Computer Science Careers Webquest (distance learning)

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Career In STEM
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  • Internet Activities
  • Webquests
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Computer science is one of the fastest growing industries, with over 1 million new jobs being added annually. Expose your students to lucrative careers in computer science, with interactive online activities directly connected to what people do in these careers. This webquest includes 20 questions about careers in computer science including why computer science is important, career exploration and information gathering (salary, summary of career, required education) for 13 computer science careers, and hands-on activities).

All 13 careers profiled in this webquest include

- virtual job shadow youtube video,

- career information sheet in English and Spanish,

- hands-on 'try it' career exploration activity (examples include a make your own computer hardware guessing game, 3D modeling practice, data architecture modeling, and much more.

This is a 100% prep-free resource chock full of fun computer science activities for middle and high school students, taking at least 90 minutes to complete.

Purchase includes:

1. EDITABLE WORD document webquest for students (17 pages)

2. Googledoc version of the webquest for students (linked in the WORD doc; 17 pages)

3. Access to premium online computer science career exploration resources. Use the link on the bottom of page 10 as you wish for continued career exploration - extreme lifetime value! You get unlimited lifetime access for yourself and all your students to these resources, including any new ones that I add over the years. This is why the cost of this webquest is $9.99 :)

4. Comprehensive answer key included at end of Word and GoogleDocs

Supports NGSS MS-PS4-3. Students can use this resource independently - a helpful distance learning activity for STEM career exploration.

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34 pages
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Integrate qualitative scientific and technical information to support the claim that digitized signals are a more reliable way to encode and transmit information than analog signals. Emphasis is on a basic understanding that waves can be used for communication purposes. Examples could include using fiber optic cable to transmit light pulses, radio wave pulses in wifi devices, and conversion of stored binary patterns to make sound or text on a computer screen. Assessment does not include binary counting. Assessment does not include the specific mechanism of any given device.


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