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Adolescent development: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
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This article has a ton of information on adolescent development such as physical development and their behavior. It gives statistics and shows the differences between boys and girls adolescent development. It also gives parenting advice about their kids sexuality and safety tips.

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Biology
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Case Study
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Provider:
National Institutes of Health
Date Added:
05/03/2017
Asthma & Physical Activity in the School
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Newly revised in 2012! This easy-to-read booklet is perfect for teachers, coaches, and families who want to help students with asthma take part in sports and physical activities. Discusses how to help students control their asthma and follow an asthma action plan. Also explains how to manage asthma triggers, ensure students have access to their asthma medicines, recognize worsening asthma symptoms and take action, and modify activities based on a childs asthma status. Includes sample asthma action plans and information about using a peak flow meter, metered-dose inhaler, and dry powder inhaler.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
National Institutes of Health
Date Added:
07/01/2013
Better Safe, Than Sorry: Preventing a Tragedy
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This highly engaging, flexible (1-4 class periods), inquiry-based curriculum module focuses on the science and impact of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). This curriculum, developed by researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill as well as teachers and other educational consultants, includes guided teacher instructions for implementation, data tables and background materials, a video with guided lab instruction and background on FAS, a post-assessment game and hands-on experiment involving varying concentration levels of ethanol and the growth and development of brine shrimp. (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Unit of Study
Provider:
National Institutes of Health
Date Added:
07/01/2013
The Brain's Inner Workings
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A comprehensive collection of multimedia resources and inquiry-based activities tied to the National Science Education Standards help teachers and students learn about the structure, function and cognitive aspects of the human brain. The packet includes a teacher's manual, student manual, DVD of videos, and a CDROM of accompanying materials. (National Institute of Mental Health)

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Reading
Unit of Study
Provider:
National Institutes of Health
Date Added:
07/01/2013
Computing Life
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A 24-page booklet that showcases the exciting ways that scientists are using the power of computers to expand our knowledge of biology and medicine. (National Institute of General Medical Sciences)

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Institutes of Health
Date Added:
07/01/2013
Entomology in Action
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Lesson 1 introduces students to the blow fly's life cycle and the accumulated degree hour (ADH) used by forensic entomologists for estimating the time of death. Lesson 2 introduces Dr. Krinsky's entomological work in solving a murder case in 1986. Students access several primary-source documents related to Dr. Krinsky's entomological work. Both lessons help students expand their understanding of a forensic entomologist's work and appreciate how scientists account for environmental/variable factors in forming a conclusion in a scientific study.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
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Provider:
National Institutes of Health
Provider Set:
National Library of Medicine
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Environmental Health Science and Technology Education
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This site aims to increase student interest and preparation in the environmental health sciences so that they are aware of science career opportunities, and to increase public awareness about the impact of environmental agents on human health so that all citizens can lead healthy and productive lives.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
National Institutes of Health
Provider Set:
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Date Added:
08/04/2000
Inside the Cell
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This representation is a cut-away sketch showing select body organs and cells of a young person throwing a basketball. Close-up views of heart muscle cells, blood cells, small intestine cells, and nerve cells are shown. Supporting text accompanies the sketch.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Institutes of Health
Provider Set:
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Author:
Alisa Zapp Machalek
DENNIS KUNKEL MICROSCOPY, INC.
Date Added:
04/22/2011
NIEHS Kids Page
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Includes a wide variety of fun activities designed to help children learn about the impact of the environment on human health, the NIEHS mission, and possible careers in health, medicine, science, mathematics, and the environment. (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences)

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Provider:
National Institutes of Health
Date Added:
09/10/2015
NLM Environmental Health Student Portal
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The Environmental Health Student Portal provides a safe and useful resource for students and teachers in grades 6 _ 8 to learn how the environment can impact our health. The Web site explores topics such as water pollution, climate change, air pollution, and chemicals. (National Library of Medicine)

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Institutes of Health
Date Added:
07/01/2013
National Institute on Drug Abuse: Commonly Abused Drugs Chart
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A charts that list commonly abused drugs, their street names, DEA schedule, how they are administered, intoxication effects, and potential health consequences. (National Institute on Drug Abuse)

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
National Institutes of Health
Date Added:
07/01/2013
Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders
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This brochure presents the updated prevention principles, an overview of program planning, and critical first steps for those learning about prevention. Thus, this shortened edition can serve as an introduction to research-based prevention for those new to the field of drug abuse prevention. Selected resources and references are also provided

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
National Institutes of Health
Provider Set:
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Date Added:
08/08/2000