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BLS Career Information
http://www.bls.gov/k12
GRADE LEVEL: 3-8




CONTENT:
This site is an introduction to career guidance information for elementary students from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

AESTHETICS:
The easy-to-read format has bright, informative graphics.

ORGANIZATION:
Information is organized into jobs for kids who like each of the major subject areas: Reading, Math, Social Studies, Science, P.E./Outdoors, and Music/Arts. Each section has a graphical menu of jobs related to that subject.

REVIEW:
It's never too early to begin thinking about a career. This site is aimed at helping elementary students explore the possibilities. Students click on their area of interest to learn about specific occupations and find information about careers in those fields. Topics for each occupation include What these workers do, What the job is like, Preparing for the job, The future, Pay, Similar jobs, and Where to look for more information. A Teacher's Guide to BLS Career Information offers additional resources.

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