HS Health, P.E.,
| P.E. |
Grades 7 - 12
Nutrition - Body -
Mental Health -
Health Professions -Technology
Health & Safety Game
Agent Guy - Interactive
My Health Plate
Health & Safety Quiz
Health & Safety Quiz - 2
HEALTH FOR AGES 5 - 19
|This site is
interactive and will allow students and teachers better study health
Health and Safety for Children
Ages 1 - 5
Birth -- 3 Years
Learning through Play *
Promoting Cognitive Development
|Center for Disease
Control and Prevention
WEBSITES TO OFFER ASSISTANCE TO
PARENTS AND CHILDREN
HealthyChildren.org: Ages & Stages
Baby-Proofing Your Home - the Definitive Guide
Safe from Preventable Injuries
Prevention & Safety Tips
Prevention, Preparedness & Recovery
Central: From Car Seats to Car Keys - Keeping Kids Safe
Driving Prevention Toolkit - for Parents
Videos for Teenagers
Money Wise Teenagers (You tube Videos)
- Scarcity and Alternatives
Lesson #6 - Benefit/Cost Analysis
Lesson #2 - Budget and Opportunity Cost
Lesson #7 - Human Capital
Lesson #3 - Credit and the Margin
Lesson #8 - Why Save? Compound Interest
Lesson #4 - Benefit/Cost Analysis
Lesson #5 - The How and Why of Prices
Lesson #10 -
Paying for College
What is a Poison?
– Through this resource, readers will gain a basic
understanding of what a poison is, what they should do
if they are exposed to a poisonous substance, and how to
protect the family from poisoning.
List of Common Household
Poisons – A list of items
typically found around the home that if ingested, may be
Information – A webpage with
simple safety rules to keep children away from poisonous
chemicals found in the home. This page also includes the
phone number for the Poison Control Help Line and space
for you to fill in your doctor and hospital’s contact
Winter Holiday and Poison prevention tips – A checklist
for children, parents and grandparents with helpful tips
to keep kids safe over the Holidays.
Poison Control Tips for whole family -
Poison-Proof Your Home
– A list of safety practices that can be implemented to
keep children away from household poisons. This also
includes information about what to do, should a child
ingest or be exposed to a poisonous chemical.
All About Poisons for
Kids – A website for kids with
basic information about poisons and why they are
Household Safety: Poison
Prevention – Information for
kids and teens about poisons and storage tips to prevent
Poison ID Game
– Test your knowledge of household poisons with this
easy to play picture game.
The Poison Prevention
Detection Game – An
educational poison review game for kids. Drop and drag
the “Poison” and “Not Poison”s to the correct box.
Choking & Suffocation Prevention
Kid’s Fire Prevention
– A kid-friendly website all about fire safety and
prevention. With tons of information and games
available, learning about fire safety can be both fun
Fire Prevention with Sparky!
– Sparky has great games and information for kids to
help keep them safe in the event of a fire.
Smokey The Bear
– This classic fire prevention spokes-bear has helped
teach children about fire safety for decades.
Fire Safety and Prevention Activities
– A collection of online activities for kids to help
them understand the importance of fire safety.
Five Fire Safety Rules
– These are the five most important rules to follow if
you see a fire or hear the fire alarm.
The Fire Safety Handbook
– Helpful information about fires, common causes and
what to do in the event of a fire.
All About Fire Safety
– An informational webpage with everything you need to
know about fire safety, including common fire starters,
safe escape measures and FAQs.
– Camping is fun, but it is important to know how to
have a campfire safely.
Fire Safety Resources
– A collection of links all about fire safety and
prevention for children.
Kitchen Fire Prevention
– A list of tips and information to help families avoid
A Kitchen Fire Simulator
– This tool can show how a kitchen fire starts and
progresses at rapid speeds. Use proper fire safety to
avoid kitchen fires in your home.
Exercise can Transform our Schools
While exercise in good for the body, Dr. John J. Ratey,
MD, argues it is more important for the brain, especially when it comes
to students in the classroom. Citing scientific studies and real world
examples, this internationally recognized expert in the brain-exercise
connection demonstrates how we can raise test scores, lower behavioral
problems, and help the overall well-being of today's students with
fitness based physical education.
Amazing Food Detective
Must use Firefox or Chrome.
career guide website
Willoughby-Eastlake School of Practical Nursing
Second Hand Smoke - Sent to us from a
student in Arizona who is making a difference in everyone's life around the
Health On-Line - posted by the American Medical Association.
- The Brain
This website will allow you to explore the
brain in detail with 3D and at different ages.
American Heart Association - Family Health
Puff Doesn't Make You Cool Stuff - Project -based lesson using Excel.
- A Brush Chart
which can be printed and colored. A reminder to brush your teeth at least
twice a day.
- Your Body - From
growing up to getting braces, popping pimples to catching some ZZZs, this
section gives you the basics on your changing body - from head to toe. For
Medical Lab - The Walker - See how one walks when variables are moved.
- "Bright Smiles, Bright Futures."
Tooth care from Colgate (Caution: You must
register to use this site)
How many calories am I burning when I exercise?
and Alcohol - A 13-issue soap opera comic book about young people dealing
with substance abuse and addiction.
Drug Database - Prescription, Nonprescription and Herbal medicine database
collections from Web MD
- Drug Information
- Find information about more than 7,000 prescription and over-the-counter
medications, including common uses of a drug, the proper ways to use the
medicine, possible side effects, and other helpful information.
Testing - Withstanding the test of time -NCAA drug-testing program has
been more than an effective deterrent for substance abuse
Drug Use in
Sports - links to articles about drug usage in sports.
Fighting Disease: Health At The End Of The Millennium - Another Wired
Curriculum from The United Nations CyberSchoolBus
First Aid Action - Packed with practical, up-to-the-minute advice, the
course lets you learn at your own pace
Health Canada's Homework Central - human body information
- Health Career Abbreviations
- Matching game
Health Information explained by Health Touch On-Line
Health Lesson Plans for Block Scheduling - Integrate health with other
- Health Lesson
Plans from the Educator's Reference Desk
- Health News
daily from the New York Times
Health Resource Directory from Health Touch On-Line
- The Heart - Online
How High will it Fly? - Incorporate Science into your P.E program.
InteliHealth - Interactive Tools, Quizzes, and Illustrations.
trainloads of information on infections, behavior & emotions, food & fitness,
and growing up healthy, as well as cool games and animation
- Live Healthier, Live Longer
- the relationship between cholesterol and coronary heart disease.
- Martindale's Health
Science Guide containing over 52,000 teaching files
- Mind over Matter -
Help adolescents learn about the effects of drug abuse on the body and the
OnHealth: Your Personal Guide to Health - Special reports and news items
related to health are the focus of this site. The conditions database offers a
wealth of information. Acne, AIDS, and Alzheimer's are just a few I found in
the A category of their conditions database.
- PDR Family Guide to
Prescription Drugs - Look up any prescription drug.
- Quackwatch - Your Guide to Health
Fraud, Quackery, and Intelligent Decisions
Walk in My
Shoes - an activity project that reaches across generations and teaches
young people about growing older and the physical changes that occur with age.
your Real Age? - Your RealAge is the biological age of your body, based on
how well you've maintained it. Take this online quiz
Aerobic and Anaerobic - the difference between aerobic and anaerobic
A Twist on Aerobic Exercise - The difference between aerobic and anaerobic
History of Baseball
Basketball - The History of Basketball
Conditioning - Article about conditioning the body
BodyWeight Exercising - Making Bodyweight Exercises More Challenging
- Bodies in Motion, Mind at
Rest - A Thinkquest site
Awesome Library: Physical Education - lesson plans, papers and projects
- Coaches' Training Bulletin -
Sports Coach - Inside: the complete guide to successful coaching
Running - History of the sport
Am I Dehydrated? - Get yourself a glass of water and keep reading to find
- Elementary Physical Education
Page of the Omaha Public Schools! Skills have been identified and
supplemental activities for many skills have been located.
- The Exercise and Physical
Fitness Page - Georgia State University
- ElectriKids -
Lesson plans, games and quizzes.
- Energizers -
Classroom-based physical activities (PDF files to download
K-2, 3-5, K-5)
-Is the Use of Advanced Materials in Sports Equipment Unethical? - have
students debate pros and cons
- Exercise Targeted
Areas of the Body - Interactive site that gives suggestions for activites
for various body part fitness.
- Sports and Physical
Education Resources - Posted by McNeese State University
Field Hockey - The rules of the game.
Fit4Fun- Kids' Fitness - Game instructions in text format.
Fitness Standards - Healthy Fitness Zones - PDF file
- Football- The
rules of the game.
- ElectriKids -
Lesson plans, games and quizzes.
- Games for Kids -
Kid Games, Teen Games, Tag Games, and Water Games
- Games and Exercises
- GoAnimal games, designed to be primal, practical and above all, playful
Games and more - worksheets, lesson plans, and ideas (scroll down to see
- Games Kids Play - All those
games you played as kid out in the backyard
- Gametime Enterprises
- Skill Games
- Great Game List -
- Jump into a Healthy Life
- Jumprope Thinkquest
- Outdoor Games for
kids - Many ideas
Parachute Games - Ideas on how to use this in class.
- Many game ideas. (Caution: This site may be blocked
by some school filters)
- P.E. Ideas
- Ideas to use for PE.
Playground Games around the World - Ideas and games for outdoors
- Sports and Fitness
- Injuries - How
to deal with sports injuries - MDAdvice.com is an award winning
internet-based medical site providing highest-quality health information
- Listservs related
to health and PE with instructions on how to subscribe.
- Line Dancing
- Step by Step directions (Caution: This site may be
blocked by some school filters)
Making Bodyweight Exercises More Challenging - Information on how to do
bodyweight exercises; discusses form
- Muscles -
What is a muscle and how does it work?
Muscles - Strength Training - How many reps
- Muscle Weight -
7 Rules to Follow
- PE Central - The Ultimate Web Site
for Health and Physical Education Teachers. Weekly activities, lesson plans
and lots of links.
Physical Activity Cards - Learn what muscle groups and parts of the body
are involved in each sport along with instructions on how to play.
Education Interval Workout - Lesson Plan
Physical Education Lesson Plans
Physical Education Lesson Plans - Units on various topics
Education Lesson Ideas
- Physical Education
Lesson Plan Page - The page is stored on a free server and if it is
overviewed, Tripod (the free server people), will turn the page off for about
- Physical Education Elementary
Lesson Ideas - Omaha Public Schools
- Information on over 30 sports.
Sportsmanship - Learn the ways to be a good sport from this NBA Jr. site.
Education - guide to promoting Sportsmanship in your school.
Sportsmanship Day - Sign up for this year's event!
Teaching Good Sportsmanship - from the Family Education Network
- Volleyball -
Mastering the skills
- Weight Training and
Strength Training Exercises -
- 5 a Day from Dole - Nutrition
education and fun activities for kids. In the virtual classroom students have
daily assignments for a week. One example, "If you were in charge of your
school cafeteria, what fruits and vegetables would serve?"
- Apple Juice on the Internet -
Welcome from AJ and the Jammin' Juicers!
- Calorie Calculator
- enter a food item and get information on calories
- FDA's Center for Food Safety
and Applied Nutrition
Guidelines for Americans from the USDA
- Eating Disorders from The American
Anorexia/Bulimia Association, Inc.
has a really nice food pyramid, and a good explanation of each group.
- Fat Free Recipe
Collection - Browse by topic, or search by keyword.
- Food Allergy Network - Read
daily tips and product alerts.
Food Pyramid for Kids (.pdf format)
- The Healthy
Refrigerator - Open the door to a healthy heart.
- Healthy Weight Network
- scientific information on eating and weight
- Index of Food and
Nutrition Internet Resources - Compiled by the Food and Nutrition
Information Center of the USDA.
- Leafy Greens - The National
Leafy Greens Council provides market, nutritional, and educational information
to consumers, produce growers and produce buyers. Promotional materials such
as their Leafy Greens Lesson Plans encourage students to understand the
nutritional benefits and the cancer-fighting elements of leafy greens
- Where's your mustache?
- Nutrition Explorations
- Kid-friendly site. The fun and easy way to learn about nutrition.
Ohio Action for Healthy Kids Physical Activity Toolkit
Health Information A to Z
(Body and Mind)
PBS Kids (Media literacy Web Site)
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Food Guidance System
Data (nutritional analysis)
KIDSAID (grief and loss support)
McGruff (National Crime Prevention Council)
Sparky.org (National Fire Protection Association)
National Organization for Youth Safety
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Suicide Prevention, Intervention, Research, Education (American
Association of Suicidology)
Healthy Schools/Healthy Youth
Office of the Surgeon General
Find Youth Info
Kid's Health (for Kids, Teens, and Parents)
following links may fit better with the other random links that are currently
posted at the bottom of the Academics: Classroom Links page (the
links on the very bottom that are more geared towards Teachers...rather than up
top with the other resources that are geared more for students)
Free resources for educational excellence
CDC Health Information A to Z
Effective Programs in Reducing Youth Risk Behaviors, CDC
NIH Health Information Index
National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity (NANA)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Internet Safety from Disney.com
American School Health Association
Center for Health and Health Care in Schools
Action for Healthy Kids
National Association of School Nurses
National School Boards Association---School Health Programs
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Society of State Directors of Health, Physical Education, and
U.S. Department of Agriculture's Team Nutrition Website
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Preventing Drug Abuse Among Children and Adolescents
Effective Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs
Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence
American Diabetes Association
American Dental Association (classroom activities for teachers)