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Applying Life Skills, formerly known as Today's Teen, is a major revision of this hands-on comprehensive Family & Consumer Sciences program. This new edition blends a practical, hands-on approach with a fresh new design, interesting features, and new photographs to enhance readability and promote learning. Students will learn and apply essential life skills.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078744358
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 1/13/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 672
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide
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Table of Contents

Unit 1: You and Your World

Chapter 1 Growing and Changing

Chapter 2 Building Character

Chapter 3 Taking Responsible Action

Unit 2: Exploring Careers

Chapter 4 Pathways to Careers

Chapter 5 Workplace Skills

Chapter 6 Entering the World of Work

Unit 3: Building Relationship Skills

Chapter 7 Communication with Others

Chapter 8 Conflict Resolution

Chapter 9 Dealing with Peer Pressure

Chapter 10 Enjoying Friendships

Unit 4: Relating to Family & Children

Chapter 11 Building Strong Families

Chapter 12 Family Challenges

Chapter 13 How Children Grow

Chapter 14 Caring for Children

Chapter 15 Understanding Parenting

Unit 5: Managing Your Life

Chapter 16 The Balancing Act

Chapter 17 Making Consumer Choices

Chapter 18 Living with Technology

Unit 6: Your Health and Wellness

Chapter 19 Staying Healthy & Fit

Chapter 20 Health Risks

Chapter 21 Personal Safety

Unit 7: Food and Nutrition

Chapter 22 How Nutrients Work

Chapter 23 Guidelines for Healthy Eating

Chapter 24 Buying & Storing Food

Chapter 25 Eating Together

Unit 8: Working in the Kitchen

Chapter 26 Kitchen Equipment

Chapter 27 Safety & Sanitation

Chapter 28 Recipes & Measuring

Chapter 29 Quick Meals & Snacks

Chapter 30 Basic Cooking Techniques

Chapter 31 Preparing Grains, Fruits, & Vegetables

Chapter 32 Preparing Protein & Dairy Foods

Unit 9:Clothing

Chapter 33 Clothing that Suits You

Chapter 34 Fibers & Fabrics

Chapter 35 Caring for Clothing

Chapter 36 Preparing to Sew

Chapter 37 Basic Sewing Techniques

Unit 10: Housing & the Environment

Chapter 38 Where You Live

Chapter 39 Decorating Living Space

Chapter 40 Clean & Safe Environments

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