Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Science

Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Science


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For those who love to explore new places or figure out how the world works, Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Science, Second Edition provides the perfect introduction to science professions, from conducting tests in the lab to teaching high school students to excavating a fossil site. Career profiles include: archaelogist, chemist, food scientist, nutritionist, oceanographer, robotics technician, science educator, veterinarian.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816065493
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/28/2007
Series: Career Ideas for Kids Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 9 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     vii
Make a Choice!     1
Choice A     2
Choice B     2
How to Use This Book     3
Get in Gear!     7
Watch for Signs Along the Way     7
Rules of the Road     9
Dangerous Detours     16
Ultimate Career Destination     17
Get Some Direction     18
Take a Trip!     27
Archaeologist     30
Astronomer     38
Chemist     45
Engineer     52
Food Scientist     60
Horticulturist     68
Landscape Architect     75
Medical Technologist     81
Meteorologist     87
Nutritionist     94
Oceanographer     101
Pharmacist     109
Robotics Technician     118
Science Educator     124
Veterinarian     133
Make a Scientific Detour!     141
A World of Science Careers     142
Don't Stop Now!     147
Narrow Down Your Choices     149
Surf the Net     149
Snoop at the Library     151
GetIn Touch with the Experts     153
Chat on the Phone     155
Information Is Power     159
What's Next?     163
Watch for Signs Along the Way     164
Rules of the Road     164
Dangerous Detours     165
Ultimate Career Destination     166
Get Some Direction     166
Hooray! You Did It!     169
Some Future Destinations     171
It's Not Just for Nerds     171
Awesome Internet Career Resources     172
Join the Club!     175
More Career Books Especially for Kids     175
Heavy-Duty Resources     177
Finding Places to Work     177
Index     179

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