The spotlight is on Marine Biologists for this week’s Career Ideas Challenge. It’s another popular career option for aspiring young scientists and it provides an entry point for exploring other STEM-focused careers.

To use this activity classroom, simply click on the download buttons below. There is one download for the student hand-out and another for teacher tips.

To get copies of the previous five Career Ideas Challenges, see the blog posts at the Bright Futures Press website.

Marine Biologist is also a featured career in our Find Your Future in Science title. You’ll find information about this title and the other 42 titles in our middle grade career exploration collection at the website too.

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The Career Ideas Challenge is sent out on Wednesdays. Be sure to let your colleagues know about this free weekly activity. They can sign-up to receive the Career Ideas Challenge at

Warmest Regards,

Diane Lindsey Reeves


Challenge 6 Teacher Guide