Helpful Resources & Fun Links for Parents & Kids,
This site teaches the youth fun ways to be more active through jumping
rope and how to have more nutritious meals and snacks.
Brainpop.com- BrainPOP's unique, award-winning Health,
Science and Technology (HS&T) content is based on original,
animated movies created to explain the human body and the world
around us in an engaging, interactive journey for kids.
4 Girls Health- The www.4girls.gov web site, developed
by the Office on Women’s Health in the Department of Health and
Human Services gives girls between the ages of 10 and 16 reliable,
current health information. The site focuses on many health topics
that respond to adolescent girls’ health concerns and motivates
girls to choose healthy behaviors using positive, supportive and
About Faces- This site gives great information about
different parts of your face - from your eyes to your oral cavity.
America Museum of Natural History - Infection Detection Protection-
Learn about microbes and infection. Learn about flu and how microbes
BAM!- was created by the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC) to answer kids' questions on health issues
and recommend ways to make their bodies and minds healthier, stronger,
Children's Health Month - Just for Kids!- Celebrate
Children's Health Month by learning how to keep yourself healthy
Children's Inn at NIH- Located in Bethesda, Maryland,
National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the premier biomedical research
facility in the world. Children receive treatment for illnesses
such as cancer, heart, lung, blood, bone and growth disorders, mental
illnesses, and HIV infection.
Drug Enforcement Administration- Explains about the
types of drugs and the effects they can have on your body. The is
site also provides quizzes and activities.
FDA Kids' Page- Learn about animal care, food safety,
vaccines and much more about the Food and Drug Administration.
For Kids Only- The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol
and Drug Information advises - - be smart – don’t start! Learn the
facts on just saying no to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
Girl Power- HHS addresses health messages to the
unique needs, interests, and challenges of today’s young girls.
Healthfinder- Fun way to learn
about health and safety issues.
Kids' Quest On Disability and Health- This site helps
kids to think about people with disabilities and some of the issues
related to participation in daily activities, health, and accessibility.
Milk Matters - Kids and Teens-
The games and activities on this page will help you to learn more
about calcium, and why it’s important for strong bones and healthy
teeth. You’ll also find out how much calcium you need every day,
and what foods you can eat to get calcium
NIDCD Kids and Teachers-
How loud is too loud? How does sound travel? The National Institute
on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (whew! that's a mouthful!)
has the answers to these questions and lots more info on hearing
NIEHS Kids' Page- Learn how the environment affects
your health. Get ideas for science projects, tackle some brainteasers,
Powerful Bones. Powerful Girls- Healthy bones are
important. Get tips on eating right and exercise, take a quiz to
test your knowledge, and play some fun games along the way.
Team Nutrition- To help meet the goal of healthier
children, USDA launched Team Nutrition. Learn more about this initiative
to help make implementation of the new policy in schools easier
and more successful.
The National 4-H Web- 4-H is the youth education
branch of the Cooperative Extension Service, a program of the United
States Department of Agriculture. Each state and each county has
access to a County Extension office for both youth and adult programs.
4-H is fun with friends. 4-H is learning and doing cool things.
4-H is meetings, camp, workshops, social activities, trips, and
fairs. 4-H is leadership opportunities and helping others. 4-H is
responsibility and hard work and success.
Vince & Larry's Safety City- Here is some important
information to keep in mind when you’re out-and-about. title="American
Dental Association's Animations and Games
Attention Deficit Disorder - Kid's Area- Explains
what ADD is and provides tips on how to cope with ADD.
Kids Health for Kids- KidsHealth has information
on dealing with feelings, staying healthy, diseases and fun stuff
Smart-Mouth.org- A fun, interactive site to help
children learn about nutrition. There are quick facts (called "Snacktoids"),
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