6-8
Virtual Field Trip
23:44 min.

Career Connections: Transforming Passion into purpose at Facebook

  • STEM
  • College and Career Resources

Overview

Take a virtual field trip with TGR Foundation and Discovery Education to the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. as we showcase some of the innovative careers that fuel this Silicon Valley powerhouse. Facebook builds products to make the world more open and connected and this means drawing from a team that understands and reflects a broad range of experience, thought, geography, age and background. Hear from experts in software and infrastructure engineering, product design and data security to learn how hands-on work in the classroom can lead to engaging careers that create positive change.

Content Areas

  • College and Career Readiness
  • STEM

Objectives

  • Identify STEM careers that match their skills, interests and experiences
  • Examine innovations and technologies that gather data to solve problems
  • Utilize a mathematical algorithm, used in many modern technologies, to solve complex problems with data

Grade Levels

6-8

Suggested Time

  • 23:44 minutes