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Classroom Tools Script - Students

Need help planning what to say to students? Get a 'script' that will help you plan your presentation to students.

   
  SD Reality Check

Check out the South Dakota Department of Labor's "Reality Check" to see if your dream job will support your dream lifestyle!

   
  "In-A-Box" Curricula

Check out the Yankton AHEC's travelling resources!

Check out the NE AHEC's travelling resources!

   
  SDMyLife

SDMyLife.com is a website aimed at helping South Dakota students research, select and plan for a career.

   
  Toolkit

Gotta go?  Grab this toolkit and hit the classroom!  This kit provides you will all you need to provide a health career lesson in all grade levels.

   
  K-12 Science Teacher Resource

Check out the University of Nebraska Medical Center McGoogan Library of Medicine website for science teacher resources.

   
  Posters

Looking for bright, fun posters emphasizing health careers?

   
  Healthedventure.org

Health Edventure is a “one-stop” wellness website focusing on disease prevention, disease information and healthy lifestyles.

   
  HOTT Futures Kits

Here's a great opportunity to expose students to a wide variety of health careers..... and it's FREE!

   
  Bulletin Board Items

Need bulletin board items?

   
  Booklist

K-2 teachers, here's a list of fun, familiar books that your kids will enjoy. They are all healthcare-related and are a perfect opportunity to talk about health careers.

   
  Health Career Posters

Print out and distribute these colorful posters promoting health career exploration.

   
Lesson Plans HOTT Lesson Plans

Access fun, free, standardized HOTT lesson plans!

   
  HOSA (Health Occupations Student Ass'n) Lesson Plans

Obtain lesson plans for health occupations/health science teachers.

   
  PBS Lesson Plans

Find health & fitness lesson plans and activities for your class.

   
Activities HOTT Futures Kits

Here's a great opportunity to expose students to a wide variety of health careers..... and it's FREE!

   
  Bookmarks

Download and distribute bookmarks to elementary students (.pdf files).

   
  Career Peeks

Download fun, standardized worksheets for elementary students (Word files).

   
  Word Searches

Download word searches for elementary students (Word files).

   
  Nursing Promotional Items

Order free nursing promotional items.

   
  Booklist

K-2 teachers, here's a list of fun, familiar books that your kids will enjoy. They are all healthcare-related and are a perfect opportunity to talk about health careers.

   
Career Exploration How much do you really earn?

After taxes, how much do you take home? How much can you buy with your hard earned wages? Does it matter where you work and live? Check out this link for the answers!

   
  Thinking of a Career in Nursing?

Check out this video to hear from a variety of different types of nurses.

   
  SDSU College of Nursing

If you think you have what it takes to be a nurse, check out this video!

   
  Do I have what it takes?

You'd like to pursue a health career.... do you fit the bill?

   
  Is Oral Health for Me?

Have you thought about all of the careers in the dentistry field?  Check out this video to see what options are available!

   
  Pharmacy could be for you!

Explore the career of pharmacy.  It could be just what you are looking for!

   
  The Sanford PROMISE

Think you might be cut out for a career in medical research?  Check out these unique opportunities.

   
  Video Resources

Take a look at a variety of healthcare career video clips.

   
  How 'bout Respiratory Therapy?

Learn about the roles and responsibilities of respiratory care professionals.

Click Here for a Quicktime Video

Click Here for a Windows Media Video

For more Respiratory Care options, click here and scroll down to "Life & Breath Video."

   
  SDMyLife

SDMyLife.com is a website aimed at helping South Dakota students research, select and plan for a career.

   
  Virtual Knee Surgery

Think orthopedics is for you? Grab your scalpels and find out!

   
  Explore a Variety of Health Careers

Everything you ever wanted to know about every health career you can imagine!

   
  Earn College Credit While in HS

Lake AreaTech's Health Sciences Academy offers students the opportunity to take advantage of career specific programs while earning college and high school credit.

   
  Scrubs Camps

Experience a free, one-day, hands-on health career camp!

   
  HOTT Futures Kits

Here's a great opportunity to expose students to a wide variety of health careers..... and it's FREE!

   
  Career and Cluster Videos

Check out a wide variety of healthcare career options!

   
  Health Career Fact Sheets

Print for over 60 different healthcare occupations.

   
  US Dept. of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook

What will I do? Where will I work? How much schooling do I need? How much will I get paid?

   
  South Dakota Health Careers

South Dakota's health careers, working conditions, training required and salary information.

   
  South Dakota's Healthcare Professional Associations

Look at South Dakota-specifics for health careers.

   
  Environmental Health Science

What is it? Is it right for me?

   
  Public Health Careers

Check out a career in Public Health.  You have NO IDEA what's in store for you!

   
  Skills USA - SD Chapter

Get ready for the 'real' world!

   
Career Assessment Tools Occupational Interest Survey

Complete the "I like to...." questionnaire to see which jobs suit you.

   
  SDMyLife

SDMyLife.com is a website aimed at helping South Dakota students research, select and plan for a career.

   
Post-Secondary Prep South Dakota Colleges & Universities

Check out South Dakota colleges & universities.

   
  South Dakota Technical Institutes

Interested in a technical institute?

   
  Healthcare Training in South Dakota

View a listing of South Dakota-offered healthcare training.

   
  South Dakota College Prep

Begin planning for college - as early as 7th grade!

   
  Financial Aid Options

See how you can get help paying for school.

   
  Scholarship Search

Search more than 5,000 financial aid opportunities

   
  Earn Dual Credit

The Health Sciences Academy through Lake Area Technical Institute offers students the opportunity to take advantage of career specific programs while earning college and high school credit.

   
  SD Reality Check

"Reality Check" is a popular, online budgeting application that offers a fun but serious glimpse at how lifestyle is affected by career choices and vice versa. Does the career of your dreams match the lifestyle you dream about?

   
Opportunities Certified Health Science Class

Establish a certified health science program in your school. You're closer than you think! Contact Kara Schweitzer to get started.

   
  HOTT Brochure

Print off a brochure outlining South Dakota's HOTT Project!