Out of the Lab: Extreme Jobs in Science: Sets 1 - 2
Science isn't just for the classroom or the lab; it's used by people who do some of the most extreme jobs imaginable. Volcanologists use science to study volcanoes up close. Marine biologists use it as they work under the sea. Forensic detectives need science to help them solve crimes. These careers and many others are introduced to readers through detailed text, eye-catching fact boxes, and full-color photographs. Graphic organizers help readers understand the many ways basic science concepts are put into action in the real world.
• Text supports STEM curriculum topics by addressing the use of science, technology, engineering, and math in each career
• Encourages readers to start thinking about fast-growing careers by including the education and training needed for each job
• Focus on the most extreme and dangerous places and situations helps readers stay engaged with the topic as they explore common science concepts, such as meteorology, chemistry, and astronomy