Welcome to Dirty Jobs, the new Discovery Channel series that profiles the unsung American laborers who make their living in the most unthinkable - yet vital - ways. In other premiere episodes this fall, Mike will try his hand as a wetland warrior, sea lamprey exterminator, animal relocator, pinsetter mechanic, woolen mill operator and lightning rod installer, among various others, adding even more diversity to his eclectic resume. The students have had no experience with computers and are intimidated by using them as part of classroom requirements. It is designed to aid discussion of future goals and a comprehension of the value of a college education beyond job security or income. In the first world premiere episode, Mike heads to Pilot Point, Texas to work at a ranch that harbors and breeds exotic animal species. Season 5, Episode 34 November 2, 2010 Season 5, Episode 34 November 2, 2010 Mike assists the U.
Daydreaming about a new career? The students will have access to college computers and will complete most of this module outside the standard 50 minute daily class. Host Mike Rowe takes on unusual and occasionally unsavory occupations, bringing humor to the down-and-dirty proceedings that find him in tight spots, smelly conditions and unsanitary circumstances. An instructor version is available by request. Host and creator Mike Rowe travels the country showcasing America's unsung heroes - from landfill operators to scrapple makers to horse testers - serving as apprentice to these hard-working and skilled men and women who make civilized life possible for the rest of us. Our brave host and apprentice Mike Rowe will introduce you to a hardworking group of men and women who overcome fear, danger and sometimes stench and overall ickiness to accomplish their daily tasks.
For more information, please visit www. Tim Pastore is the executive producer for Discovery Channel. If the embedded spreadsheets are not visible, save the PowerPoint file to disk and open it from there. They have generally below 6th grade levels of quantitative reasoning and are equally intimidated by any numerical reasoning. Also: Mike makes a meat gel to feed fish in Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino's shark reef aquarium. It returned as a series on July 26, 2005 and ended on September 12, 2012, with a total of 169 episodes spanning eight seasons. The network, which is distributed to 100.
Mike visits a Texas ranch that breeds exotic animals like sloths, lemurs, camels, and bearcats. Roadkill Collector: Must be able to work long hours braving oncoming traffic while picking up creatures of various size and breed and in various states of decay. Next he goes to Hawaii to learn about harvesting taro. It is designed for the entry level community college student who is considering a career in the somewhat ambiguous field of human services. Must not mind sticking limbs in holes in search of game and getting bitten as a result. He then moves a porcupine into a small cage to determine its gender, potty trains baby kangaroos, and ends his day clipping the claws of a binturong bearcat - leaving Mike scarred and stained.
For more information, please visit www. Himself archive footage Rest of cast listed alphabetically:. Fish and Wildlife Service in battling the sea lamprey population that threatens the fishing industry of the Great Lakes. Well, what about these jobs? The show premiered with three pilot episodes in November 2003. Our brave host and apprentice Mike Rowe will introduce you to a hardworking group of men and women who overcome fear, danger and sometimes stench and overall ickiness to accomplish their daily tasks. Teaching Notes and Tips This is a very basic module. It may be used for elementary school or junior high students with minor adaptations.
Catfish Noodler: In search of people who can catch potentially 100-pound catfish with their hands only. Combing through the classifieds for your next calling? Himself archive footage Mike visits an exotic animal ranch near Dallas and is reminded, after a bite or three, that the best way to handle wild animals is not to handle them. Not one to just stand by, each week, Rowe will assume the duties of the jobs he's profiling, working alongside rattlesnake catchers, fish processors, bee removers, septic-tank technicians and other professionals: average folks tackling extraordinary tasks that simply must get done. This module will require most of the 9 week term for the students to complete. The mail bag portion was taped at the Soo Locks on the floor of the MacArthur Lock in front of the upstream bulkheads. Finally, Mike joins a family of alpaca farmers and learns the hard way that alpacas can be pretty ill-willed animals when it comes to shearing them.
He starts the day by cleaning the pen of ring-tailed lemurs, donning a helmet and thick leather gloves. Still, in addition to breading porcupines, exercising the camel, cutting the bearcat's toenails, catching pregnant kangaroos and feeding their babies, he gets to do fun stuff like cleaning up lemur poop. They will also have this assignment online in the Blackboard format which is where they are submitting their assignments. Dirty Jobs Season 7 Episodes. Lemurs are very territorial and will attack anything or anyone who invades their space, and Mike quickly discovers the importance of protective gear.
Rowe resolutely keeps his chin up while performing the sometimes unpleasant tasks, whether he's knee-deep in bat guano, crawling through sewer pipes or moldi more… Host Mike Rowe takes on unusual and occasionally unsavory occupations, bringing humor to the down-and-dirty proceedings that find him in tight spots, smelly conditions and unsanitary circumstances. The above PowerPoint files are the student version of the module. Rowe resolutely keeps his chin up while performing the sometimes unpleasant tasks, whether he's knee-deep in bat guano, crawling through sewer pipes or molding garden pots out of cow manure. This module is designed for an Introduction to Human Services class for first year students at a community college. They will also have access to teaching assistants who are second year students.