Earth Science Project
Virginia Standard of Learning: Ties ES.3-14 to employment opportunities depending on which careers are chosen. C/T 8.4, English 9.6, 9.7, 9.8. Academic Level: Grade 9+
Teacher: B. H. Snellings
Career Project, Written Report
How do two different earth science related careers compare and/or contrast?
You have been studying about various fields of earth science which may be related to a career. Your task is to research two earth science related careers and decide which would be a good choice for you by comparing and/or contrasting the careers.
Most jobs require the ability to read and to comprehend written instructions, to follow verbal directions, to perform basic mathematical calculations, and to write. Some jobs require specialized education and may require various physical characteristics of the employee. Starting salaries for different jobs vary.
You will write a report in which you will compare and/or contrast two earth science related careers. Choose one career from column A careers and one career from column B careers on the back side of this paper. Other choices must be discussed with the teacher for approval.
The report should compare and/or contrast each career by:
Include a list of works referenced or works cited at the end of your report using MLA standard format (check with an English teacher) Include a cover page with the title of your report, your name, class number and date due.
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|Things to Consider
Understanding the Problem
Making a Plan
Choose one career from Column A and one career from Column B to compare and/or contrast.
|COLUMN A CAREERS
|COLUMN B CAREERS
Copyright 2000 B. H. Snellings. Permission for educational use granted.