Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/oco/
|Learn what workers do on
the job, working conditions, the training
and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide
range of occupations. Maintained by the U.S. Dept. of Labor
|CareerZone is a free,
career exploration and planning system designed especially for New York
State students. A product of the New York State Department of
Labor and currently hosted by AT&T.
| Home Economics Resources
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||Educating students for better nutrition, this project
includes the White House State Dinner for winners of the student
cooking competition. Free materials/resources. http://www.letsmove.gov/
||Programs to promote agriculture literacy &
awareness of the benefits of buying and eating locally.
||The food plate graphic now replaces the old food
pyramid, with tips for healthier eating habits: from the U.S. Dept. of
Oliver - School Dinners
||Web site promotes Chef Oliver's campaign to improve the
nutritional value of school meals.
||A California-based initiative to teach food literacy;
PBS video available.
Kids Get Cooking
||A resource for UK teachers; encourages kids' cooking,
activities and healthy choices.
|Cooking Techniques (Times Video)
|| Video lessons on cooking techniques from the New
York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/video/cooking-techniques/?ref=dining
|New York Apple Country
||New York Apple Country promotes and educates consumers
about NYS apple varieties. http://www.nyapplecountry.com
Career and Technical Education
||[USA] ...national education association dedicated to the
advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers."
---from ACTE web site
Names (Social Security Admin.)
||Help students find names for their bag-of-sugar babies
at this web site which lists each year's most popular names for babies
born during that year.
|Kids Skin Health from the American Academy of
||Although designed for parents, this site could be
useful for child-care lessons.