field of engineering. This site and activity is teacher directed and has several games on line for the students.

Student Page

Teacher Guide

If You Like Looking Inside Computers....
This activity challenges students to evaluate their computer expertise.
 Teacher Guide Career Fair Interest Survey
A web-based survey that students fill out and print out for the teachers. A useful activity designed to help the teacher get ideas for career fairs, either locally or through the cyber world. 
Teacher Guide Job Shadowing
A reproducible packet for students to use as they visit a job site. 
 Unit 3: Careers for Tomorrow Cover sheet describing Unit3: uses labor market information to analyze occupational and economic trends and how they impact career options.

Student Page

Teacher Guide

Changes in the Workplace
Students will use the internet for researching occupational trends, both globally and locally. The information is used in creating graphs that demonstrate labor trends.

Student Page

Teacher Guide

Technology In the Workforce
Local Business representatives visit or communicate with the classroom to discuss how technology is changing the workforce. 

Student Page

Teacher Guide

Career at NASA
Students will explore the many careers that are offered by the space program. 

Student Page

Teacher Guide

Aeronautics
Everything you always wanted to know about flight. Experiments you can do in your classroom.
Teacher Guide Tis the Season
Students invite community members that employ or are employed as seasonal workers to explain how the seasonal workforce effects local economy and how their lifestyle differs from other types of careers.
Teacher Guide Bear or Bullish
Students learn about the stock market and how it effects the local economy and their lifestyle.
 Unit 4: Down The Road Cover sheet describing Unit 4: Students identify education and training needed for jobs within a  career pathway, including self-employment.

Student Page

Teacher Guide

Tell Me How
A hands-on lesson in how to write instructions and read them. Ties in SCAN skills. 

Teacher Guide

What's It Going to Cost
Students will use network searches to find costs of education/training for their chosen field. 
 Unit 5: What Now?  Cover sheet describing Unit 5: Students w3ill research resources to support education and training beyond high school.
Teacher Guide Writing Letter of Request
The students learn to write a persuasive business block style letter. The students apply these skills to writing a letter to request support (scholarships, training, etc.) from a Alaska Process Industry Careers Consortium Member.
Student Page

Teacher Guide
Here's Looking at You 
A web based resume writing activity. A resume for each student is the final product. 

Student Pages

Teacher Guide

Grading Rubric

The Art of Interviewing
An activity that gets students talking to local business people as well as getting them the skills for both one-to-one interviews and phone interviews. 

Student Page (web site)

Teacher Page

Great Jobs in Alaska
Students can explore summer jobs available in Alaska. Use the downloaded job application provided by Alaska Parks Service to get a job or learn to fill in job applications.
 Career Profiles Career Profiles
Interviews with Alaskans in a variety of careers.

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