The activities listed below provide a link to other areas in the curriculum.
- Have the students talk about what kind of scientist they might want to be. Have them provide as many details as possible, such as the type of scientist, the work setting, the kind of work done, and major findings.
- Take a class survey of the different kinds of scientists that students are familiar with. Then, make a bar graph illustrating class results. Which kind of scientist are students most familiar with? What kind of work does that particular scientist do?
- Make picture cards showing different kinds of scientists and the work they do. Display the cards around the class.
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NIDA. (2009, September 1). Brain Power: Grades K-1. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/brain-power/brain-power-grades-k-1