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Real World Math:  How Math is Used in Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Careers

Real World Math: How Math is Used in Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Careers

This project has students using real-world math skills to learn to perform the calculations that are done in law, public safety, corrections and security jobs. They will use formulas (included) to learn how to calculate averages, determine percentages and use fractions, and other basic math skills used in this industry. Are your students always asking "When will be ever USE this??" This short activity shows students a real world use for the math skills they learn every day. This lesson was created for 7th and 8th grade, but could also be used successfully in upper elementary grades. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • How Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Professionals Use Math Activity/Handout • How Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Professionals Use Math Activity Answer Key • Math Formula “Cheat Sheet”

By innovationsintechnology

Real World Math:  How Math is Used in Government & Public Administration Careers

Real World Math: How Math is Used in Government & Public Administration Careers

This project has students using real-world math skills to learn to perform the calculations that are done in government and public administration jobs. They will use formulas (included) to learn how to compute interest and profits, how to determine percentages and use fractions, and other basic math skills used in this industry. Are your students always asking "When will be ever USE this??" This short activity shows students a real world use for the math skills they learn every day. This lesson was created for 7th and 8th grade, but could also be used successfully in upper elementary grades. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • How Government Professionals Use Math Activity/Handout • How Government Professionals Use Math Activity Answer Key • Math Formula “Cheat Sheet”

By innovationsintechnology

Editable - Retype the paragraph

Editable - Retype the paragraph

Need your students to work on their typing skills? Use this editable two paragraph essay to give them more practice in their word processing skills. Simple, easy and ready to go!

By sarah_mcnamara43

Real World Math:  How Math is used in Education & Training Careers

Real World Math: How Math is used in Education & Training Careers

This project has students using real-world math skills to learn to perform the calculations that are done in education and training jobs. They will use formulas (included) to learn how to compute interest and profits, how to determine percentages and use fractions, and other basic math skills used in this industry. Are your students always asking "When will be ever USE this??" This short activity shows students a real world use for the math skills they learn every day. This lesson was created for 7th and 8th grade, but could also be used successfully in upper elementary grades. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • How Education & Training Professionals Use Math Activity/Handout • How Education & Training Professionals Use Math Activity Answer Key • Math Formula “Cheat Sheet”

By innovationsintechnology

Real World Math:  How Math is Used in Business, Management & Administration Careers

Real World Math: How Math is Used in Business, Management & Administration Careers

This project has students using real-world math skills to learn to perform the calculations that are done in business, management and administration jobs. They will use formulas (included) to learn how to compute interest and profits, how to determine percentages and use fractions, and other basic math skills used in this industry. Are your students always asking "When will be ever USE this??" This short activity shows students a real world use for the math skills they learn every day. This lesson was created for 7th and 8th grade, but could also be used successfully in upper elementary grades. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • How Business, Management and Administration Professionals Use Math Activity/Handout • How Business, Management and Administration Professionals Use Math Activity Answer Key • Math Formula “Cheat Sheet”

By innovationsintechnology

Careers/tutor time activity to enable students to learn about potential careers

Careers/tutor time activity to enable students to learn about potential careers

An activity designed to encourage students to learn about different career paths. Students should learn about various occupations and what the role involves as well as discuss the link between the job and a current news topic. Resources: Cards with a selection of careers and small summary/job description 5 current news articles in printer friendly format Activity: Hand each student/group of students an occupation and ask them to research the job using the internet/careers centre resources Once students are familiar with their occupation hand out one of the news articles Students need to link their occupation to the article. E.g. How will the article affect their industry? What would a person in that occupation need to do in response to the article Not all occupations can be related to each article but the activity should promote discussion and open students eyes to a selection of different career paths. Extension: Add more occupations Ask students to provide the article for the next lesson (to encourage and interest in current affairs)

By sophiemunday

Exploring Careers:  16 Career Cluster Units BUNDLE

Exploring Careers: 16 Career Cluster Units BUNDLE

This career unit bundle gives students an introduction to each of the 16 Career Clusters and focuses on research and projects to demonstrate what a career in this field would be like. This is perfect for a career, technology, CTE or business class. Each career cluster unit takes from 1-2 weeks and the entire bundle takes approximately 28 weeks if all of the materials are used. All units are available individually, if you prefer. The project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with high school students. The teacher can choose to use some or all of the provided lesson options included in each unit. Unit plans for the following career clusters are included: • Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources • Architecture & Construction • Arts, A/V Technology & Communications • Business Management & Administration • Education & Training • Finance • Government & Public Administration • Health Science • Hospitality & Tourism • Human Services • Information Technology • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security • Manufacturing • Marketing, Sales & Service • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) • Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Each unit contains the following: • Teacher & Student Resources for the specific career cluster: including list of files provided, project duration, materials needed, links to research sites, links to related videos and extension lessons, links to tutorials. • Introduction to the Career Cluster – Editable Microsoft PowerPoint presentation • Introduction to the Career Cluster Research Reading and Questions • Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (includes answer key) • Job Type Word Search Puzzle (includes answer key) • Individual Student Project (technology based) to research and or simulate the career. These include full student instructions, grading rubric. Resources, samples, and/or tutorials are included where appropriate. • Group Project (most are NOT technology based or just need access to a computer briefly for research) to use critical thinking and teamwork skills in a career simulation. These include full student instructions, grading rubric, handouts for brainstorming/compiling information. Resources and other documents necessary for completion are included where appropriate. • Career Cluster Reflection Questions to summarize learning from the lesson (an editable, Microsoft Word file) Files Included in this Bundle: • Teacher Notes for the Career Unit Bundle • A file folder containing the full unit for each of the 16 career clusters (16 total files)

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A level reading lists for Biology, Chemistry and Physics

A level reading lists for Biology, Chemistry and Physics

3 lists for each of the A level Sciences. Suitable for all learners in preparation for their A levels and throughout the course to support their UCAS applications My students are always asking me for a good list of wider reading books so I have compiled a list for each A level Some books are tricky to source/expensive so schools could consider investing in some titles for their library at school or organise a loan scheme Great to hand out to parents or guardians at A level options evenings to help motivate their children

By sophiemunday

Exploring Careers:  Manufacturing

Exploring Careers: Manufacturing

This career unit gives students an introduction to the manufacturing career cluster and what a career in this field would be like. This is perfect for a career, technology, CTE or business class. The included PowerPoint presentation can be used by the teacher for whole class instruction, or provided to the students electronically (or as a printout) for them to review individually. Students use close reading skills with a short informational passage to learn about the career field and answer questions to use critical thinking skills and demonstrate their understanding. Two different puzzles are included to learn different jobs in the career and to reinforce vocabulary skills. An individual project to research the assembly line process and creatively present that information using a technology of the student’s choice offers students an opportunity to understand the impact this invention had on manufacturing careers. Additionally, a group project to create a product package is provided to simulate the career and allow students to utilize critical thinking skills and teamwork. Finally, a short reflection questionnaire gives students the opportunity to reflect and analyze their learning as they determine if this career field is of interest to them. The project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with high school students. The teacher can choose to use some or all of the provided lesson options included in this resource. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Introduction to Manufacturing Careers PowerPoint presentation (editable) • Introduction to Manufacturing Careers Research Reading and Questions • Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (includes answer key) • Job Type Word Search Puzzle (includes answer key) • Individual Assembly Line Research Project expectations, resources and rubric • Group Packaging Creation Project Instructions, Worksheet, and Rubric • Manufacturing Career Reflection Questions (MS Word)

By innovationsintechnology

Exploring Careers:  Information Technology

Exploring Careers: Information Technology

This career unit gives students an introduction to the Information Technology career cluster and what a career in this field would be like. This is perfect for a career, technology, CTE or business class. The included PowerPoint presentation can be used by the teacher for whole class instruction, or provided to the students electronically (or as a printout) for them to review individually. Students use close reading skills with a short informational passage to learn about the career field and answer questions to use critical thinking skills and demonstrate their understanding. Two different puzzles are included to learn different jobs in the career and to reinforce vocabulary skills. An individual project to create a web site using Weebly (www.weebly.com) offers students an opportunity for a real-life look into this career. A group project to learn more about cybersecurity is provided to allow students to utilize critical thinking skills and teamwork. Finally, a short reflection questionnaire gives students the opportunity to reflect and analyze their learning as they determine if this career field is of interest to them. The project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with high school students. The teacher can choose to use some or all of the provided lesson options included in this resource. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Introduction to Information Technology Careers PowerPoint presentation (editable) • Introduction to Information Technology Careers Research Reading and Questions • Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (includes answer key) • Job Type Word Search Puzzle (includes answer key) • Individual Project Web Site Design expectations, resources, Quick Reference Guide, and rubric • Technology based Group Cybersecurity Project Instructions, Resources and Rubric • Information Technology Career Reflection Questions (MS Word)

By innovationsintechnology

Exploring Careers:  Hospitality & Tourism

Exploring Careers: Hospitality & Tourism

This career unit gives students an introduction to the hospitality and tourism career cluster and what a career in this field would be like. This is perfect for a career, technology, CTE or business class. The included PowerPoint presentation can be used by the teacher for whole class instruction, or provided to the students electronically (or as a printout) for them to review individually. Students use close reading skills with a short informational passage to learn about the career field and answer questions to use critical thinking skills and demonstrate their understanding. Two different puzzles are included to learn different jobs in the career and to reinforce vocabulary skills. An individual project to create a restaurant menu using Microsoft Word (or Google Docs) offers students an opportunity for a real-life look into this career. A group project to create a presentation to encourage visitors to a city is provided to simulate a career with the Department of Tourism and allow students to utilize critical thinking skills and teamwork. Finally, a short reflection questionnaire gives students the opportunity to reflect and analyze their learning as they determine if this career field is of interest to them. The project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with high school students. The teacher can choose to use some or all of the provided lesson options included in this resource. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism Careers PowerPoint presentation (editable) • Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism Careers Research Reading and Questions • Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (includes answer key) • Job Type Word Search Puzzle (includes answer key) • Individual Menu Creation Project expectations, resources, and rubric • Team Project: Department of Tourism Simulation (technology based) Instructions and Rubric • Hospitality & Tourism Career Reflection Questions (MS Word)

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Exploring Careers:  STEM Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Exploring Careers: STEM Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

This career unit gives students an introduction to the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) career cluster and what a career in this field would be like. This is perfect for a career, technology, CTE or business class. The included PowerPoint presentation can be used by the teacher for whole class instruction, or provided to the students electronically (or as a printout) for them to review individually. Students use close reading skills with a short informational passage to learn about the career field and answer questions to use critical thinking skills and demonstrate their understanding. Two different puzzles are included to learn different jobs in the career and to reinforce vocabulary skills. An individual research project to learn more about a famous scientist using Microsoft PowerPoint (or Google Slides) offers students an opportunity for a real-life look into this career. A group lesson to use the Engineering Design Process and build a catapult is provided to simulate the career and allow students to utilize critical thinking skills and teamwork. Finally, a short reflection questionnaire gives students the opportunity to reflect and analyze their learning as they determine if this career field is of interest to them. The project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with high school students. The teacher can choose to use some or all of the provided lesson options included in this resource. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Careers PowerPoint presentation (editable) • Introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Careers Research Reading and Questions • Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (includes answer key) • Job Type Word Search Puzzle (includes answer key) • Research Project - Famous Scientist: Project expectations, resources, and rubric • Catapult Challenge Group Project Instructions, Worksheet and Rubric • Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Career Reflection Questions (MS Word)

By innovationsintechnology