Subject: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)

Lesson Length: 30 - 40 mins

Topic: STEM Components and Careers

Grade Level: 6, 7

Standards / Framework:

Brief Description: Students will explore a future career that interests them.

Know Before You Start: Students should be familiar with the areas and aspects of STEM.

Comic 1

Comic 2


  • What is your favorite component of STEM and why? 


  • Read and discuss the sample comic.

  • Explain that the comic does not feature a STEM career, but rather explains how STEM relates to the chosen career.

  • Students will create five-panel comic discussing and explaining the following:

    • The career.

    • Why the career is of interest.

    • How STEM is related to the career.


  • Have students share their comics illustrating a career and how it is connected to STEM.


  • Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature.
  • Allow students to use the voiceover feature to read their comics aloud.
  • Provide examples of STEM careers from which to choose.

  • Provide sentence stems, e.g., "I want to be a ____. I want to be a ____ because ____. STEM relates to the career because ____.)"


  • Comic to print or display: Comic.