Encourage your students to consider a career in science with the help of these profiles of Alaska Native scientists! In this media-rich lesson from WGBH, students explore the different backgrounds and career tracks of various scientists. They’ll also understand how Alaska Native and Western approaches to science can complement each other.
What these scientists have in common are certain characteristic qualities, such as curiosity, creativity, perseverance and an interest in learning new things or solving problems. Ask students to think about what they know about working in the science field and reflect on their own ideas and interests in future careers. EXPLORE: http://to.pbs.org/1C648B7