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View Resource Body and Mind

This interactive Web site from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages kids to be healthy in body and mind. The activities are designed to complement the type of health and science lessons that are currently taught in many middle school and high school classrooms. The Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) lesson plans include a pre-assessment to help teachers determine which of the activities are...

https://www.cdc.gov/bam/
View Resource Cell Biology and Cancer

The National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, has recently released this curriculum supplement as part of a series designed to "deepen students' awareness of the importance of basic research to advances in medicine and health," as well as foster critical thinking and an understanding of how scientific discoveries affect their own lives. The Web site offers five...

https://www.cancer.gov/research/areas/biology
View Resource PBS TeacherSource

PBS has gathered together Kids Resources, links to art-related activities for kids from throughout the PBS site, including Sesame Street Coloring Books and Theodore Tugboat Interactive Stories. The Arts Classroom link takes users to the Arts section of TeacherSource, a collection of Online Teacher's Guides prepared by the Teacher Resource Service at PBS. The teacher's guides are arranged by area:...

https://wpt.pbslearningmedia.org/
View Resource BAM! Body and Mind: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

BAM! Body and Mind was created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for kids and teachers. The site offers a fun, interactive approach to raising kids' awareness of health issues, and ways to make their bodies and minds stronger. Topics covered include nutrition and fitness, disease, mental health, peer pressure and relationships. The site is also a resource for teachers who...

https://www.cdc.gov/bam/
View Resource LearningSpace

Looking back to the late nineteenth century, one can find traces of the earliest distance education learning programs at the university level at places like the University of Chicago and Columbia University. It would take six decades before an entire university was created specifically as a distance teaching institution, and it would happen on the other side of the Atlantic. This school is Open...

http://www.open.edu/openlearn/
View Resource The APS Archive of Teaching Resources

The American Physiological Society (APS) Archive of Teaching Resources is a digital library of peer-reviewed science teaching resources that contains over 2,200 lesson plans, teaching journal articles, and audiovisual materials. A range of learned societies contribute materials to the archive, including the APS itself and the International Union of Physiological Societies. On the homepage,...

https://www.lifescitrc.org/
View Resource Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Science Education News Index

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) offers a wide range of educational programs. Part of its work is getting out the word about its own research projects and outreach efforts. On this site, visitors can read short news articles exploring everything from the nature of human evolution and natural selection to fellowship programs. Visitors can browse throughout the offerings chronologically...

https://www.hhmi.org/news/browse?=&field_news_type%5B0%5D=2
View Resource National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has crafted this excellent collection of materials for health care professionals. The materials are divided into a dozen sections, including Lung Information, Sleep Information, Interactive Tools and Resources, and Continuing Education Opportunities. The Interactive Tools and Resources area is a gem, as it includes applications for mobile devices such...

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https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/publications-and-res...
View Resource National Institutes of Health: Curriculum Supplement Series

How might students best learn about science? It's a question that has commanded the attention of many educators. These curriculum supplements are teachers' guides to two weeks of lessons on the science behind selected health topics. On the homepage, visitors can use the Description area to learn a bit more about the basic goal of this series. The left-hand side of the homepage contains the bulk of...

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https://science.education.nih.gov/
View Resource Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Educational Materials

Science teachers looking to enhance their curriculum with stimulating online content will be sure to find the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Educational Materials website quite useful. One of the main offerings here, HHMI’s Biointeractive, provides a wealth of resources including animations, videos, interactive resources, teacher’s guides, podcasts, and more. Topics include health,...

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https://www.hhmi.org/educational-materials
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