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BIG 5 PERSONALITY TEST
Online personality test to help students learn more about themselves

DOLE 5 A DAY
Fun program for students that promotes the eating of more fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy lifestyle

EAR VIRTUAL TOUR
Javascript presentation which provides educational information about the ear and hearing

FITNESS JUMPSITE
Exhaustive site on all things health and fitness, including cooking and nutrition, training, mental fitness and sports medicine - a wonderful resource

FOOD PYRAMIDS
Links to resources for teachers on teaching the food pyramid as part of your nutrition curriculum

FOOD TIMELINE
Linear representation of common foods and their emergence in history - cool idea

GAMES KIDS PLAY
Rules and guidelines for over 50 childrens' games; handy reference for classroom and PE teachers

GRAY'S ANATOMY OF THE HUMAN BODY
Classic text online with detailed illustrations

GREEN SQUAD
Kid-centered web site helping children to identify health hazards in their environment

HEALTHFINDER
Searchable site on all things to do with health

HEALTHY FRIDGE
Site dedicated to promoting heart-healthy eating practices starting in childhood and lasting a lifetime

HEALTHY TEETH
The Nova Scotia Dental Association presents this look at dental healkth from a kid's point of view; formatted for fun

HUMAN ANATOMY ONLINE
Over one hundred illustrations of the human body with animations and thousands of descriptive links; fun and interactive!

HUMAN BODY
BBC presentation of all kinds of looks at human anatomy and behavior

HUMAN VISION
Fun site on optics includes sections on how to see 3D, stereo vision, vision care, virtual reality, Magic Eye stereograms and optical illusions

JUST SAY NO
Created and maintained by a Dearborn, Michigan Middle School, this site is a great information source for grades 6 - 12

KIDNETIC
Slick format that promotes healthy lifestyles for upper elementary kids

KID'S WORLD
Colgate-Palmolive's dental hygiene site for elementary children

LIVE HEALTHIER, LIVE LONGER
Nice presentation on cholesterol levels and coronary heart disease brought to you by the National Cholesterol Education Program

NATIONAL CLEARINGHOUSE FOR ALCOHOL AND DRUG INFORMATION
Online presence from the folks of mail-order all kinds of literature on drug abuse

OTTO CLUB
Virtual presentations of safety practices on a kid's level - great for elementary students

PE CENTRAL
Ultimate Web site for physical education teachers, students, interested parents and adults; activities, lesson plans, assessment ideas and instructional resources

PE 4 LIFE
Teacher resource full of news and ideas for invigorating your physical education program

PE LINKS 4U
Promotes an active, healthy lifestyle by infusing new ideas into the physical education curriculum

PHYSICAL EDUCATION LESSON PLANS
Sports Media's site for lesson plans and links on teaching physical education at all levels

REVEALING BODIES
Exploratorium site studies how technological advances through history have improved our understanding of human anatomy

SCHOOL MENU.COM
Health and nutrition through the lens of the school lunch programs

SEEING, HEARING, AND SMELLING THE WORLD
A multitude of Science topics explored through an examination of the brain and our senses; sophisticated subject matter

U.S.D.A.
Links to food and nutrition, agriculture, forestry and conservation sites

U.S.D.A. AGRICULTURE FACT BOOK
Covers the American diet, American consumers, American farmers, nutrition, food safety, economics and government regulation

 

 
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