Career Cluster Definitions  Worksheet
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The production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural commodities and resources including food, fiber, wood products, natural resources, horticulture, and other plant and animal products/resources.
Careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment.
Designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services.
Careers in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations.
Planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services such as administration, teaching/training, administrative support, and professional support services.
Planning and related services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management.
Planning and executing government functions at the local, state and federal levels, including governance, national security, foreign service, planning, revenue and taxation, and regulations.
Planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development.
Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs such as restaurant and food/beverage services, lodging, travel and tourism, recreation, amusement and attractions.
Preparing individuals for employment in career pathways that relate to families and human needs such as counseling and mental health services, family and community services, personal care, and consumer services.
Building linkages in IT occupations for entry level, technical, and professional careers related to the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services.
Planning, managing, and providing legal, public safety, protective services and homeland security, including professional and technical support services.
Planning, managing and performing the processing of materials into intermediate or final products and related professional and technical support activities such as production planning and control, maintenance and manufacturing/process engineering.
Planning, managing, and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives such as brand management, professional sales, merchandising, marketing communications and market research.
Planning, managing, and providing scientific research and professional and technical services (e.g., physical science, social science, engineering) including laboratory and testing services, and research and development services.
The planning, management, and movement of people, materials, and goods by road, pipeline, air, rail and water and related professional and technical support services such as transportation infrastructure planning and management, logistics services, mobile equipment and facility maintenance.

Engineering Disciplines Crossword

Engineering Disciplines Crossword

Plan, perfect, or improve the sound of an architectural space
Plan, coordinate, and implement the specifications for a new car, engineering every part
Design, develop, test, and help manufacture aircraft, missiles, and spacecraft
Concerned with the production and processing of agricultural products, which are critical to our ability to feed the ever-expanding world population
The application of engineering principles to biological systems
Take what chemists do in a laboratory, apply fundamental engineering, chemistry, and physics principles, and design and develop processes to produce products for use in our society
Designing and supervising the construction of roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, bridges, and water and sewage systems
Concerned with the management and operation of construction projects
Responsible for the design, development, testing, and supervision of the manufacturing of electrical equipment, such as household appliances or guidance systems for satellites
Apply engineering principles in order to improve and maintain the environment
Responsible for the design, development, testing, and supervision of the manufacturing of electrical equipment, such as household appliances or guidance systems for satellites
Concerned with providing healthier products to consumers, who increasingly rely on food products
Use science to research genes found in the cells of plants and animals to develop better products
Use science to work with land and water
Design, improve, and install integrated systems of people, materials, and energy
Applies science and math to the design, development, and implementation of manufacturing systems
Concerned with the exploration of oceans, the transportation of products over water, and the utilization of resources in the world’s oceans, lakes, and seas
Develop new materials, improve traditional materials, and produce materials that are economical and reliable through synthesis and processing
Design, produce, operate, and service machines and mechanical devices
Maintain the flow of raw materials by discovering, extracting, and processing minerals for products
Study nuclear energy, radiation, and their beneficial uses
Concerned with maintaining the safe flow of petroleum, exploring for crude oil deposits, removing and transporting oil, and refining oil
Concerned with programming robots and systems to perform tasks autonomously
Responsible for the coding of computer software that results in a simple and friendly environment for computer users
Create safer structures and fit more people and objects per square inch into these structures

Career Cluster Wordsearch

Career Cluster Wordsearch
Word Search

information technology
public administration
business management
human services
health science
public safety

Marketing Crossword Puzzle

Marketing Crossword Puzzle

activity that supports or provides active encouragement for the furtherance of a cause, venture, or aim.
Activity that supports or provided active encouragement for the furtherance of a cause, venture, or aim.
websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.
A press release, news release, media release, press statement or video release is a written or recorded communication directed at members of the news media for the purpose of announcing something ostensibly newsworthy
A pull strategy is where interest for a specific product or service is created within a target audience that then demands the product from channel partners.
Actions intended to convince individuals to purchase a good or service.
a thing that motivates or encourages one to do something.
a small open-fronted hut or cubicle from which newspapers, refreshments, tickets, etc., are sold.
In marketing, promotion refers to any type of marketing communication used to inform or persuade target audiences of the relative merits of a product, service, brand or issue.
the activity or profession of producing advertisements for commercial products or services.
Sales promotion is one level or type of marketing aimed either at the consumer or at the distribution channel (in the form of sales-incentives).
the notice or attention given to someone or something by the media
a voucher entitling the holder to a discount for a particular product.
pertaining to or designating a sale in which the buyer in order to get the item desired must also purchase one or more other, usually undesired, items
A marketing approach that demonstrates the goodwill of an organization or individual in order to boost its public relations appeal.
the business of selling products or services directly to the public, e.g., by mail order or telephone selling, rather than through retailers.
the professional maintenance of a favorable public image by a company or other organization or a famous person.
A marketing policy aimed at distribution centers to encourage their promotion of a product or services to their customers.
marketing activities that are executed in retail between these two partners.
an amount to be paid for an insurance policy.
a structured and long-term marketing effort which provides incentives to repeat customers who demonstrate loyal buying behavior.
focuses on touting the benefits, ideas, or philosophies of your business, or its entire industry, to enhance or repair its reputation rather than selling a product or service.
treated as singular or plural Means of mass communication in the form of printed publications, such as newspapers and magazines.
the most expedient means to transmit information immediately to the widest possible audience
a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style.
method of placing online advertisements on web pages that show results from search engine queries
The rate at which something occurs or is repeated over a particular period of time or in a given sample.
an activity or series of activities that boost the sales of a product or service, usually in the short-term.
an Internet advertising term for a Web page ad that uses advanced technology

16 Career Clusters Word Scramble

16 Career Clusters Word Scramble
Word Scramble


Agriscience Crossword

Agriscience Crossword

All jobs relating in some way to plants, animals, and renewable natural resources
Activities concerned with the production of plants and animals, and the related supplies, services, mechanics, products, processing, and marketing
Commercial firms that have developed with or stem out of agriculture
Application of science to an industrial or commercial objective
Raising of finfish, shellfish, and other aquatic animals under controlled conditions.
Application of enginerring principles in agricultural settings.
Use of modern principles and practices in animal growth and management.
Use of modern principles in growing and managing crops
The study of the properties and management of soil to grow plants.
Use of cells or components of cells to produce products or processes.
Abreviation for pest control program based on multiple-control practices.
Food that has been grown wthout the use of certain chemical pesticides.
All aspects of water conservation and management.
Space and mass around us.
The turfgrass plant and soil immediately below it.
Basic science of the plant and the animal kingdoms.
Science dealing with the characteristics of elements or simple substances.
Chemistry as it applies to living matter.
Science of insect life.
Science of soils and field crops.
The science of producing, processing, and marketing fruits, vegetables, and ornamental plants.
Plants used for their appearance.
Animal growth, care, and management.
Management of agricultural resources, including farms and agribusinesses.
Teaching and program management in agriculture
Type of resources provided by nature that can replace themselves.

Agriscience Crossword

Agriscience Crossword

Developing students' potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success is the FFA:
A leadership CDE that is a basic statement of beliefs about FFA and agriculture is:
Professional agriculture organizations are often related to a:
Learning to do, Doing to learn, Earning to live, Living to serve is the:
Public law 740 passsed by Congress in 1950 granted the FFA:
What animal on the FFA emblem means national scope of the FFA
Grading and evaluating dairy cattle is what kind of CDE?
Identifying trees and forestry tool as well as measurement of trees is what kind of CDE?
Knowledge of sales and marketing is what kind of CDE?
Which FFA career development event requires participants to grade and evaluate egg & chicken products?
Courses in vocational agriculture were established in 1917 by the:
The presiding officer is regarded as the traffic controller in a business meeting, and calls on members who want to speak as they ask to be:
What symbol on the FFA emblem represents the progressive nature of agriscience, and the need for workers in agriscience to cooperate and work toward common goals?
What do professional agriculture organizations often provide for their members?
Shadowing a greenhouse employee or volunteering at a vet are two examples of what:
What organization is open to any adult who wishes to support students in agricultural education with similar career goals?
Who's job is it in the FFA to keep records of all the meetings?
FFA members can compete in a _____ that cover job skills in everything from communications to mechanics. Some events allow students to compete as individuals, while others allow them to compete in teams.
___________ gives members a unified voice in agricultural issues, offers insurance related products, and provides scholarships and educational opportunities for youth.
What was formed for only black students in 1935?

SAE Term Fill-In Crossword

SAE Term Fill-In Crossword

The anticipated learning outcomes sought from a potential career, or the goals you hope to accomplish in a specific career.
An SAE type that is a series of learning activities that improve efficiency, value, use or appearance of the place of employment, home, school or community
SAEs outside of the normal scope of traditional agriculture.
An award that is considered an outgrowth of student’s SAE enterprises and recognize student skill development and career based competencies related to a particular award area.
Student developmental program that can be made up of multiple enterprises and activities, including research, entrepreneurial and/or placement enterprises, development of supplemental skills, learning activities and improvement projects.
Assists you in managing your project and is used by supervisors to evaluate your progress.
This type of SAE includes a student-managed service activity where students are involved in the development of a needs assessment, planning the goals, objectives and budget, implementation of the activity, promotion and evaluation of a chosen project
This type of SAE is student managed, can be entrepreneurial or placement and takes place in a school setting outside of regularly scheduled class time
The actions which must be accomplished to reach the end career goal.
The actions to take for each step needed to accomplish goal.
A student plans, implements, operates and assumes financial risks in an agricultural-related activity or business.
These activities are designed primarily to help students become literate in agriculture and/or become aware of possible careers in the AFNR career clusters.
Involve planning and conducting an agricultural and scientific experiment.
A paid or non-paid placement/internship in agriculture, food or natural resources related businesses, on farms and ranches, in school laboratories, at community facilities, or in a verified non-profit organization, provides a “learning by doing” environment.
Degree: Have an understanding of ag careers and entrepreneurship opportunities.
Degree: Have a satisfactory plan for SAE.
Degree: Have an approved SAE in operation.
Degree: Have completed 2 years of AgEd and SAE and Earned/Invested $1,000 or worked 300 hours
Degree: Detailed SAE records and Earned/Invested $7,500 or $1,500 and worked 2250 hours
Activities in which a specific skill is learned outside the normal class time that contributes to the agriculture skills and knowledge obtained by the student.

Educational and Career Exploration Crossword

Educational and Career Exploration Crossword

A trainee engages in learning an occupation under the guidance and direction of a skilled worker; a 3-4 year training program on-the- job training with related technical instruction.
Advising, Placement, and Retention System – an assessment-advising program designed to identify the basic skill levels of students as they enter two-year institutions.
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery – is a test developed and maintained by the United States Department of Defense.
Achieved after completion of a curriculum meeting the demands of a 4- year college program.
A written statement that is accepted as proof of certain facts; often relating to the attainment of specific skills.
Postsecondary career, educational and financial planning site; provides comprehensive information in a web-based format of middle and high school students, parents, and counselors. This site includes comparative information about all of North Carolina’s two and four year postsecondary institutions, financial aid, and application services. This program is a partnership among the University of North Carolina General Administration, the College Foundation of North Carolina, and the State Educational Assistance Authority.
A postsecondary school where a student might receive a bachelor’s degree, master’s, or doctoral degree in a specific discipline.
Type of college with up to 2-year programs leading to certificates, diplomas, or associate degrees.
Paid employment with an educational component provided in a career-technical class and supervised by school personnel.
A pathway, which a student selects in high school.
End-of- course assessment.
A purpose/objective.
Allows the student the opportunity to observe and participate in activities related to a career field; supervised by school personnel and related to the student’s career choice. (May be paid or unpaid)
A short-term experience that allows the student to follow an experienced worker and see the day-to- day activities of a particular career.
An advanced 2-year program completed after attainment of a bachelor’s degree.
A certified, experienced, skilled craftsperson that has successfully completed an apprenticeship program.
Special skills may be developed through educational programs in the armed services.
Paid employment that is not supervised by school personnel; may or may not be related to the student’s career choice.
Education after high school.
A privately owned school that operates for profit for those seeking vocational training.
Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test: A practice test that measures the critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and writing skills that students need to do college-level work.
Education and training provided by an employer that usually takes place at a work site.
Scholastic Aptitude Test – a test that measures the critical thinking mathematical, reasoning, and writing skills students need to do college-level work.
(CTSO-Career and Technical Student Organization) Vocational student organization; nonprofit, national organization with state and local chapters that exist to develop leadership skills and good citizenship among members; each organization is composed of vocational students interested in a specific occupational area.
Practices used to prepare for learning and assessment of subject matter.
Practices used to prepare for learning and assessment of subject matter.
An academic record; an official record of grades earned during a high school career.
Vocational Competency Achievement Tracking System is a competency-based instructional management system that focuses on the individual student and tracks his/her achievement in relation to a predetermined set of core competencies.
A contribution of free labor, usually to a non-profit organization.

Agricultural Careers Word Search

Agricultural Careers Word Search
Word Search

Agricultural Mechanic
Livestock Auctioneer
Pesticide Technician
Irrigation engineer
Agriculture Teacher
Greenhouse Manager
Animal geneticist
feedlot operator
Food researcher
Floral Designer
Animal Breeder
Soil Scientist
Food engineer
Park Ranger

Marketing Vocabulary Crossword

Marketing Vocabulary Crossword

Someone who starts a business.
The process of dealing with or controlling things or people.
The action or business of promoting and selling products or services,including market reasearch.
Obtain a financial advantage or benefit,especially from an investment.
Caused by a change in the exchange rate.
Advertise or promote.
People employed in an organization or engaged in an organized undertaking such as military service.
The activity or profession of production get advertisements for commercial products or services.
The action of raising someone to a higher position or rank or the fact of being so raised.
A complete list of items such as property,goods in stock,or contents of a building.
An estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time.
A person who purchases goods and services for personal use.
A person,company,or country that makes,gross,or supplies goods or commodities for sale.
A person who gives financial or other support to a person.
A person that'll charge a price somewhat higher than the customer payed to the producer.