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Occupation Lessons

Occupation Lessons and Student Sheets
Occupation Lesson PDF (Click on link to download)
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The PDF file contains four lessons that address the following objectives and standards for grades 5-8:

Occupation Lessons Educational Objectives

Lesson Objectives Major Concepts
1. Occupations Pre-Module Lesson
  • Students will list their skills, interests, and careers that interest them, the reasons they would pursue these careers and how they might obtain such a career.
  • Students will begin a trading card of themselves listing their skills and interests.
  • Matching your skills, interests and values to an occupation
2. NASA Occupations Research
  • Students will identify and describe a NASA occupation that they would be interested in pursuing and will identify the skills, interests and requirements necessary to pursue such an occupation.
  • Students will complete a trading card of themselves in a NASA occupation of their choice.
  • Matching your skills, interests and values to an occupation
3. Post-Module and Chat Reflections on Occupations
  • Students will reflect on their feelings about the role they played and explain why they liked or disliked it.
  • Students will reflect on the occupations they have role-played and will give their opinion and explanation of the occupations that most interest them and why.
  • Students will identify the skills, interests and requirements necessary to pursue an occupation of their choice.
  • Matching your skills, interests and values to an occupation
4. Setting Goals and Planning Your Education
  • All occupations have certain training and education requirements.
  • By planning, you can make sure that you have the requirements needed for the occupation you wish to have.
  • Training and education requirements for occupations
  • Planning to gain necessary requirements for the occupation you desire.

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Occupation Lessons Educational Standards

Lessons NSES Science Standards ISTE Technology Standards
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4 5 6
1.Occupations Pre-Module Lesson             1   X X     X X
2. NASA Occupations Research         2 9 1   X       X X
3. Post-Module and Chat Reflections on Occupations         2 9 1   X X X X X X
4. Setting Goals and Planning Your Education           9 1   X       X X

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