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Science Jobs

  • Archeology for Kids - Do you like to dig in the dirt? Figure out stories from clues? These are all things archeologists do!
  • Archeologists - Meet Joy and Kate, Archeologists from the National Park Service. They talk about the tools they use and what they uncovered at the Best Farm.
  • Astronaut - Meet Kay Hire. She talks about the Space Shuttle Columbia and how she became an astronaut.
  • Environment Jobs - EEK! - Career Zone - Want a job that involves helping take care of the environment? Check out these careers.
  • Health and Science Careers - If you curious, like numbers, and like adventures, maybe you should become a scientist!
  • Marine Biologist - Meet Chris Meyer, a scientist from the National Museum of Natural History. He talks about the ocean and his favorite animal the cowrie snail.
  • Marine Biologist - Careers in Marine Biology - Find the answers to your questions about how to become a marine biologist.
  • NASA Space Careers - Meet NASA scientists, engineers, math specialists and more. Learn about what they do and what they studied to get the job.
  • Ocean Expert - Oceanographers help us understand of how our oceans, and living creatures in them, function as a system.
  • Oceanographer - Kids.gov Career Spotlight - Meet Pablo Clemente-Colón. He is the chief scientist and oceanographer at the National Ice Center.
  • Outdoor Careers - Conservation Connect - Video series that connects you with the great outdoors, wildlife species, and careers in protecting the environment.
  • Plant Specialist - Botanist - Meet Martin Hutten, who is the manager of Yosemite National Park's plant program.
  • Prosthetist - Meet David.  He works with patients with amputated limbs. He talks about what he likes about his job and how a prosthetic arm and leg are created.
  • Protecting Rivers and Estuaries - Meet an Expert - Read interviews with different educators and volunteers who help protect rivers and bays.
  • Scientists @ the Smithsonian - Meet different scientists including animal specialists, space scientists and more.
  • Sea Career Profiles - Find career profiles of different careers with corresponding lesson plans.
  • Space Jobs - Space Place Live - Meet real scientists who work on space projects to find out what it’s like to work as a scientist or engineer.
  • Wildlife Biologist - Wildlife biologists study animals and other wildlife and how they interact with their environment. Learn about what it takes to be a wildlife biologist and how to protect wildlife animals.
  • Zebrafish Helping Science - Meet Dr. Harry Burgess, an Investigator for the National Institutes of Health. He talks about the zebrafish experiments and how they're behaviors are similar to humans.

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