Paleontology is the study of ancient life. The study of fossils can tell us many things—including how animals have survived in the world and what past environments were like.
A zoologist does a lot more than work at a zoo. In fact, many zoologist don't work at zoos! A zoologist studies animals. Some study very specific animals, whereas others work to manage larger animal populations. Many zoologists conduct research and write and publish reports about animals.
Do you love outer space? Did you know you could make a job out of it?! An astronomer is a person who studies objects found in space such as planets, moons, stars, solar systems and galaxies. They work with high-powered telescopes to get an up-close and personal view of outer space.
Smile! A forensic odontologist uses teeth to identify specific individuals found at crime scenes. They can also trace bite marks back to an individual, which is helpful in criminal investigations.
Do you love the ocean? Then marine biology might be the right job for you! Marine biologists spend their time studying things that live in the oceans—everything from the smallest organisms (such as plankton) to the largest underwater beasts (such as whales)!