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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://science.education.nih.gov/supplements/nih1/cancer/de...
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://www.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 Wisc-Online: Online Learning Object Repository

Drawing on a wide range of subject expertise, the Wisconsin Online Resource Center (Wisc-Online) is a digital library of web-based learning resources known as "learning objects". "Learning objects" are essentially self-contained small chunks of learning that can be embedded in a learning activity, lesson, unit or course. The site includes over 2170 of these objects, and new objects are being...

https://www.wisc-online.com/
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...

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

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...

https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-pro
View Resource Science: Video Portal Screenshot

The folks at Science magazine craft a wide palette of audio visual materials, many of which can be accessed through their video portal. In the Featured Videos, visitors can learn about some recent explorations into education reform, deep sea explorations, and the Higgs boson. Scrolling down the site, visitors will notice that the videos are divided into seven sections, including Engineering,...

http://video.sciencemag.org/
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