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X-Times: Career Options

X-Times: Career Options

This special issue of X-Times Magazine features healthcare professionals who discuss why each chose his or her career, educational requirements needed to obtain the job, and day-to-day responsibilities. Individuals interviewed include a surgeon, an rtist, ann environmental safety specialist, a pharmacy technician, an author, an epidemiologist, a lawyer, and a neurologist.

This magazine is a component of the HIV/AIDS and Microbes teaching units. It may also be used as a stand-alone reading/language arts activity.

X-Times Magazine, Volume 2, is most appropriate for use with students in grades 5–10. 

Download: X-Times: Career Options

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Funded by the following grant(s)

Science Education Partnership Award, NIH

Science Education Partnership Award, NIH

Grant Number: 5R25RR018605