- Kids Quest, NCBDDD
This site by the Center for Disease Control by the US gov. Dept of Health and Human saftey offers multiple resources for kids. This site has links to many other sites that are appropriate for teaching health and safety to children. Many would benefit ELLs. Be sure to also go to www.cdc.gov for other resources. (See Spanish link in upper right hand corner)
Information on preconception care. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.
- MedlinePlus: Interactive Health Tutorials
The tutorials are interactive health education resources from the Patient Education Institute. Using animated graphics each tutorial explains a procedure or condition in easy-to-read language. You can also listen to the tutorial, slow speech rate. See Spanish options.
Interactive Health Tutorials
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- Advocates For Youth (Health)
Lesson Plans for teaching health and wellness to Elementary, Junior High and High School Students
- BAM Body and Mind
This cartoon type site is from the Center for Disease Control to engage kids in reading about health and safety related issues.
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- Human Anatomy Online
This site provides online animations of the entire innerbody. Soon they will also have a CDROM.
- KidsHealth - Kids
This site, written for kids, has simple explanations related to health. Videos and games are also included.
KidsHealth has doctor-approved articles, animations, games, and resources to help kids learn more about their bodies and stay healthy.
- MEDtropolis Virtual Body
Virtual Body in Spanish and English Animated images of the body.
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- MyPyramid.gov - United States Department of Agriculture - Home
One size doesn't fit all. MyPyramid Plan can help you choose the foods and amounts that are right for you. For a quick estimate of what and how much you need to eat, enter your age, sex, and activity level in the MyPyramid Plan box. Rec. by Sue Garcia and Virginia Hammarberg
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United States Department of Agribusiness - A Food Pyramid You Trust - We Swear!This site is from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. It has tips and resources for teachers and parents, plus games and information for students. It has the new pyramid that has been developed the the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. It reflects their perspective. Submitted by Melinda Pyde
The new USDA Food Pyramid, myPyramid, will set the record straight on the real health risks of red meat, processed foods and genetic modification.
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- NOVA | The Most Dangerous Woman in America | Typhoid Mary
Villain or Victim? | PBS Information on the controversial life-time quarantine of Mary
Public health officials should share the blame for Mary Mallon's behavior, an historian argues.
- Nutrition Explorations: Elementary
The Fun and Easy Way to Teach and Learn NutritionIt has something for teachers(lesson plans and materials), parents( recipes and nutrition information) and children( fun games with lots of information) I especially enjoyed the games of Little D's Quintricious( this helps the students learn the food groups) and Combo Kitchen( how some foods are combinations of different groups.) Submitted by Melinda Pyde.
Nutrition Explorations provides nutrition education information and resources for teachers, school foodservice professionals, parents, families and kids. A fun and easy way to learn and teach nutrition, Nutrition Explorations was developed by the National Dairy Council.
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- Schools Told to Prepare for Bird Flu
Sites such as these could be used for real-world problems in health
- The Yuckiest Site on the Internet
* Discovery Kids, Educational Science entertainment about yucky things such as worms and the human body. 1. Enter the site. 2.Click on “gross & cool body” icon button. 3.Click on “Click here” arrow. 4.Then pick a body function or a body system. Rec. by Kendra Bivens
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- Flu in Perspective: Flu Vs. Smoking
This is a cartoon that compares death from smoking to the flu.
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