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Dr Claire Cousins and Mark Fox-Powell explain how scientists look at life that exists in extreme environments on Earth, to see what kind of life scientists might see on the surface of Mars. This knowledge helps scientists plan the best target for a rover.
Professor Cockell takes us through the astrobiology...
This series of videos from Teachers TV looks at the kind of skills needed to work in STEM professions, examines the careers available and includes advice from research scientists, engineers and project managers.
A science teacher uses a range of...
Arboriculture workers carry out a variety of jobs to care for and maintain trees, including cultivating, managing and studying individual trees.
Aquaculture is the farming of certain types of freshwater and marine fin fish and shellfish. There is also new technology in the farming of seaweed and sea urchins.
The game and wildlife management industry involves the management of the countryside and wildlife species to protect habitats and promote bio-diversity. The industry is important to the conservation of the natural environment as well as protecting crops, supporting tourism, recreation and providing a source of high...
Environmental conservation includes the management of landscapes, habitats and species in urban, rural, coastal and marine environments. It also covers public access, recreation and interpretation to help promote awareness, understanding and enjoyment of the environment.
Potential areas of work include:
Growing crops for commercial purposes, parks, gardens and green spaces, landscaping and sports turf.
Career decisions are often based on areas of personal interest. 75% of 16-18 years said that they would be interested in careers in business, technology, science, engineering and working with animals. A career in farming and food supply can be all these things.
This information sheet provides an overview to the range of jobs working with horses across the UK. As the industry is so varied, experience gained in one industry may provide the opportunity to move into a different industry.
Land-based engineering covers three main areas – the sales, supply of parts and service of agricultural, horticultural, sports turf, landscape and forestry machinery and equipment.