ESF Course Websites:


http://www.climatechangenorth.ca/section-LP/C8_P_LessonChart.html
-Website with information on Climate Change

Online game that helps show the difficulties of garbage management
http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/gameintro.htm
Some helpful websites you can use...
http://www.greenerfootprints.com/plastic-bag-facts/
Facts about plastic bags

http://earthhour.wwf.ca/earthhour/index.html
Earth Hour Information (Climate Change)

http://www.ecolife.com/recycling/plastic/plastic-bpa-water-bottles-health-hazard.html
Dangers / Drawbacks of Plastic Water Bottles


Skills for Independent Living Websites


http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/investing-calculators/
-Variety of investing calculators

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/time-to-lead/transforming-the-ivory-tower-the-case-for-a-new-postsecondary-education-system/article4588986/?section=6&
-Website that shows how much you make (income) based on the type of education you receive.

https://www.nycareerzone.org/framegrabber.jsp?http://www.bls.gov/k12/index.htm
-A good site that explains some of the basics about many different kinds of jobs

http://www.outofservice.com/bigfive/
-Big Five personality test

http://careerplanning.about.com/od/occupations/a/career_quiz_list.htm
Career Tests

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/lifeevents/job.shtml
Government Site for finding jobs & learning about jobs in Canada

http://www.it-careers.ca/
Jobs in the IT (Technology) field

http://www.livingin-canada.com/work-salaries-wages-canada.html
Wages (Salary) for various Canadian jobs; broken down by major cities

http://www.canadavisa.com/canada-salary-wizard.html
Salary Calculator; type in the job you want to have & it provides a 'salary report' for you

https://www.simplepay.ca/canada_payroll/web_tod/canada_payroll_tax_calculator.php
tax calculator-shows you how much of your salary is deducted by the government

http://www.fin.gc.ca/taxdollar06/text/html/taxdollar06_-eng.asp
Explains where your tax dollars go.

http://jobsearch.about.com/cs/justforstudents/a/parttimejob.htm
Advice for getting a first job.

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/about/publication/youth/job.shtml
A great site from our federal government that helps you step by step get ready for being part of the workforce. (getting a job)

http://www.bretwhissel.net/cgi-bin/amortize
Tells you how much you will pay for a mortgage on a house.