Here are links for websites related to Part 1 Advanced 1 (Level 7) units. These links were updated in January 2012.
Running Red Lights
- Motorists Against Detection (M.A.D.) Website This is the group mentioned in the reading.
- A Youtube clip of damaged and destroyed speed cameras in the UK
- Top Gear: Speed Camera – Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 These Youtube videos are from a British TV show called Top Gear, trying to drive a car so fast that the speed cameras can’t take the picture of the license plate.
- Online Holmes-Rahe Social Readjustment Scale Stress Test This is an online version of the Holmes-Rahe Life Events stress test mentioned in the “Stress: Can We Cope?” reading.
- Stress Management document from Concordia Health Services (pdf).
- Factsheet about the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
- Modest Needs is the website where donors can directly help people in need.
- Kiva is an organization where donors finance microcredit loans in developing countries.
- Time Management Video from Dartmouth College.
- An online quiz about Nutrition labelling from Health Canada.
- Nutrition Assessment Quiz from Brock University.
- Laughlab is the project that discovered the world’s funniest joke.
Business: Where People Want To Work
- Statistics Canada has up-to-date Canadian employment statistics. Look for the link about the unemployment rate to get the latest.
- Indicators of Well-Being in Canada has interesting summaries of various social conditions in Canada. These summaries are made by Human Resources and Social Development Canada, a federal government department. Click on “WORK” to get interesting information about current labour conditions.