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this issue, Careers in Sciencethat
is supported by a range of NSTA-approved teaching resources:
news stories, Internet "SciLinks®," NSTA journal
articles (sorted by grade range), books, and more. In addition,
every issue includes a column on professional development,
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CAREERS IN SCIENCE
When it comes to having a career in science,
there is no secret formula on how to plan ones path and achieve
success in this field. Scientists have made names for themselves
by working along quite different career paths. For instance, some
scientists spend their lives as college professors or researchers
at prominent universities while others achieve success working for
private companies or authoring books and articles for various professional
To help you inspire your students to become successful scientists,
we have included news stories, websites, books, and other resources
in this issue of Science Class. So start experimenting with
this information. Who knows? Maybe one of your students will become
the next Albert Einstein or Marie Curie!
Careers in the News
Article summaries provided by the NSTA WebNews Service.
Do you have a future winner of a Nobel Prize in your classroom?
Share these stories with your students to teach them that a passion
for knowledge can be turned into a career that can span a lifetime.
Click here for the latest news stories.
Careers on the Net
SciLinks® is an interactive,
Web-based service from NSTA that connects your lesson and/or course
materials (certain textbooks, NSTA books, and journal articles)
with online content chosen just for your selected topics. NSTA members
can search by keyword or phrase and receive a list of teacher-approved
Elementary: Careers in Science http://www.scilinks.org/retrieve_outside.asp?sl=9263562111111022
Intermediate: Careers in Science http://www.scilinks.org/retrieve_outside.asp?sl=9263565511111022
High School: Careers in Science http://www.scilinks.org/retrieve_outside.asp?sl=9263569911111022
Careers in NSTA Journal Articles
The following journal articles are sorted by grade level to provide
you with ideas for classroom lessons and activities related to careers
Up with Scientists
Students' Professional Horizons
Gender Bias in the Media
High School: http://ecommerce.nsta.org/enewsletter/2002-10/high_school.htm
Literates or Science Experts?
Science Careers Online
on Careers in Science
Check out these titles from NSTA Press and NSTA Recommends:
Women of Science
Black Heroes: Five Brilliant Scientists
Who Made History Series
Today's teachers have more opportunities than ever for pursuing
professional development. One option is to use the Internet for
online courses and workshops. To find out if this method works for
you, read the latest findings from the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
about the advantages as well as the drawbacks .
Click here to :
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Highlights are provided by the NSTA WebNews Service. For additional
NSTA Highlights, as well as the latest science and education news,
NSTA and Partners Receive $7.5 Million NSF MSP Grant
Start an NSTA Student Chapter Today!
NSTA's Employment Connection
Find a new job or a new employee at NSTA's National Convention in
Philadelphia this March. To find out more, please visit www.nsta.org/conventions
and follow the links to Philadelphia's National Convention Info.
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