Urban communities have many tall buildings while rural communities have smaller and fewer buildings. But all have some places in common. These provide goods or services that make communities liveable.
In communities large and small, we find goods and services. But we also find places for fun and enjoyment to keep us happy and healthy.
Whether it’s raising money for a charity or cleaning up a park, getting involved in your community is a great way to help others and feel good about yourself.
Heroes are all around us, people in the community who help others stay safe and be well, teach us, and protect our homes and businesses.
Have you ever thought about how all the buildings and bridges in your community get built? Who designs them? How are they built so they don’t fall down? Let’s learn about the jobs and skills needed to go On The Job in Construction.
Do you like to eat different foods? Maybe you like to help in the kitchen by cooking or bringing food to the table. Running restaurants large and small is no easy task as you will discover when you go On The Job in a Restaurant.
Coaches, referees. Some jobs in sports are easy to name because we see them on the field of play. But who makes sure we stay safe when we play? Let’s take a look at all the important players beyond the field by going On The Job in the Game.
Do you like helping people? Would you like to help feed hundreds of people each day? Then you might like to go On the Job at a Farm. Discover what the key business of farming is all about.
Are you interested in performing? Do you like dancing or singing? You might wonder how the stage gets set. How do the actors know where to go? So many workers behind the scene. Let’s jump in and go On The Job in the Theater.
You may think you know who keeps your school running. You know teachers and coaches, but there are many important careers in education. Let’s do our homework by going On the Job at School.
Dad says we have to move. He has a new job. Mom says I'll like my new room. Well, I'm not moving! Change isn't easy for young boys and girls. And when change means moving to a new school, a new house, and away from friends, well that can be downright complicated!
Mom has a new friend who comes around a lot. Why do I have to like him? His name is Dan, just like the stinky kid at my school.It's not easy for a young boy or girl to handle a new friend in their parent's life. But when they all go on a road trip together, things begin to look a little better.