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Links verified on 7/10/2013


  1. Action for Healthy Kids - Healthy and Active Kids
  2. Adolescent Health On-Line - posted by the American Medical Association.
  3. American Heart Association - Healthier Kids
  4. A Puff Doesn't Make You Cool Stuff - [grades 9-12] project-based lesson using Excel A lesson plan can be found at this site
  5. A Brush Chart - A colorful reminder to brush your teeth at least twice a day [from Colgate]. An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  6. Brush Chart to Color - another tooth brushing chart to print An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  7. BAM - Body and Mind - BAM! Body and Mind is a resource for you to incorporate CDC health, safety, and science topics into your classroom. The site also offers your students interactive content to investigate topics for school or for a personal interest.
  8. Your Body - From growing up to getting braces, popping pimples to catching some ZZZs, this section gives you the basics on your changing body - from head to toe. For teens.
  9. Bio Medical Lab - The Walker - See how one walks when variables are moved. Interactive site.
  10. Breakfast Basics - from Kids Health
  11. Bright Smiles, Bright Futures. teacher materials from Colgate
  12. Build a Healthy Lunch Tray - 2nd-4th grade lesson plan - How to make good food choices in the cafeteria An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print A lesson plan can be found at this site
  13. Calories - How many calories am I burning when I exercise?
  14. Clean Hands and Good Manners - Manners and hand-washing go "hand in hand" when it comes to a safe and pleasant cafeteria environment. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  15. Climate Change and Human Health - from the World Health Organization
  16. Climate Change and Human Health - from the New England Journal of Medicine
  17. Climate Change: Health and Environmental Effects - a report from the Environmental Protection Agency
  18. CoolSpot - Teen place for information on Alcohol and resisting peer pressure
  19. Cure4Kids for kids - The program is designed to dispel common misconceptions about childhood cancer, promote healthy habits in children that could prevent the development of adult cancer, and increase children’s overall interest in science and health careers.
  20. Drugs and Alcohol - A 13-issue soap opera comic book about young people dealing with substance abuse and addiction.
  21. Drug Database - Prescription, Nonprescription and Herbal medicine database collections from Web MD
  22. Drug Information - browse by brand or generic name
  23. Drug Testing - Withstanding the test of time -NCAA drug-testing program has been more than an effective deterrent for substance abuse
  24. Drug Use in Sports - links to articles about drug usage in sports.
  25. Effects Of Global Environmental Change On Human Health - a report from Science Daily
  26. Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases - Lesson plans and interactive material for students. This resource includes voice instructions for students A lesson plan can be found at this site
  27. Environmental Change and Our Health - This website was developed as a tool for students and teachers; it's also a great resource for anyone interested in the environment and human health
  28. Fighting Disease: Health At The End Of The Millennium - Another Wired Curriculum from The United Nations CyberSchoolBus
  29. First Aid - practical, up-to-the-minute advice from the Mayo Clinic
  30. Health and the Global Environment - K-12 Teacher's resources from Harvard Medical
  31. Health Lesson Plans for Block Scheduling - integrate health with other subject areas A lesson plan can be found at this site
  32. Health News daily from the New York Times
  33. The Heart - Online Exploration
  34. HeartPoint - site to help in the understanding of the heart and heart disease
  35. Human Anatomy Online - Learn about the body systems
  36. A Human Health Perspective on Climate Change - a report outlining the research needs on the human health effects of climate change An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  37. InteliHealth - Interactive Tools, Quizzes, and Illustrations
  38. KidsHealth.org - trainloads of information on infections, behavior & emotions, food & fitness, and growing up healthy, as well as cool games and animation
  39. Live Healthier, Live Longer - the relationship between cholesterol and coronary disease [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  40. Looking Good, Feeling Good - Grades 6-8 - interactive site with lesson plans.
  41. Martindale's Health Science Guide containing over 52,000 teaching files
  42. Mind over Matter - Help adolescents learn about the effects of drug abuse on the body and the brain.
  43. Obesity - Video Discussion by teens on their fights with obesity. Quizzes, body image and eating disorders included. A video is available through this link
  44. Obesity - Healthy and Active Kids - interactive site for students in grades 4-8
  45. On Health: Your Personal Guide to Health - Special reports and news items related to health are the focus of this site. The conditions database offers a wealth of information. Acne, AIDS, and Alzheimer's are just a few I found in the A category of their conditions database. [Web MD]
  46. Overboard - A 13-issue soap opera comic book about young people dealing with substance abuse and addiction.
  47. PDR Family Guide to Prescription Drugs - Look up any prescription drug.
  48. Pedometer - Gmaps pedometer - Find out how many miles you run. Track your distance with gmaps.
  49. Quackwatch - Your Guide to Health Fraud, Quackery, and Intelligent Decisions
  50. Sleep Disorders - Lesson plan and interactive material for students.
  51. Smart Mouth - Learn about foods
  52. The Sneezer Pleaser - Learn the correct way to fight germs when you have to sneeze! This resource includes voice instructions for students Coloring Picture that goes along with the story An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format K-2
  53. Walk in My Shoes - an activity project that reaches across generations and teaches young people about growing older and the physical changes that occur with age.



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