The exhibits at the children’s museum are designed to provide hands-on fun for children and their caregivers. On a deeper level though, many of the exhibits provide an environment for occupational role play.

As children interact with exhibit components, there is an opportunity to learn elementary occupational behaviors through imaginative play. This play builds an awareness of potential career opportunities.

By trying on a variety of “hats”, children start on the path to becoming self sufficient adults. Visit some of our exhibits at this site and learn what career insights they may offer.

Photo Medical Exhibit Young  girls role play with xray light, skeletal models, stethoscopes and medical diagrams.

The Medical Area: People who work in the medical field have the goals of helping people get well and preventing illness. They study medicine. Medicine is the science of diagnosing and .....Sneak a peak!

Photo Young children role play behind bank teler windows and in front of teller windows.

The Good Cents Bank Exhibit: The field of banking includes receiving and safeguarding money and other valuables, lending money, cashing checks, keeping financial records .....Sneak a peak!

Photo Young girl role plays while sitting in child size firetruck.

Emergency Services Exhibit: The emergency services field requires many different types of services. Emergency service workers provide immediate response to situations .....Sneak a peak!

Photo YOun gboys draw on  art tables and design art products.

Artist’s Corner Exhibit: An artist uses creativity to illustrate what inspires them. Through art they communicate ideas, thoughts, and feelings. The creation can.....Sneak a peak!

Photo Middle school boys use for  dig tools, brushes, tools to dig for bones.

The Dig Exhibit: People who excavate or dig to find ancient artifacts of man’s life and culture from past ages are called archaeologists. They use scientific ...... Sneak a peak!

Photo Young African American girl experiments with model of ear and sound wave instruments.

Communication Exhibit: Communication is the exchange of thoughts and messages by speech, signals, or writing. There are many systems.........Sneak a peak!

Photo Middle school children dress up and perform on stage.

The Stage (Little Oak Theater): The field of performing arts includes actors, comedians, producers, and directors.
These talented people....Sneak a peak!

Photo Middle school children role play while making, serving and receiving payment for pizza.

Pizza Restaurant Exhibit: The pizza restaurant involves restaurant services. People employed in restaurant services include chefs, cooks, food preps, restaurant managers, waiters and waitresses......Sneak a peak!

Photo Middle school boy examines fossils.

Natural History Exhibit: The natural history exhibit offers several different representations from the field of natural science: animals from our local area, gem ........Sneak a peak!

Further career information can be found at
the web site: www.bls.gov from the U.S. Department of Labor.

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