What science career interests you?
Does it fit with your interests?
Research to discover a career that you will love.
EALR 3 Application ( APP )
Investigate professions in which science and technology are required so they can learn how the abilities they are developing in school are valued in the world of work
Step One: Gather Ideas and Find your Interests
List 10 to 15 activities and subjects that you really enjoy.
Decide whether each activity involves people, things, ideas, or data (numbers and figures), and write down your answers in the chart in the Gather Your Interests document. You will come back to this document later after researching and discovering your interests.
Take interest surveys:
Be sure you start these
at the beginning of class
so you have time to finish the survey
and record your results.
Another interest survey: Click here. Remember to take notes on the results -- and a screenshot for your files.
Another interest survey: Click here.
What personality aptitudes fit you?
Back to your Gather Your Interests document to add to the third column -- what are your aptitudes and interests?
What jobs fit your personality and interests?
Now click the chart in your interest category to find science related jobs that fit you: My Career Interests . Also look here . As you discover jobs that fit your interests, add them to your Gather Your Interests document in the last column.
You now have a great idea of science jobs that fit you.
Step Two: Look for possibilities that fit you!
Go to the link below. Read over the list of careers. Make a list of careers related to science that interests you.
First Look: Look for Career Categories: Which Fits You?
Second Look: Choose Science -- look for those that interest you.
Choose one of the options:
Check √ the jobs that fit your interests: Search here for training programs.
Step Three: Job Review: A Fit for You
Analyze the best choice for you.
Hypothesize how the job benefits you and your community.
Determine an issue related to your job.
Step Four: Analysis
Explain your analysis of the best science job for you.
Plan how to obtain that job.
Interview someone in that or a closely related field.
Explain "A Day in the Life of ________"
Prepare your presentation and conclusion
Write a persuasive letter to a leader in the community about the need for this type of job or an issue related to it.
Step Five: Project Display
To love what you
do and feel that
how could anything
be more fun?
Option One: Career Research Document (login and make a copy)
Option Two: Alternative Career Research Document (login and make a copy)
Step Three: Compare and Choose:
Step Four: Analyze, Evaluate, Present
Step Five: Project Display
Step Five: Present