This video program surveys the wide-ranging world of careers in science. Interviews conducted at the National Youth Science Camp add a personal touch, as students and presenters share fascinating stories about their goals, research, and work.
Additional interviews with science professionals offer students a look at the diverse group of men and women working in science today. Viewers learn about the nature of scientific inquiry and how scientific thinking is applied in day-to-day work activities. The video also describes aptitude, skills, education and training, and work activities common to science careers.
Some of the fields represented in the program are aeronautics, archaeology, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, engineering, geology, mathematics, medicine, meteorology, nursing, paramedical, pharmacy, research, space exploration, teaching, veterinary medicine, and zoology.
Viewing time: 20 minutes. 1997. Purchase options: DVD, 3-year Streaming, or DVD and 3-year Streaming; please see the Product Options box above when ordering.