Senior biology students use a DNA barcoding kit to test local grocery store fish samples, and discover if the fish they bought is mislabeled and part of food fraud!
A career focused on climate change and sustainability would let you help people by working to help solve the biggest problems of our time.
A career in engineering would let you help people through designing and implementing the things they use in their daily lives.
A career in the health sciences would let you help people directly in a very 'hands-on' way!
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.
Melissa Valdez talks about her exciting work on antimatter at CERN when she was a graduate student at York University.
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 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.