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Children's Great NetSites about Health
4 Girls Health - The 4girls.gov web site, developed by the Office on Womens 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 non-threatening messages.
Air Quality Index - Learn how air pollution is measured, about the Air Quality Index (AQI), and how the index can be a quick way to tell people how good or bad something is. The AQI uses colors, and numbers, and words to tell you about the air.
America Museum of Natural History - Infection Detection Protection - Learn about microbes and infection. Learn about flu and how microbes spread.
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.
FEMA for Kids - This site teaches you how to be prepared for disasters and how you can prevent disasters by taking action now! You can also learn what causes disasters, play games, read stories and more.
Food Safety - Gateway to food safety information.
For Kids Only - The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information advises - - be smart dont 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 todays young girls.
Global Health Odyssey - Mini Tour for Kids - Information of field investigations, health promotion, laboratory investigations, and hazardous waste.
Global Health Odyssey Disease Cards - This card set has photos and information about some of the infectious diseases that Center for Disease Control studies. You can view the set online or download and print your own copy.
Indian Health Service Kids Page - Go to Indian Country with canine celebs McGruff and Scruff at the Indian Health Service's kid's page. This site features word-finds, a comic book, and a Native American newsletter for kids, but the best feature is the use of traditional Native American stories to teach kids decision-making skills about alcohol, drugs, gangs and abuse.
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 its important for strong bones and healthy teeth. Youll also find out how much calcium you need every day, and what foods you can eat to get calcium
National Institute On Drug Abuse for Teens - The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) created this Net site to educate adolescents ages 11 through 15 on the science behind drug abuse. NIDA enlisted the help of teens in developing the site to ensure that the content addresses appropriate questions and timely concerns.
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 and sound.
NIEHS Kids' Page - Learn how the environment affects your health. Get ideas for science projects, tackle some brain teasers, and more.
Office of National Drug Control Policy - No lectures - just the facts. Learn the truth about drugs, how to be healthy, and best of all, how to have fun!
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.
Smoke-Free Kids & Don't Smoke - The web site encourages adolescent girls (and boys!) to participate in soccer as a way to maintain physical fitness and resist pressures to smoke.
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 Cool Spot - This is a place where you can learn about being yourself and getting the facts about underage drinking.
The Mine Safety and Health Administration - Look here for information about the dangers of playing near or in mines.
The National 4-H Net - 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.
Tips4Youth - Tobacco Information and Prevention Source (TIPS) on how to save your money and your life! Plus some cool free stuff.
USAF Services YouthLink - This document is a news letter for kids and parents.
USDA for Kids - Learn about resource conservation, gardening and science to farming and food safety.
USFA Kids Page - The U.S. Fire Administrations kids page is full of tips that can help you and your family be safe from fire. Test your knowledge identify fire hazards and escape planning knowledge.
Vince & Larry's Safety City - Here is some important information to keep in mind when youre out-and-about.
Alzheimers Associations Kids and Teens Page - This page provides resources to help you learn about Alzheimers disease and understand how it affects you.
American Dental Association's Animations and Games Page - Animations will show you how to brush and when a baby's teeth shed, demonstrate root canal treatment and more. There's also a "Visit The Dentist" story.
Computer Ergonomics for Elementary Schools - The Computer Ergonomics for Elementary School Students (CergoS) Net site will show you some simple and affordable ways to make sure that your body is safe and comfortable while using a computer.
It's My Life - Read the Q&A's about different types of emotions, share your thoughts about concerns at school, and read what other kids have to say.
Kids Health for Kids - KidsHealth has information on dealing with feelings, staying healthy, diseases and fun stuff too.
KidsHealth - Dealing with feelings you are unsure of? Want to know more about your dreams? Kids talk - Check out the answers to all you questions.
Knowledge Network for Mental Illness - Kids Page - Learn about mental health -- talking about how you think, feel, and act everyday. Are you mad, glad, sad, or scared? What do you do about it?
Mr. Rogers Neighborhood - Are you unsure about some of the scary (violent) things you see on TV or read about? Make sure to talk about your concerns.
Smart-Mouth.org - A fun, interactive site to help children learn about nutrition. There are quick facts (called "Snacktoids"), recipes, articles, video clips, and games all designed to promote healthy eating habits.
Healthy Hopping - This site teaches the youth fun ways to be more active through jumping rope and how to have more nutritious meals and snacks.
Neuroscience for Kids - has been created for all students who would like to learn more about the nervous system. Enjoy the activities and experiments as you learn about the brain and spinal cord.
Out On A Limb - A Guide To Getting Along - This website is designed to help teach youth how to better manage conflicts and challenges they face on a daily basis. You can learn to manage conflicts peacefully while also having a lot of fun with Maria and her friends.
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.
Get Your Angries Out - Anger Management - Everyone gets the angries. But sometimes they make us say and do things that we don't really mean. Learn how to release those mads in safe ways, so that no one gets hurt and we feel better.
Pork 4 Kids - Food Fun Zone - Here's a great page that's fun for kids so they will enjoy learning more about pork. This page contains a Food Pyramid Puzzle Game, Watch a Cartoon Show, and more.
Time Out for Families - A parent to parent support forum for families whose children have special mental health needs. Correspond with other parents who are dealing with similar situations.