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American Heart Association: Children and Youth

American Heart Association: Children and Youth

Lesson ideas and activities, media resources for teachers, and tips for parents on a number of heart-healthy programs from the American Heart Association. Also contains information about heart defects and childhood obesity.
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents

McGruff the Crime Dog

McGruff the Crime Dog

Learn from McGruff about how to deal with bullies and about how you can stay safe from crime.
Subject: Health–Safety

Kid Wisdom

Kid Wisdom

A “notebook” full of recipes, games and tips on how to get active and how to find and eat foods that are healthy, nutritious and delicious.
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition; Health–Exercise

Kids Health Galaxy

Kids Health Galaxy

Find out what it is like to stay at a hospital and have an operation. Learn about different medical test and procedures. There are games to help you learn too.
Subject: Health–Diseases, Conditions & Medicine

Fruit and Veggie Color Champions

Fruit and Veggie Color Champions

“This website contains some great games and activities to help you get your kids excited about fruits and vegetables and help them start eating more.”
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition

Best Bones Forever

Best Bones Forever

“The Best Bones Forever! Campaign encourages girls to get active and eat more foods with calcium and vitamin D.” The site is aimed at girls who are 9-14 years old.
Subject: Fun Stuff–Hobbies–Cooking; Health–Food & Nutrition; Health–The Body; Health–Exercise; Fun Stuff–Games & Activities

Bicycle Safety Activity Kit

Bicycle Safety Activity Kit

What should you check before riding your bike? Why should you wear a helmet? What clothes are the best for cycling? You can the answers to these questions and bicycle safety tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Subject: Health–Safety; Sports & Recreation–Cycling

Injury Prevention

Injury Prevention

This site from the Children???s Hospital of Pittsburgh will help you be prepared for injuries that occur around the house, in the water, playing sports or other outdoor activities and during holidays. There are safety tips for preventing injuries and some basic instructions for dealing with certain injuries like bites or stings.
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents

Rabies and Kids

Rabies and Kids

What is rabies? Where does it come from? How do I prevent it? Find the answers to your rabies questions here.
Subject: Health–Diseases, Conditions & Medicine

NIDA for Teens: Mind Over Matter

NIDA for Teens: Mind Over Matter

Learn about the effects of drug abuse on the body and the brain, including Marijuana, Opiates, Inhalants, Hallucinogens, Methamphetamine, Nicotine, Stimulants, and Steroids.
Subject: Health–The Mind; Health–The Body

The Police Notebook

The Police Notebook

An excellent and exhaustive resource on public safety including: Internet safety, fire safety, personal safety, drugs and alcohol, and crime prevention. It was originally created to “provide crime prevention and safety information to the University (of Oklahoma) community.” However, the site has grown since its inception and is useful to anyone in …
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents; Computers And The Internet–Computers And The Internet Resources For Parents & Teachers

It’s My Life

It’s My Life

Find all sorts of information to help you navigate your life when you’re no longer a kid but not quite a teenager. Topics include school, sports, friends, family, your body, emotions, money, and how to juggle your time with so much going on. Read about other tweens and their experiences, get advice, play games, watch videos, and keep up with the …
Subject: Health

aboutkidsealth – Just for Kids

aboutkidsealth – Just for Kids

Learn about lice, sleep, motion sickness, epilepsy, diabetes, tonsils, puberty, even bedhead! Music videos, quizzes, coloring sheets and lots of information “Just for Kids” on health and safety topics.
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition; Health–The Body; Health–Safety; Health–Diseases, Conditions & Medicine; Health–Hygiene

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