ERIC Number: ED106573
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Career Orientation: Grade 7 and 8: A Unified Approach: Science Careers. Activity Manual.
Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
Career orientation in the science curriculum introduces students to science-related careers and opportunities and enables them to prepare an educational program if they choose a science career. The curriculum guide is designed to aid junior high school science teachers in relating the seventh and eighth grade science curriculum to careers in scientific fields. Learning activities are grouped into units examining: purposes and practices; measurement and matter; conservation--ecology; living things (subtopics: humans, animals and plants, adaptation--animals, microscope use and care, healthful living, and first aid); energy; work; heat; sound; light and seeing; electricity and its uses; water; air and weather; earth and the heavens; and plans, rockets, and space travel. Each unit includes an introduction, a list of suggested activities, worksheets, and selected references, audiovisual aids, and published sources. The appendix contains sections dealing with: (1) community resources in the science area (organizations, resource persons, committees, clubs, and references), (2) suggested procedures for field trips, and (3) a tabulated chart listing science-related careers arranged according to: level; service; business, clerical, and sales; science and technology; outdoor; general culture; and arts and entertainment. (JB)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Choice, Career Development, Career Education, Career Planning, Curriculum Guides, Grade 7, Grade 8, Instructional Materials, Integrated Curriculum, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Resource Materials, Science Activities, Science Careers, Science Curriculum, Science Materials, Units of Study, Worksheets
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
Note: Revised Edition