How to start making small changes
Examples of resourcesTo get you started, here are a few examples of career linked resources for STEM subjects, with an explanation of where they might fit within a particular topic.Importantly, we have included a description of the current careers activity for each topic, giving you an example of how to build on existing career learning activity.
|Topic||Current career learning content||Current careers resources used||Suggestions for increasing career learning content|
|Energy||None||None||Career linked to energy sector: Solar farm manager|
|3D shapes||Links to creating 3D models.||Maths in computer games.||Link to the work of large computer game design companies. Show role profiles of Computer Games Modeller and Computer Games Developer.|
|Structures||None||None||Introduce the role of civil engineers to improve society|
|3D printing||Show pictures from a local employer that uses 3D printers in a their manufacturing process||Pictures from employer using 3D printers and a sample of a 3D printed product||Introduce the social rationale for why 3D printing and link to how engineers are using 3D printing to quickly create prototype products. Show this Born to Engineer video of Ben Ryan from Ambionics. Ask students to discuss the skills that Ben Ryan needed to develop to become an engineer and how these skills helped him to create the prototype prosthetic arm for his son.|
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Linking Curriculum Learning to STEM Careers
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