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Hot Jobs: Making Our Daily Vitamins Effective—And Tasty!
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Gummie vitamins have become a popular way to get a good dose of nutrients each day. Check out three “Hot Shots and Hot Jobs” involved in the development and design of gummie vitamins: Product Design Scientist, Confection Technologist, and Analytical Chemist.This visual media resource is designed for grades 6-12.

Subject:
Cross-Curricular
STEM/STEAM
CTE
Career Connections
Health and Medical Sciences
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Visual Media
Author:
Trish Reed
Allison Couillard
Timothy Couillard
Date Added:
01/23/2020
Hot Jobs:  Pilots Enjoy Breathtaking Views
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The possibilities for trained pilots are varied—from piloting huge passenger jets across the ocean to guiding small aircraft for police, fire and medical operations—and the job prospects are higher now than ever.
This is a visual media resource for grades 6-12.

Subject:
Cross-Curricular
STEM/STEAM
CTE
Career Connections
Material Type:
Visual Media
Provider:
VPM
Author:
Trish Reed
Timothy Couillard
Allison Couillard
Date Added:
04/30/2020
Hot Jobs: Powering Up with Renewable Energy
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Providing electric power can take a heavy toll on the environment. In recent years, that has led to increased interest in renewable energy. It’s a big responsibility, and doing it well requires all kinds of people with different skills and talents. Let’s meet three Dominion Energy employees (Project Engineer, Groundman, and Biologist), who are doing very different jobs to bring power safely to our communities. This visual media resource is designed for grades 6-12.

Subject:
Cross-Curricular
STEM/STEAM
CTE
Career Connections
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Visual Media
Author:
Trish Reed
Allison Couillard
Timothy Couillard
Date Added:
01/23/2020
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Hot Jobs Remix: Software Engineers Create Solutions Through Code (with Reflection Questions)
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Just about everything you can do on a computer—checking your email, posting to Facebook, online banking and shopping—is powered by software. The people who come up with that software, and keep it working efficiently, are behind the scenes of a big portion of our lives.  Software engineering is an exciting career,.In this remix, some reflections questions for students have been added.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Career Connections
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Chris Ammon
Date Added:
05/31/2020
Hot Jobs: Software Engineers Create Solutions Through Code
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Just about everything you can do on a computer—checking your email, posting to Facebook, online banking and shopping—is powered by software. The people who come up with that software, and keep it working efficiently, are behind the scenes of a big portion of our lives.  Software engineering is an exciting career,.

Subject:
Algorithms and Programming
Cross-Curricular
STEM/STEAM
CTE
Business and Information Technology
Career Connections
Material Type:
Reading
Visual Media
Author:
Trish Reed
Allison Couillard
Timothy Couillard
Date Added:
01/23/2020
Hot Jobs:  Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Go Soaring for a Bird’s Eye View
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In just a few short years, the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, sometimes called drones) has risen dramatically. You may know someone who flies one as a hobby, and you’ve certainly seen the breathtaking bird’s-eye footage they can produce for movies and television.  Piloting one of these may be an interesting career path.

Subject:
Cross-Curricular
STEM/STEAM
CTE
Career Connections
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Visual Media
Author:
Trish Reed
Allison Couillard
Timothy Couillard
Date Added:
01/23/2020
Hot Jobs:  Urban Design
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HOT JOBS: URBAN DESIGN

Urban designers are in charge of arranging city structures. They design plazas and parks, groups of buildings, and the roads and sidewalks that connect them all.

This is a digital classroom resource for grades 6-12.

Subject:
Cross-Curricular
STEM/STEAM
CTE
Career Connections
Material Type:
Visual Media
Provider:
VPM
Author:
Trish Reed
Timothy Couillard
Allison Couillard
Date Added:
04/30/2020
VT PEERS: Mountain Road Repair
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Lesson length: 1-2 hoursGrade level: 6-8Students practice using the scientific method as they engineer methods to fix damaged mountain roads. Using engineering design thinking, students assess the problem(s), develop strategies for addressing them, budget for repairs, and create and test prototype solutions.This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1657263. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Subject:
Cross-Curricular
STEM/STEAM
CTE
Career Connections
Technology Education
Trade and Industrial
Science
Scientific and Engineering Practices
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Simulation
Visual Media
Author:
VT PEERS
Date Added:
10/27/2020