Trades Careers Webquest and Career Exploration Project (distance learning)

Grade Levels
6th - 12th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • Word Document File
  • Internet Activities
  • Webquests
16 pages
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Today's trade industry is rapidly evolving, offering lucrative jobs across all education levels. Expose your students to diverse and good paying careers in skilled trades with this webquest and project featuring interactive online activities to help students 'test drive' a wide array of trades careers!

Students will begin with a Trades Careers Webquest including 16 questions covering topics such as what skilled trades are, career exploration and information gathering (salary, summary of career, required education), and local career connections. Then students apply everything they have learned in an open-ended inquiry based Trades Career Exploration Project designed to help students make personal and community connections. Appropriate for middle and high school students, taking a minimum of 2 hours to complete. Purchase includes:

1. EDITABLE WORD document webquest and project description

2. googledoc version of the webquest and project description

3. access to premium online trades career exploration resources, each with virtual job shadow youtube video, career information sheet in English and Spanish, and fun career focused activity. Use the link on page 1&2 for ALL trades careers as you wish throughout the year for ongoing career exploration - extreme lifetime value! Follow me on TpT to be notified when new careers are added.

4. complete answer key/example answers

5. rubric for project grading

Students can use this resource independently - a helpful distance learning activity for STEM career exploration.

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Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table).
Compare and contrast the information gained from experiments, simulations, video, or multimedia sources with that gained from reading a text on the same topic.


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