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Aging 1: The Science of Aging

Aging 1: The Science of Aging

This Science NetLinks lesson is the first of two that relate to ... (more)

This Science NetLinks lesson is the first of two that relate to how scientists study aging. Students discuss research methods and examine factors that may affect aging. In this lesson, students also review a website to learn about cross-sectional and longitudinal studies of aging. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Lesson Plans
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Science Netlinks
Provider:
AAAS
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Creativity & Aging Through the Lens of Film

Creativity & Aging Through the Lens of Film

The objectives of this kit are to improve student perceptions of older ... (more)

The objectives of this kit are to improve student perceptions of older adults in terms of creativity, flexibility and competence, and to broaden their understanding of what constitutes "creative" expression. Both documentary and feature films were used in order to explore the differences in intent between these different media, as well as the issues of time period, race, gender, culture and nationality. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Images and Illustrations
Lesson Plans
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
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Collection:
Project Look Sharp
Provider:
Ithaca College
Author:
Sox Sperry
Growing Old in a New Age

Growing Old in a New Age

Learn about the impact of aging on both society and individuals as ... (more)

Learn about the impact of aging on both society and individuals as 75 diverse elders relate their experiences. The four ways that age is measured Ń chronologically, biologically, psychologically, and socially Ń are the basis for discussing the quality of life in later years. The series examines common misconceptions about aging and provides a springboard for analyzing new roles for elders, intergenerational alliances, resource allocation, and artificial attempts to prolong life. These programs are particularly useful for students of psychology, gerontology, sociology, family studies, human development, and health sciences. A video instructional series on aging for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 13 one-hour video programs. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Collection:
Annenberg Learner
Provider:
Annenberg Learner
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Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Assessments
Full Course
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Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
George Kocur
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