The Science of
The Amazing Workings of the Human
Mind & Body
Earth's Kids KIDS CLUB:
Connecting Kids with Nature
realize that most kids hardly ever play outdoors these days?
The reasons are varied but the fact of the matter is that kids
who play outside for at least one hour a day are likely to be
healthier, happier, and more focused. Plus...it's just
fun! So check out the Earth's Kids KIDS CLUB to learn how
you can get outdoors with other kids and have some fun learning
Here at Earth's Kids
we're very aware that kids who don't spend enough time outdoors
in nature may not learn to care about our Earth and the
wonderful wild creatures that share it with us. To learn
more about how you can help nature and our Earth, visit Kids Can
Make A Difference. (Info for
parents and teachers.)
Science of Nicotine:
What Kids Should Know About Smoking
real facts about smoking. Why people start, why they
want to quit, and why it's so hard. Explains exactly what
smoking does to your body and what the risks are. Find out
what's in a cigarette and how you can save $700 each year
by not smoking! From Earth's Kids.
The Science of Hand Washing:
A Whole Lot of Fun
Find out why bubbles form, how soap is made, and what killer germs might
be hanging out between your fingers -- and how to get rid of them.
Great books, posters, and activities too. From Earth's Kids.
for Kids: Fun Cooking Activities
how to cook your own nutritious food means you won't be as
dependent on fast food joints as a teenager and young adult.
Plus you can try our recipes for great fruit and vegetable
dishes to add a burst of nutrition into your daily diet.
All About Anxiety
Wondering if your
level of worry is "normal"? Read this article from Girls 4 Health.
And remember stress (prolonged or frequent periods of fear, anger, or
tiredness) can lower your immune system and make you feel exhausted,
cranky, sad, and sick.
So if you find
yourself feeling stressed out too much of the time, let someone know.
It's okay to make changes, even big changes, to your daily routine if
that's what it takes for you to feel okay. Why? Because you
matter! And because taking care of yourself will actually make it
easier for you to do your best all through your life.
This super site
has tons of information on all kinds of health topics for girls and
young women. Includes info on fitness, nutrition,
illness, relationships, and more. Sponsored U.S. Department of Health and Human Servicesï¿½ Office on Womenï¿½s Healthto help girls (ages 10 to 16) learn about health, growing up, and issues they may face.
Girlshealth.gov promotes healthy and positive behaviors in girls, giving them reliable and useful health information in a fun, easy-to-understand way. The website also provides information to parents and educators to help them teach girls about healthy living.
Fueled by Kid Info, here is a great
listing of linked info on cells, muscles, digestion, and so much more.
Dealing with feelings; growing up; "my
body"; staying healthy; plus.. people, places, and things that
help you stay healthy. Expert information from the Nemours Foundation.
Check out their
section if you're...
well... a teen!
Don't miss their
information for kids on stress
Kids Nutrition -- Lessons Plan & Teacher Guide
Learn how to be
heart healthy, eat for energy, assess your weight, and get started with
being more active. Great power packed articles!
Know Your Teeth
Find out the
different names for the different kinds of teeth and surf this site for
some basic info about caring for your teeth and what to expect from a
visit to the dentist's office, including
that equipment around your chair is!
Learn About Eating Disorders
This site helps
you answer the question: What is an eating disorder? It talks
about the ways of thinking and acting toward food and the body that can
lead to bad health and emotional upset. It also talks about what
to do when you think a friend has an eating disorder.
You can also read:
Binge Eating Disorder
Learn about the human
brain! Interesting facts, plus experiments, activities, articles,
Get the facts on West Nile Virus --
what it is, where you get it, and how to not get it. (HINT:
stock up on mosquito repellent.) For even more on West Nile Virus,
check out this info. from the
Disease Control This is very
important info for kids who like to be active outdoors!
To Say If You Are Offered Drugs
Why we need sleep
younger kids, this site features P.J. Bear and some
tips for getting
better night's sleep. Presented by the National Sleep Foundation.
worksheets and activity ideas from the
American Heart Association
How Am I? A printable booklet for kids about stress with
Five A Day &
Garden Patch. Find and color the fruits and vegetables!
Print and color worksheets (pdf) from
The Care & Keeping of You:
The Body Book for Girls
Explains all the changes
a girl can expect and explains how to make it all manageable. Ages 9-13+ From the makers of American Girl
Boys, Girls & Body Science:
A First Book About Facts of Life
Kim LA Fave
A registered Nurse, Hicking encourages, "We are going to make this just like a science
lesson, we will learn to think like a scientist." A
great companion book for parent-child discussion --or for older kids who just want
the facts without the "embarrassing
LIVING WITH ASTHMA.Margaret O. Hyde and Elizabeth H. Forsyth. Illustrated with photographs
and prints. Walker. 96pp.
Questions are answered and myths
dispelled as children learn what asthma is and what life is like for
the six million people in the United States living with this disease.
Readers will gain insight and empathy. Glossary. Index. Further Reading
List. Address List.
E.K. KIDS CLUB
on this page
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About Your Body
How To Be Healthy
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