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Circle of colours

What is white light?

Find out what happens if you spin the colours of the rainbow in this hands-on activity.
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What is white light?

DNA "unzipping"

How can I obtain a sample of DNA?

Be a biochemist! Learn how to extract DNA from an onion and find out what DNA looks like.
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How can I obtain a sample of DNA?

How much power is generated when climbing a set of stairs?

How much power is generated when climbing a set of stairs?

Put on your running shoes and sharpen your pencil! Investigate the mathematical connection between work and power in this hands-on activity.
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How much power is generated when climbing a set of stairs?

What is an exothermic reaction?

What is an exothermic reaction?

Things are heating up! Explore the temperature change that occurs in an exothermic reaction and the role of catalysts is this chemistry activity.
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What is an exothermic reaction?

How can I get a quarter through a dime sized hole?

How can I get a quarter through a dime sized hole?

Can you think like an engineer? Try to solve a tricky size and shape problem in this activity.
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How can I get a quarter through a dime sized hole?

How fast can you react?

How fast can you react?

What is a reflex? Test your reaction time and find out why reflexes are important in this challenge activity.
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How fast can you react?

Exploring Occupational Clusters

Exploring Occupational Clusters

Students will recognize the variety of careers available in each occupational cluster.
Students will recognize that many of these careers require or benefit from a background in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Students will make personal connections between their interests and current skills to the people profiled.
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Exploring Occupational Clusters

Learning About Educational Pathways

Learning About Educational Pathways

Students will be aware of and understand the importance of, various learning pathways that lead to successful life and work experiences.
Students will become aware of the variety of STEM careers available in each of these different learning pathways.
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Learning About Educational Pathways

Exploring Career Types

Exploring Career Types

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.
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Exploring Career Types

Making Informed Career Choices

Making Informed Career Choices

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.
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Making Informed Career Choices

Learning from the Experiences of Others

Learning from the Experience of Others

Students will recognize the benefit of seeking advice from those experienced in specific career areas that interest them.
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Learning from the Experience of Others

Creating Your Career Documentary

Creating Your Career Documentary

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.
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Creating Your Career Documentary

Factors Affecting Career Choice

Factors Affecting Career Choice

Students explore and discuss factors they should consider when they are planning a career path.
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Factors Affecting Career Choice

Exploring Motivational Factors

Exploring Motivational Factors

Students will explore motivational factors that influence a person’s career on a daily basis.
Students will recognize motivational factors that are similar to their own.
Student will identify the factors that motivate or are important to them as they explore or plan for future career opportunities.
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Exploring Motivational Factors

What’s your Plan B?

What’s your Plan B?

Students will recognize the importance of flexibility and adaptability when it comes to career choices.
Students will recognize that previous education is an asset that provides for great flexibility and adaptability.
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What’s your Plan B?