Dillingham Middle School's exploratory week exposes students to a variety of careers

Mar 3, 2017

Dillingham middle schoolers try their hands at everything from coding to first aid to ornithology during a week designed to give them a broader picture of available careers and hobbies.

Students practiced coding an Arduino microcontroller board to make an LED light blink in time with a song.
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It’s Middle School Exploratory Week in Dillingham. Students have put away their Math and English books for a week. Instead they’ve been taking crash courses in healthy eating, coding, ornithology, storytelling, marine safety, art, and first aid. KDLG’s Avery Lill has the story.

EMS instructors taught students CPR and other first aid skills.
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Students make salad as they learn about putting together a healthy meal.
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Students construct a papier-mâché in the art session.
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Kameron Shoults adds to the papier-mâché moose.
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