Jobs and/or Roles of this Social Scientist* What kinds of topics and artifacts might this social scientist study?
  • What kinds of jobs might this social scientist have?
  • What (if anything) might this social scientist make?
    In the space below, we will make a list of ideas to answer the questions above.
Questions this Social Scientist Might Ask

In the space below, we will make a list of the kinds of questions that we think this social scientist might ask.
  • Political scientists work in government buildings like courthouses, the White House, City Hall, etc.
  • Political scientists focus on our government and how it works
  • Political scientists want to know who is being elected to office and who are people voting for
  • Political scientists study the law
  • How does the government react to the needs/wants of the people?
  • How does the government work and what do the leaders do?
  • How are people voting/who are they voting for and why?
  • Who is running for office and what are their political beliefs?
  • Why do we need a government?
  • What rules and laws do the people need and what rules and laws do they want?