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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.

   
  SHOWcase

Often time HIPAA restrictions make health career awareness difficult. Check out these resources for HIPAA-friendly activities.

   
  "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.

   
  "Why Choose Health Careers" Poster

Print out and distribute these colorful posters promoting health careers.

   
  Health Career Posters

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

   
  Lab Science Posters

Print out and distribute these colorful posters promoting the career of Clinical Lab Scientist or Medical Laboratory Technician.

   
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.

   
  Classroom Adventures

Check out fun, innovative & MYSTERIOUS health lessons.

   
  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?

   
  Healthcare Virtual Career Network

Explore over 82 health careers!

   
  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.

   
  Healthcare Heroes?

"The World Needs more Heroes". Interested?  Follow 10 students who've accepted this challenge and are pursuing health careers.

 

 

  Virtual Knee Surgery

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

   
  Heart Valve Replacement Surgery

Consider a cardiovascular or surgical career.  Watch a valve replacement surgery!

   
  Explore a Variety of Health Careers

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

   
  Online Game Teaches Public Health Roles

The University of Minnesota School of Public Health has launched Epidemic!, an online game to educate students about the essential work performed by public health professionals. There is an instructor’s guide for using the game in the classroom.

   
  Earn College Credit While in HS

Lake Area Tech’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!

   
  Virtual Health Career Fair

Looking for a way to share health careers with your students without leaving the classroom?

   
  HOTT Futures Kits

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

   
  Diagnostic Detectives

Explore the medical laboratory professions

   
  Video Clips

Check out a wide variety of healthcare career options!

   
  Fact Sheets

Print for over 60 different healthcare occupations

   
  Health and Medical Science Careers

Explore a variety of careers at the National Institute of Health

   
  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!

   
  South Dakota Nursing

See what's up with South Dakota's nursing workforce

   
  Nursing Information

View nursing opportunities, education information, blogs, etc.

   
  Skills USA - SD Chapter

Get ready for the 'real' world!

   
  Sanford's Health Career Exploration Opportunities

See what Sanford Health has to offer for health career awareness opportunities.

   
Career Assessment Tools Career Assessment

Take a career finder assessment and find out which health-related careers are best for you.

   
  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!

   
  Preparing for College

More college planning information

   
  Pay for School

See how you can get help paying for school

   
  Financial Aid Search

Search more than 5,000 financial aid opportunities

   
  More Financial Aid Opportunities

Search additional 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.

   
  Show Me the MONEY!

"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 if 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 Brian Groote to get started.

   
  HOTT Brochures

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

 

 

 

Last Updated: 9/16/13