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Office of Science Education: Life Works

What does a respiratory therapist do? It's a good question and it is one that is answered in great detail on the National Institutes of Health's Office of Science Education "Life Works" homepage. The site was designed to help young people learn about different careers in the life and medical sciences. Visitors can browse for information on more than 100 careers by title, education required,...
Office of Science Education - LifeWorks

The Office of Science Education has created a website entitled LifeWorks, which provides interactive health and medical science career exploration for middle and high school students. There are multiple ways to look at the different careers in health and medicine via the browse tool on the homepage. Visitors can view an alphabetical list, see what education is required for a job, check out the...
Core Skill Standards for Bioscience Technicians (PDF)

Across a variety of careers and industries, skill standards offer an essential set of expectations that help define what workers need to know and do to succeed. As educators prepare students for their careers of choice, these standards provide an effective framework for developing courses, learning best practices, and identifying industry-specific benchmarks for success. The 2016 Core Skill...