This competition-based space project launching in Fall 2022 will challenge students to design a lunar rover research mission.
In this lesson, students explore the connection between arts, math and mindfulness as they create mandalas.
Spark creativity and curiosity by sending a postcard to space thanks to a partnership between Tomatosphere™ and Club for the Future founded. Students will imagine the jobs of the future in space and represent their thoughts on a postcard which will then be sent to space.
Students will explore how the form and function of common objects and structures are related.
Students will learn about various careers, and career pathways, through their review of various career profiles.
Students will continue to develop their understanding of the importance of STEM courses/programs for future career pathways.
Students will recognize that there are many different ways to earn a living and that a ‘career’ does not necessarily have to be a 9 to 5 arrangement.
Students will recognize that different career types and job arrangements have their own positive and negative aspects.
Students will learn that possessing the right kind of information is important for making an informed career decision as well as for future career success and stability.
Students will recognize the benefit of seeking advice from those experienced in specific career areas that interest them.
Students will engage in a ‘forward thinking’ exercise. This exercise addresses the following: what they want from life, the skills and abilities they have now that are useful for future career decisions, the skills and abilities they will need to develop, and how they are going to connect who they are with who they want to be and what they want to do.
Students explore and discuss factors they should consider when they are planning a career path.
Students will realize that high salaries are not always equated with a great lifestyle.
Students will come to see themselves as people who have skills and knowledge that are valuable to entering the world of work.
Students will recognize that skills and abilities are developed in both formal and informal settings.
Students will deepen their understanding of the concept of employability skills. Students will develop an awareness of opportunities available for those who have well-developed employability skills.
Students will identify the skills that employers look for in potential employees.
Students will recognize that they have skills and abilities that align with employer needs.
Students will make personal connection between their interests and current skills with the person in the career profile.