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A DAY EXPLORING STEM CAREERS

STEM Science Technology Engineering Mathematics


1. Watch the following video to get a STEM overview
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/asset/wpsu09stemcareers_vid_gradstud/
2. Mrs. Leuschen is OLD!! Watch the following videos to see what
technology looked like when she was in 9th grade (1987!!) vs. when you
are in 9th grade (2015).
Benefits of STEM
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/asset/wpsu09-stemcareers_vid_boomipod/
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/asset/wpsu09-stemcareers_vid_curstext/
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/asset/wpsu09-stemcareers_vid_phvideocht/
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/asset/wpsu09-stemcareers_vid_pongwiiten/
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/asset/wpsu09-stemcareers_vid_typecomp/

**** Answer QUESTION 1 on your STEM handout *****


Using the following online resources, or other ones that you find.
Research 5 STEM careers that interest you. Find the following details
and record your answers on your STEM handout paper.
* title, education requirements (degree or certification), current
estimated salary range, demand for the next several years,
typical work activities or work description
* URL of the Web site (use at least 3 different sites)
ONLINE RESOURCES

Department of Labor Career Voyages

National Institutes of Health LifeWorks

American Medical Association Careers in Health Care

Vocational Information Center Engineering, Science, and Math


Careers

WPSU Cool Careers in Science

NASA Careers in Earth Science

NOAA OceanAGE Careers

Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational


Outlook Handbook (OOH), 2008-09 Edition

Extension
Research one career in depth and devise an educational plan for the remainder of
their school career to choose the proper courses that would allow you to enter a
degree or certificate program after high school graduation.

Name ________________________________________

HOUR ____________________

STEM Career Information Worksheet


QUESTION 1
After watching the 1987 vs 2015 videos answer the following
question. How has science and technology transformed how we
communicate, are entertained, and find out information?
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
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List at least five different careers and the following information for each one:
* title, education requirements (degree or certification), current estimated salary
range, demand for the next several years, typical work activities or work description
o URL of the Web site (use at least 3 different sites)

1. Title:
________________________________________________________________
Education Required:
___________________________________________________________________
Salary Range:
________________________________________________________________
Demand:
____________________________________________________________________
Typical work activities/description

2. Title:
________________________________________________________________
Education Required:
___________________________________________________________
Salary Range:
________________________________________________________________

Demand:
____________________________________________________________________
Typical work activities/description

3. Title:
________________________________________________________________
Education Required:
___________________________________________________________
Salary Range:
________________________________________________________________
Demand:
____________________________________________________________________
Typical work activities/description

4. Title:
________________________________________________________________
Education Required:
___________________________________________________________
Salary Range:
________________________________________________________________
Demand:
____________________________________________________________________
Typical work activities/description

5. Title:
________________________________________________________________
Education Required:
___________________________________________________________
Salary Range:
________________________________________________________________

Demand:
____________________________________________________________________
Typical work activities/description

Extension
Research one career in depth and devise an educational plan for the remainder of
their school career to choose the proper courses that would allow you to enter a
degree or certificate program after high school graduation.