ERIC Number: ED106575
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Exploring Careers in Environmental Protection.
Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
The career exploration program for grades 9 through 10, as part of a comprehensive K-10 career development program, attempts to develop an awareness of and appreciation for work, extend knowledge of the variety of career opportunities, and provide experiences in career areas of individual interest. The document, a collection of materials consisting of student learning experience packets, a resource list, and teaching strategies, is designed to introduce the students to occupations in environmental protection. The course is designed for students to: gather information regarding jobs; evaluate careers; develop standards of behavior for effective job performance; locate places of employment; participate in laboratory experiences; and to investigate job requirements. The activity packets explore careers in: (1) noise pollution control, (2) water pollution control, (3) solid waste disposal, (4) air pollution control, (5) food contamination control, (6) radiation and decontamination control, and (7) park and recreational land management. The learning activities involve individualized lessons, role-playing, field trips, simulation, group work, reports, community coordination of resource persons and students, evaluation, self-analysis tests, and discussions. The appendix contains suggested procedures for field trips, exploration trips, sample forms for permission and reports, games and simulations, a group work exercise, and a list of related films. (JB)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Conservation (Environment), Curriculum Guides, Ecology, Environmental Education, Environmental Technicians, Grade 10, Grade 9, Learning Activities, Occupational Information, Pollution, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Teaching Methods, Waste Disposal, Water Pollution
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cincinnati Public Schools, OH.
Note: For related documents see CE 003 746, CE 003 748-64 and CE 004 312; Revised Edition