Health

Lesson Plans 6-8

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.
Center for Science in the Public Interest - CSPI
CSPI seeks to promote health through educating the public about nutrition and alcohol; it represents citizens’ interests before legislative, regulatory, and judicial bodies; and it works to ensure advances in science are used for the public good.
Healthlink USA
Excellent health information concerning treatment, cures, prevention, diagnosis, risk factors, research, support groups, email lists, personal stories and much more.
Inner Learning - Human Anatomy Online
This program contains over one hundred illustrations of the human body. Each topic has animations, graphics, and descriptive links.
MEDLINEplus Health Information
This is an excellent source of health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. MEDLINEplus has extensive information on over 500 diseases and conditions.
National Center for Health Statistics
The National Center for Health Statistics' Web site, is a rich source of information about America’s health. As the Nation’s principal health statistics agency, it compiles statistical information, and serves as a public resource for health information.
Nutritional Analysis
This unique site allows visitors to analyze the nutritional content of their diets and receive suggestions for which foods need to be added or reduced to achieve better nutrition.
The Heart - An Online Exploration
Explore the heart and discover the complexities of its development and structure. Learn how to have a healthy heart and how to monitor your heart's health.