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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

Healthy Hopping

Healthy Hopping

Healthy Hopping is a program in Chicago where kids can go and learn jump rope techniques and routines, rhymes and songs to jump to, and healthy eating habits. Don’t live in Chicago? You can still learn jump rope skills, rhymes, and how to make healthy snacks from the website.
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition; Health–Exercise; Sports & Recreation–Exercise

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

Why Exercise is Cool

Why Exercise is Cool

Did you know that when you play kickball in your backyard or tag at the park that it counts as exercise? That’s right, exercise can be really cool and fun! Learn how it can also make you stronger, healthier, and feel good all around!
Subject: Health–Exercise; Sports & Recreation–Exercise

PsoMe: The place for kids with psoriasis to connect for a cure

PsoMe: The place for kids with psoriasis to connect for a cure

Learn about psoriasis and its causes, find other kids who have the disease and help find a cure. The site also has a photo gallery and tips on how to teach others about psoriasis.
Subject: Health–Diseases, Conditions & Medicine

Young Veggie

Young Veggie

Especially for young vegetarians and kids who would like to learn more about this way of eating. Fun stuff like games and make-your-own posters, along with recipes, nutrition information, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition; Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents

NSF Scrub Club

NSF Scrub Club

Join the Scrub Club as they fight Influenza Enzo, Bac(teria) and other dirty, germy villains. The site features webisodes, games, downloads and more.
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents; Math And Science–History & People; Health–Hygiene

Severe Weather Safety Guide

Severe Weather Safety Guide

Find safety tips for tornadoes, flash floods, lightning, blizzards, hurricanes, and more.
Subject: Health–Safety

FirstGov for Kids!

FirstGov for Kids!

Come explore this site if you are looking for information on almost every topic you can think of… from art, music and animals, to homework help, history, how to fight crime, and computers!
Subject: Sports & Recreation; Reference; Health; Fun Stuff; Math And Science; Art, Music & Museums; Computers And The Internet; Our World–North America–USA

No Bully

No Bully

Are you being bothered by a bully? This site helps kids and their parents learn aboutbullies and how to prevent problems. You can also play the No Bully game.
Subject: Health–Safety

Bicycle Helmet Law List

Bicycle Helmet Law List

Do you have a bike? Maybe you’ve heard that you should wear a helmet to protect yourself in case of an accident. But did you know that there are some states or cities with a law saying you MUST wear a helmet whenever you ride your bike? Check out this list of states and cities with helmet laws.
Subject: Our World–North America–USA–Law; Health–Safety; Sports & Recreation–Cycling

The Pizza Explorer

The Pizza Explorer

Have fun learning about food science and food chemistry using the Pizza Explorer. Flash is required.
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition

Adventures of Mr. Reach

Adventures of Mr. Reach

Have fun playing Dunk Mr. Plaque and the Remember to Reach Game. You can also print out pictures of Mr. Reach to color. Moms and dads, read techniques for teaching your kids about tooth care, look at the timeline of tooth development, and learn the difference between types of flouride.
Subject: Health–Hygiene; Health–Magazines About Health

FDA Kids’ Home Page

FDA Kids’ Home Page

Let “Yorick the Bionic Skeleton” teach you about medical devices or learn about food safety, animals and vaccines. Includes tips for parents from the FDA.
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition; Health–Diseases, Conditions & Medicine

KidsHealth.org for Kids

KidsHealth.org for Kids

Find out how to be a healthy kid at this site. Learn about feelings and emotions, or about healthy meals and snacks and keeping fit. You can also ask questions like “What causes hiccups?” or “How does the brain work?”
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents; Health

10 Tips to Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

10 Tips to Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

Read these 10 tips, and you can be the healthiest kid on the block! There are also examples of how you can use each of the10 tips.
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition; Health–Exercise

Spatulatta: Cooking 4 Kids Online

Spatulatta: Cooking 4 Kids Online

Learn how to make everything from cupcakes to hearty salads to yummy pasta dishes. Watch videos and follow along to learn recipes and basic skills in the kitchen.
Subject: Fun Stuff–Hobbies–Cooking; Health–Food & Nutrition

FitKids

FitKids

Discover how to be active and health at home, at school, and after school. Watch videos from the Carolina Panthers Fit Squad of activities you can do to become healthiehttp://hypatia.ipl.org/item/new?sid=79696br!
Subject: Health–Exercise

The Stuttering Foundation – Just for Kids

The Stuttering Foundation – Just for Kids

Learn why you stutter and what you can do about it. Read about famous people who stutter, and how to deal with teasing from other kids. See stories from other kids who stutter.
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents; Health–Diseases, Conditions & Medicine

Danger Rangers

Danger Rangers

The Danger Rangers are animated characters who star in an award winning television series. They will teach you about safety and offer you some fun games to play.
Subject: Health–Safety; Fun Stuff–Television

HealthRock

HealthRock

Learn facts, watch cartoons and play games about health!
Subject: Health

Preteen Health Talk

Preteen Health Talk

Learn about changes you may be experiencing with your feelings or your body. This page is written just for kids ages 9 ???12. Information on improving communication, understanding friendship, handling bullies, stopping boredom, and even pets is provided.
Subject: Health

MouthPower Online

MouthPower Online

Explore this animated world and play games to learn how to keep your teeth, mouth, and gums healthy. Earn a certificate of achievement for completing all the activities.
Subject: Health–Hygiene

Electrical Safety World

Electrical Safety World

What is electricity? And how can you be safe around it? Learn all about electricity and find out why birds can sit on power lines without getting shocked at this site created by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District.
Subject: Math And Science–Physics & Chemistry; Health–Safety

Bird Flu (Avian Flu) from KidsHealth

Bird Flu (Avian Flu) from KidsHealth

What is the bird flu and why is everyone talking about it? Find out at this site written just for kids.
Subject: Health–Diseases, Conditions & Medicine

What is Cancer?

What is Cancer?

Find out about cancer: what it is, what can cause it, and how it is treated at this site created especially for kids. Extra articles and resources are provided.
Subject: Health–Diseases, Conditions & Medicine

Just Choices

Just Choices

A resource for high school teachers and parents that provides free curricula and information to impact student choices and teach them to make responsible choices in their everyday lives.
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents

Got Milk?

Got Milk?

Learn many interesting facts about milk and how it can be a part of a healthy diet. Try your skills in the kitchen with several recipes and have fun playing several games.
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition

National SAFE KIDS Campaign

National SAFE KIDS Campaign

???The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first and only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to the prevention of unintentional childhood injury ??? the number one killer of children ages 14 and under.??? This comprehensive website gives information and safety tips for preventing injuries to children in numerous categories: cars, spo …
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

???Read, print, or order National Institute of Mental Health booklets, fact sheets, and other publications on child and adolescent mental health.??? Includes descriptions, symptoms and treatments for Attention Deficit Disorder, Eating Disorders, Depression, and Abuse and Neglect among other mental health problems.
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents

Caring for Every Child???s Mental Health Campaign

Caring for Every Child???s Mental Health Campaign

???The campaign helps families, educators, health care providers, and young people recognize mental health problems and to seek or recommend appropriate services. It also strives to reduce the stigma associated with mental health problems.??? This searchable site has article related to children and young adult mental health and links to other reso …
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents

Children with Diabetes

Children with Diabetes

Visit this ???online community for kids, families and adults with diabetes??? to get answers to questions and learn about upcoming conferences, support groups, and news related to diabetes.
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents; Health–Diseases, Conditions & Medicine

Epilepsy.com: Kid Zone

Epilepsy.com: Kid Zone

Check out this site if you are a new epilepsy patient, or if you have questions about treatment and first aid. Visit it to learn the answers to many questions you might have about the disease.
Subject: Health–Diseases, Conditions & Medicine

Kidnetic.com

Kidnetic.com

Find fun, energy burning activities you can do at home or with friends. The site also has lots of fun recipes and facts about how to eat well.
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition; Sports & Recreation–Games

It’s Time to Play!

It’s Time to Play!

What are some fun things to do to get your body moving? This site has suggestions to help you regardless of how many people are around or the weather. Click on the “More Articles Like This” tab on the right to find out even more about sports and exercise.
Subject: Health–Exercise; Sports & Recreation–Exercise

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

“The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is fighting to free America’s youth from tobacco and to create a healthier environment. The Campaign is one of the nation’s largest non-governmental initiatives ever launched to protect children from tobacco addiction and exposure to secondhand smoke.”
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents; Health

CodeRedRover.org

CodeRedRover.org

Have tons of fun with Rover the Home Safety Hound and while you’re at it, learn how to make safe, smart choices in and around the home.
Subject: Health–Safety

Learn2 Take a Pulse

Learn2 Take a Pulse

“In this 2torial, we’ll teach you methods for taking your own pulse–methods you can then use to take someone else’s. Get with the beat!
Subject: Health–Exercise

Learn2 Stretch Before Exercising

Learn2 Stretch Before Exercising

Learn “some basic stretches for your most important muscle groups. Performing them will help prepare you for basic physical activity and help you unwind after exertion.”
Subject: Health–Exercise

Cancer – When Someone You Love Has Cancer

Cancer – When Someone You Love Has Cancer

Do you know what cancer is? This page is written for kids who have a family member with cancer. Learn what cancer is, how it is treated, and what to expect during this difficult time.
Subject: Health–Diseases, Conditions & Medicine

The Web Site for Health and Physical Education Teachers

The Web Site for Health and Physical Education Teachers

Here is a great website for Health and Physical Education teachers, parents, and students. “Resources on the site include Health and PE Lesson ideas, ready-to-print Assessment ideas, Adapted PE information, Classroom Management ideas, Job Center, Professional and Conference information, Book and Music store, discounted PE Equipment specials, and l …
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents; Sports & Recreation–Sports & Recreation Resources For Parents & Teachers

AsthmaMoms

AsthmaMoms

“AsthmaMoms is a network of families sharing answers for managing their children’s asthma.”
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents

Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter

Learn about the effects of drug abuse on the body and the brain. Covers marijuana, opiates, inhalants, hallucinogens, methamphetamine, and nicotine. Stimulants Steroids
Subject: Health

Food Allergy News for Kids

Food Allergy News for Kids

Got a food allergy? Find out why you can’t eat a certain food here at this great website on food allergies that’s just for kids.
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition; Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents

Fire Safety.gov For Kids

Fire Safety.gov For Kids

Fire Safety.gov comes from the United States Fire Administration which wants to help prevent fires. The Kids Page is full of tips that can help you and your family be safe from fire. Visit this site to learn about fire safety, play games, take quizzes, color pictures and become a Junior Fire Marshall. You’ll need Flash to view the page!
Subject: Reference–Reference Resources For Teachers & Parents; Health–Safety

Learn2 Avoid Frostbite

Learn2 Avoid Frostbite

“Once the temperatures outside drop below 32 degrees F (0 degrees C), you’re in the frostbite zone.”
Subject: Health–The Body; Health–Safety

Learn2 Treat a Dog Bite

Learn2 Treat a Dog Bite

This site will “take you through the steps for cleaning and dressing a wound,” and also addresses “the special measures you can take if the situation is more serious.”
Subject: Health–Safety; Math And Science–Animals–Pets

Learn2 Behave When Lost in the Woods

Learn2 Behave When Lost in the Woods

“Losing your way doesn’t have to mean losing your head. Follow the tips in this 2torial to minimize the danger to yourself, and to keep yourself from getting even more lost. The goal here is not to turn you into a wilderness orientation expert (or a survival expert), but to make it as easy as possible for others to find you safe and sound.”
Subject: Sports & Recreation–Camping; Health–Safety

My Body

My Body

Learn about your bones, your brain, your teeth, your heart, your skin, and all the other parts of your body.
Subject: Health–The Body

KidsHealth Recipes

KidsHealth Recipes

Here are some fun and healthy foods you can make in the kitchen (with help from an adult, of course!)
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition

How Lou Got the Flu

How Lou Got the Flu

How does the flu virus travel around the world? To find out, read this story about Louise who is sick and achy with the flu.
Subject: Health

Shykids.com

Shykids.com

“The purpose of this new web site is to talk about shyness, what it feels like, what it looks like and most importantly, how to feel more comfortable with who you are and who you are with.” The site includes books, a newsletter, lots of links and cool articles for kids and their parents.
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents; Health

Mental Health Issues for Kids and Teens

Mental Health Issues for Kids and Teens

For Kids and Teens: Articles, games and book reviews for children and adolescents interested in understanding mental health issues. Includes articles about depression, ADHD, dealing with bullies and disabilites.
Subject: Health–The Mind; Health–Diseases, Conditions & Medicine

Healthy Teeth

Healthy Teeth

Learn all about “Teeth and Gums,” “Prevention,” “Cavities” and “Braces.” This site also includes “Experiments and Activities” to try out, including the “Acid Attack!”
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents; Health–Hygiene; Math And Science–Experiments & Science Fair Projects

EPA’s Children’s Health Protection

EPA’s Children’s Health Protection

Find information on children???s health from the EPA. Topics include indoor air quality, asthma, potential environmental hazards, and more.
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents

Nutrition Explorations

Nutrition Explorations

This site includes fun quizzes about nutrition and recipes that are easy to make. There is also a game to play, a monthly calendar, and sections for parents and teachers.
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition; Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents

NIEHS Kids Page–Brainteasers

NIEHS Kids Page–Brainteasers

After you look at the different parts of the human brain, try the brainteasers. From puzzling numbers to palindromes to riddles, there’s something here to test your brain power!
Subject: Fun Stuff–Puzzles; Health–The Mind

Sparky the Fire Dog

Sparky the Fire Dog

Let Sparky the Fire Dog teach you about fire safety. You can also get some good information about dalmatians and firetrucks at this site, too.
Subject: Math And Science–Animals–Mammals; Math And Science–Transportation; Health–Safety

Neuroscience For Kids: Sleep

Neuroscience For Kids: Sleep

Ever wonder why we sleep? This site tells you why. It discusses the different stages of sleep and why each one is useful for our bodies.
Subject: Health–The Mind; Health–The Body

Science Experiment: The Nose Knows!

Science Experiment: The Nose Knows!

Explore the relationship between smell and taste in this simple experiment you can try with a friend.
Subject: Health–The Body; Math And Science–Experiments & Science Fair Projects

Band-Aides & Blackboards

Band-Aides & Blackboards

“This is a site about growing up with medical problems…any ole type. Its goal is to help people understand what it’s like, from the perspective of the children and teens who are doing just that. These kids have become experts at coping with problems that most of you have never heard of. They’d like you to know how they do it, and they hope that y …
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents; Health–Diseases, Conditions & Medicine

Kids Health: for Parents

Kids Health: for Parents

“Expert information for families about childrens’ health.”
Subject: Health–Health Resources For Teachers & Parents

Human Anatomy On-line

Human Anatomy On-line

“Human Anatomy On-line, the place for fun, interactive and educational views of the human body. This program contains over one hundred illustrations of the human body with animations and thousands of descriptive links.”
Subject: Health–The Body

Poison Prevention

Poison Prevention

Learn what poisons are and how you can avoid them. Play games and draw in the coloring book as you go.
Subject: Health–Safety

Superkids

Superkids

The Dole pineapple people have created this fun site just for kids! You can learn cool things about fruits and veggies, try out some recipes from the Dole cookbook, read comics, listen to music and do crossword puzzles. Have fun, get fit and be a superkid!
Subject: Health–Food & Nutrition

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