ABCs to Public Health focuses on the critical role of public health laboratories in protecting the public against diseases and other health hazards. This Centers for Disease Control tool is designed to raise awareness about the world of laboratory science for both students and teachers; stimulate interest in students on the variety of laboratory science […]
African American History Month Federal Resources The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum have joined in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in […]
Women@NASA features women at NASA discussing and showing what they do. See video interviews with a robotics flight controller, aeronautics engineer, pyrotechnics specialist, spacesuit team manager, shuttle food system manager, spacecraft life support systems engineer, and others. Learn about internships and careers at NASA.
Profiles of Scientists and Engineers helps students understand: What’s it like to be a scientist or engineer? What do they do all day? Watch an electrical engineer, an exercise scientist, a biomedical engineer, and others show us what they’re doing to solve problems and invent the future.
Competency Model Clearinghouse presents “competency models” — collections of competencies that together define successful performance in particular work settings — for more than a dozen industries. Industries include advanced manufacturing, aerospace, bioscience, construction, energy, entrepreneurship, financial services, hospitality and hotels, information technology, retail, transportation, and more.
BioWorksU introduces students to life science careers. It is set in a virtual university and uses games, experiments, and simulations to show jobs at a range of locations — a nurse’s station, ambulance bay, diagnostic lab, pathology lab, radiology department, pharmacy, physical therapy room, dentist’s office, and more. Watch videos of professionals describing what they […]
America’s Career Resource Network provides career development guidelines and resources to help students identify career directions and related education programs. A “career decision-making tool” walks students through a six-step cycle for making decisions about careers and education programs.
Meet the Artist features interviews with artists — a playwright, dancer, musical conductor, storyteller, musician, photographer, puppeteer, and others.
LifeWorks explores careers in health and medical sciences. See interviews with more than 70 professionals — a chemist, dentist, dietician, epidemiologist, lab technologist, medical illustrator, microbiologist, nurse, pharmacist, social worker, veterinarian, and others. Learn what their typical workday involves and why they chose their career. Find out which careers match your interests and skills.
Earth Explorers Series profiles an atmospheric scientist who flies through hurricanes, an engineer who operates a spectro-radiometer (an instrument on a satellite), an ocean scientist, high school students whose science fair project took them to Croatia, and other “Earth explorers.”