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The Living to 100 Life Expectancy Calculator©


The Living to 100 Life Expectancy Calculator© was designed to translate what researchers have learned from studies of centenarians and other longevity research into a tool for individuals to estimate their longevity potential. Answer a list of online questions and then select "Calculate Your Life Expectancy".
Positively Aging® Curriculum Project

There are currently 12 units consisting of 276 activities including teacher and student background information and student worksheets. NOTE: follow the instructions to register or login to access the curriculum.

From the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Aging Research and Education Center. (2001 Edition).  Positively Aging®: Choices and Changes. (Funded by Science Education Partnership Award, grant  #R25-RR-12369). San Antonio,Texas

The National Academy for Teaching and Learning about Aging

Based at the University of North Texas, The National Academy for Teaching and Learning about Aging (NATLA) promotes education about aging-related issues in teacher preparation universities and K-12 schools. This excellent website provides a wealth of resources to aid in the development of intergenerational programs and projects.

Generation Celebration: Children's Books

List of children's literature with an intergenerational theme compiled by Penn State Cooperative Extension and with the assistance of Schlow
Public Library staff accompanied by a thought provoking article on their use by educators and other professionals.

Help the Aged Schools Programme

The Help the Aged Schools Programme is part of the National Grid for Learning, managed by the British Educational Communications Technology Agency

Students willl learn about the issues that affect older people today - and learn things about Maths, Science, English and Citizenship in the process while exploring this site. Teachers will find lesson plans and activities designed to support intergenerational education for primary students.

Secrets of Aging "Secrets of Aging", is a traveling exhibit developed by the Museum of Science, Boston in collaboration with Science Museum Exhibit Collaborative. Follow the link on the left to visit the online companions to the hands-on activities contained in the exhibit.
Lifelong Learning from 8 to 80 This guide, developed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, describes successful program models that target older people and presents creative program ideas for intergenerational learning.