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Helpful Links

HEALTH

The Bullying Project

Bullying.org encourages young people who are dealing with the issue of bullying to understand that they are not alone, that being bullied and teased is not their fault, and that they can do something about it. Help provides a long list of resources, such as articles, films, books, Web sites, and media coverage, that offer help and support to educators, guidance counselors, parents, or anyone interested in the welfare of children.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Adolescent and School Health

Adolescent and School Health, a division of the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, provides this site to help "prevent the most serious health risk behaviors among children, adolescents and young adults."

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Joe Chemo

The Joe Chemo Web site is a tool for teachers, health educators, and parents to reduce teen smoking.

Grade Level: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12


D.A.R.E. America

This site content describes the D.A.R.E. program and offers resources for parents, educators, and D.A.R.E. officers. The D.A.R.E. kids site has appropriate positive messages and activities for students.

Grade Level: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Infection, Detection, Protection

Through the use of interactive stories and games, this site teaches students about what causes an infection, how to detect it, and how to prevent it.

Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4,5


Healthy Teeth

Healthy Teeth is an oral health education database developed by the Nova Scotia Dental Association. Information and illustrations related to teeth, gums, cavities, braces, and prevention are included. A colorful and informative movie is provided dealing with a visit to the dentist. A teacher's guide, activities, and experiments are also available.

Grade Level: 3,4,5,6


Seeing, Hearing, and Smelling the World

Seeing, Hearing, and Smelling the World is a site produced by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The site offers scientific findings regarding the senses of sight, hearing, and smell. Drawings depict how the sight organs work and provide other relevant information.

Grade Level: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12


Red Gold: The Epic Story of Blood

The Red Gold site is produced by Thirteen Online of Thirteen/WNET New York. It looks "at the facts and myths about blood and its impact on everything from religion and medicine to commerce and popular culture throughout history."

Grade Level: 8,9,10,11,12