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Practical Living Technology Tools

 Quick Link to Technology Tool pages by subject:

Websites 

 Stock Market Game- This website gives students and opportunity to learn finance and economic concepts.  It lets them invest a virtual  $10,000 dollars online.  Students research and evaluate stocks based on what they've learned.
grades 1-3grades 7-8grades 9-12

               Kidshealth- This site offers teacher resources for all grades, Preschool to Grade 12.  It has experiments, tips, and separate sections for teens and kids to learn on their own.
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Nourish interactive- This site offers nutrition education and includes nutrition games, and even tips and tools about nutrition.
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Planned Parenthood- This site offers information on STD's, birthcontrol, relationships, pregnancy, abortion, and many other things.
              
grades 7-8grades 9-12

Kids.Gov- This website offers resources for kids and teachers with things such as money, health & safety, exercise & fitness, and much more. 
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Quizlet- This website has flashcards on health related topics such as mental disorders, drugs, alcohol, the body, food, tobacco, and more.
grades 7-8grades 9-12


 
PBS- This website offers many lesson plans on health & fitness, as well as other subjects.  The health & fitness lessons offered include evauluating food labels, va3ccines, the flu epidemic, and more.  Some lesson plans have a video with them and all lesson plans come with instructions and descriptions.  There are things for pk-12.
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In Charge Education Foundation- This website offers money tools for Pre K through college teachers.  It includes lesson plans, paper activities, presentation slides, teaching notes, resources, and more.
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Project Money- This website offers information on money.  It provides worksheets, workshops, helpful links, and a savings workbook.  There are worksheets for things such as how to read & write a check, credit cards, budgets, savings accounts, and more.
grades 9-12
 
Practical Money Skills- Has many
 games that help you with making decisions with income, expenses, and savings.
grades 7-8grades 9-12
Safety and Practical Living-  This website offers safety and practical living power points and worksheets for kids and teachers. 
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Practical living activities- This website offers a lot of fun games that help you learn about practical living and safety. 
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Money Games- This website offers a lot of counting money games. Its a great way to learn how to count money.
grades 1-3grades 4-6
iApps
In this game, you'll sort, stack, pack and plate a rainbow of fresh-from-the-garden foods. You will unlock hours of challenging game play and get loads of healthy eating tips along the way.This is a fun free download that can go on any type of apple product.
grades 1-3grades 4-6
  The alien is hungry but you have to feed him right. Feed him too many unhealthy foods, and he will get fat and sink his ship. If you dont feed him enough healthy foods a he will pass out and float away. Gets faster and faster as you get better and better. This is a fun free download that can go on any apple product.
grades 1-3grades 4-6
Dozens of different foods are falling from the winter sky, so tilt your screen to catch 2,000 calories of good nutrition. Dodge the French fries and feed your snowman fruits, veggies, low-fat dairy, whole-grain, and lean-protein foods. This is a fun free download that can go on any apple product.
grades 1-3grades 4-6
  Learn about the foods you eat and how they help fuel your body for your favorite activities. Make new discoveries about your favorite foods and get interesting tips on how small changes can make big differences. This is a fun free download that can go on any apple product
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You have to knock off as many good food choices as you can before time runs out. While you’re trying to move as fast as you can, they’ll try to trick you with some bad choices. This is a fun free download that can go on any apple product.
grades 1-3grades 4-6

Android Apps 

  Lil' Shopper is a fun and exciting virtual grocery shopping game that teaches and reinforces a well balanced diet and good nutrition. Your child starts by making his/her own shopping list choosing healthy foods from each food group.  Only 1.99 on the Google play store.
grades 1-3grades 4-6
 Cut and learn to find out more about the virtues of fruit in a fun way. Are you as fast as a superhero? Go try it out. This is free on the Google play store.
grades 1-3grades 4-6 

 

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brainy pants An award winning game with over six games in one and developed by a science teacher. Go try it out. It is 1.99 at the Google play store! 
  grades 1-3grades 4-6grades 7-8
Test your brain IQ with 12 categories. See if you can pass the quiz with a 75% or better and you get the secret prize.  This is free on the Google play store.
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insane
  Train your own character through physical action to raise him to an olympionik! An innovative game concept, which combines physical movement with an innovative smartphone game. This is free on the Google play store.

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