Pathfinders

CAREERS

http://www.bls.gov/k12/
This site is written by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and gives you information on education requirements, job outlook, salaries etc. 

http://www.free.ed.gov/subjects.cfm?subject_id=144&toplvl=169&res_feature_request=1
This is from the federal government and discusses vocational careers and offers links to career information sites (not just vocational)

http://www.careercruising.com

http://www.enviroeducation.com/careers-jobs/
Provides information on various environmental careers

http://www.bls.gov/oco/
REALLY GOOD WEB SITE. This is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Click on the index field in the upper right corner to find a specific occupation.

http://online.onetcenter.org/
An informational network of occupations that provides descriptions, tasks performed on job site, as well as a detailed list of work activities.

http://careerexplorer.net/descriptions.asp
This site gives descriptions on general careers including a job-training link to tell of the hands-on skills needed for the job

http://www.michigan.gov/mdcd/0,1607,7-122-1680_2629_2722-28148--,00.html
This site is from the Michigan Dept of Labor and discusses career preparation.

http://www.aafs.org/default.asp?section_id=resources&page_id=choosing_a_career
This is from the American Academy of Forensic Science. (For all of you CSI fans out there)

DRUG WEBSITES

http://www.nida.nih.gov/   The National Institute on Drug Abuse from the National Institute of Health

http://www.freevibe.com/Drug_Facts/drug_info.asp

http://www.streetdrugs.org/

http://www.focusas.com/SubstanceAbuse.html

http://www.michigan.gov/documents/cdd-2k1_16329_7.pdf
This site deals with Michigan law concerning drinking and driving

http://www.michigan.gov/sos/0,1607,7-127-1627_8665_9070-24488--,00.html
Substance abuse and driving in Michigan

STUDY SKILLS

www.essortment.com/all/tipsforsuccess_rthm.htm

www.makingitcount.com
look at articles "Making the Most of High School" 
                        "Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda, But No One Ever Told Me"
                        "Freshmen Follies"
                        "Paper Writing Panic"
                        "College Planning Timeline"
                        "What to do in Class"
                        "What to do if You Slide"

www.adprima.com\studyout.htm

www.hot-to-study.com

www.studygs.net

www.howtostudy.org

www.homeworkspot.com

http://www.ldpride.net/learningstyles.MI.htm#Multiple Intelligences Explained

PROTEIN SYNTHESIS


http://www.fed.cuhk.edu.hk/~johnson/teaching/genetics/animations/transcription.htm

http://www.fed.cuhk.edu.hk/~johnson/teaching/genetics/animations/translation.htm

 http://www-class.unl.edu/biochem/gp2/m_biology/animation/gene/gene_a2.html

http://www.stolaf.edu/people/giannini/flashanimat/molgenetics/transcription.swf

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/dna/transcribe/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJSmZ3DsntU

http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/translation/init.html
click on Next Concept
click on Next Concept again
click on Practice

World War II

Great General Information site
http://american history.si.edu/militaryhistory/printable/section.asp?id=9

A great webguide for WWII
http://www.findingdulcinea.com/guides/Reference/World-War-II.html

Japanese American soldiers
http://americanhistory.si.edu/perfectunion/non-flash/service_main.html

New York Times article from the day after Pearl Harbor
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1207.html#article

Veteran's stories about combat and stories from the homefront
http://www.loc.gov/vets/stories/family.html
http://www.loc.gov/vets/stories/mission/html

United States Holocaust Museum
http://www.ushmm.org

New York Times article on the invation of Iwo Jima
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0219.html#article

The Japanese lose Okinawa
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/june21.html

Eyewitness accounts of various events in WWII
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/w2frm.htm

Artifacts from WWII
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/tr11c.html#wwii

USO
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/feb04.html
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/bobhope/uso.html
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/wwii/jb_wwii_uso_1.html

Did you knw that Rosie the Riveter has a national park?
http://www.nps.gov/rosi/index.htm

Life in a Japanese American Internment camp
http://americanhistory.si.edu/ourstory/

WASPS
http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=743

D day maps and memories
http://www.teachingamericanhistory.org/neh/interactives/wwii/lesson3/data/02.html

WAC
http://www.history.army.mil/brochures/wac/wac.htm

Female War Correspondents
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/12/1210_031210_warwomen.html

War Correspondents
http://www.newseum.org/warstories/interviews/mov/wars/war.asp?warID=1

Battle of Britain
http://www.iwm.org/uk/upload/package/27/battlofbritain/intro.htm

Bataan Death March
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/bataandeathmarch.htm