STEM Career Labs


This is your career lab, designed to help you explore a future STEM career! STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Today's STEM professionals create virtual worlds, design amazing machines, invent new materials, construct earth-friendly buildings and engineer cutting-edge air vehicles.

Explore! Watch! And Learn! Through this collection of videos, hear from STEM professionals about their educational pathway, what it is they love about their jobs, and how they really do use that math and science they learned in high school. Start exploring now!

  • Aerospace Engineering: Background for Educators

    Teachers will learn about the aerospace engineering career path, and how to help interested students prepare for post-secondary education, including tips, discussion ideas, and other resources. Teachers also learn ways to engage girls in this career track.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: 6-13+
  • Aerospace Engineering

    Aerospace engineers describe the work they do in both aeronautical and aerospace engineering. They discuss their jobs and academics, and explain that you do not have to be a “rocket scientist” to become a rocket propulsion expert.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Careers

    Engineers explain new materials development and the special systems they must create to manufacture these new materials. They also share their love for their jobs, why they chose engineering, and the importance of taking STEM subjects in school.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Advanced Manufacturing and Materials : Background for Educators

    Teachers learn about advanced manufacturing and materials career paths and how to help interested students prepare for post-secondary education, including teacher tips, discussion suggestions, and additional resources for this STEM field.

     

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: 6-13+
  • Architecture & Physics

    Students wonder, “Why learn physics?” Forces, motion, loads and structures are all important to help architects design buildings that are safe and practical. Students will see how architects use physics in their work.

    Grades: 13+
  • Architecture Careers

    Architecture careers can have many paths including engineering, interior design, and environmental design and sustainability. Students will learn from the professionals about architecture careers and coursework they should consider for pursuing this field.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Architecture & Trigonometry

    Students ask, "Why learn trigonometry?" This architecture career video uses graphic overlays on real architectural structures to engage students and explore the many ways that architects use trigonometry in their jobs.

    Grades: 9-12
  • Architecture & Physics: Background for Educators

    Teachers will learn to help students make the connection between physics and architecture, and to make physics more interesting, with tips and lesson ideas that apply physics to real-life architecture applications.

     

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: 6-13+
  • Architecture & Trigonometry: Background for Educators

    Teachers will learn to make the student connection between trigonometry and the career field of architecture.    The video offers helpful tips and lesson ideas that will make trigonometry more interesting by applying it to real-life architecture applications.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: 9-13+
  • Architecture: Background for Educators

    Teachers will learn to make student connections between the career of architecture and related subjects. This video offers helpful tips and lesson ideas that will make a career in architecture more interesting to students.

    Grades: 6-13+
  • Biomechanical Engineering: Background for Educators

    Biomechanical engineering is explained so teachers can help students prepare for this important field that can positively impact human lives.  

    Grades: 6-13+
  • Biomechanical Engineering

    Biomechanical engineers describe how they apply their knowledge of mechanical engineering to the human body. These professionals describe what they love about their jobs, their educational and career paths, and their ability to impact people’s lives.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Biomedical Engineering: Background for Educators

    Biomedical engineers help teachers understand the biomedical engineering field, and explain ways to help interested students prepare for a biomedical engineering educational path. The video also offers teacher tips, discussion suggestions, and additional resources.

     

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: 6-13+
  • Biomedical Engineering

    Biomedical engineers share their career paths, education and experiences with students, as well as how they use STEM concepts every day. Students will learn why these professionals chose this career path and how they use their skills to impact people’s lives.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Construction Management: Background for Educators

    Teachers will learn about careers in construction management and how to help interested students prepare for post-secondary education. The video includes lesson ideas, teacher tips, discussion suggestions, and additional resources.

    Grades: 6-13+
  • Construction Management

    Construction managers describe their jobs and explain some misconceptions about the construction industry. Women in the field discuss how more and more women are entering the ranks of construction management and explain educational opportunities for women.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Electrical Engineering: Background for Educators

    Teachers will hear helpful information from practicing professionals about electrical engineering careers and how to help interested students prepare for post-secondary education. Teachers will also get tips, discussion suggestions, and additional resources.

     

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: 6-13+
  • Electrical Engineering

    Learn how cutting-edge research by electrical engineers leads to new technologies like smart phone displays, super-fast computers, and artificial intelligence.  Engineers describe their love for their jobs, and share education & career tracks for electrical engineering.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Human Performance & Sampling

    Statistics and sampling are important for human performance experiments. Students will learn several sampling types including census, random, stratified random, and convenience. Examples of real-life sampling and experimental design are also shown.

    This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Human Performance Experiments: Teacher Background Video

    Packed with ideas for creating real-life human performance experiments for the classroom, this video will show teachers ways to inspire student-designed experiments while introducing the concepts of sampling, statistics, and human error.

    Grades: 13+

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