Subject: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
Lesson Length: 30 - 40 mins
Topic: STEM Components & Careers
Brief Description: In this lesson, students will choose a future career that interests them and create a STEM comic.
Know Before You Start: Students should be familiar with the areas and aspects of STEM.
Hook: What is your favorite component of STEM and why? E.g., science, technology, engineering, math.
Read and discuss the sample comic.
The teacher should point out that the comic does not feature a STEM career, but rather explains how STEM relates to the chosen career.
Students will create five-to-eight-panel comic discussing and explaining the following:
Their chosen career.
Why they want that career.
How STEM is related to the career.
Closure: Students will share their chosen career and how it is connected to STEM.
Provide examples of STEM careers students can choose from.
Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature as needed.
Provide sentence stems e.g., I want to be a ____. I want to be a ____ because ____. STEM relates to the career because ____.)