How should we use tasks in the science classroom to connect to the world of work?

The Mascil repository provides a range of tasks which could be used to connect classroom learning to the world of work at:

There are also various national repositories that teachers could explore to find tasks which would serve the purpose. For example, see:

The tools for this professional question are based on science tasks from the Mascil repository, the Stem Centre e-library and the Nuffield Foundation. There are three tools:

Tool WD-1 Comparing tasks

Tool WD-2: Connecting tasks to the world of work

Tool WD-3: Connecting to the world of the horticulture industry