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                  Health Resources for Students

 

CDC—Quick Facts on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults

https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/Quick-Facts-on-the-Risks-of-E-cigarettes-for-Kids-Teens-and-Young-Adults.html

 

PBS Learning Media—From the Heart
3:14 minute video about how the chambers of the heart contract and relax to push blood through the body. 
https://wv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/tdc02.sci.life.stru.circulator/from-the-heart/

 

Kids Health—Heart and Circulatory System (for Teens)
Information and graphics about the circulatory system including function, parts of the heart, how the heart beats, and how you can keep your heart healthy.
https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/heart.html

 

NOVA-Amazing Heart Facts 
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/eheart/facts.html

 

Kids Health—Heart and Circulatory System (for Kids)
Information about the circulatory system, including how the heart beats, parts of the heart, listen to the lub-dub, and how to keep your heart healthy.
https://kidshealth.org/en/kids/heart.html#

 

TeensHealth from Nemours—Body Care
Lots of information on body care topics such as Skin Stuff, Health Basics, and Body Art. Each topics links to lots of additional information. For example, “Skin Stuff” links to info on Bruises, Dandruff, Eczema, Head Lice, Indoor Tanning, Acne, and much more.
https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/diseases-conditions/?WT.ac=t-nav-diseases-conditions#catoutdoor

 

PBS Learning Media—Body Control Center
Interactive that allows students to investigate homeostasis and how body metabolism mechanisms react to different controls.
https://wv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/tdc02.sci.life.reg.bodycontrol/

 

Ask, Listen, Learn—Brain Trivia
Interactive brain trivia game.
https://asklistenlearn.org/play/Brain_Trivia/

 

Ask, Listen, Learn—Kids
Links to lots of kid-friendly information and interactive games.
https://asklistenlearn.org/kids/

 

Ask, Listen, Learn—Brain Storm
Game about underage drinking and how it negatively affects a child’s developing brain.
https://asklistenlearn.org/games/brain-storm/

 

Ask, Listen, Learn—Memory Flip
Underage drinking can negatively affect a child’s brain development. Play the game to find out more.
https://asklistenlearn.org/games/memory-flip/

 

Ducksters—Biology for Kids:  Human Body
Information and links to human body systems.
https://www.ducksters.com/science/biology/humanbody.php


National Institutes of Health (NIH)-National Eye Institute (NEI)-Eye Health and Safety
Eye Safety Tips
https://www.nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/nei-for-kids/first-aid-tips

 

Nemours for Kids—First Aid and Safety
Links to first aid topics such as water first aid, outdoor first aid, first aid at home, playground first aid and more. Links for parents, kids, teens and educators. Also links to printable safety guides for a long list of health topics!
https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/firstaid-safe/

 

Mayo Clinic—First Aid Kits: Stock Supplies That Can Save Lives
https://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-kits/basics/ART-20056673?p=1

American College of Emergency Physicians—Know When To Go

Information on how to recognize the signs and symptoms of health conditions that may be medical emergencies. Lists both adult and pediatric (child) symptoms. Also in Spanish.
https://www.emergencyphysicians.org/article/know-when-to-go/know-when-to-go-overview

 

Mayo Clinic—Choking: First Aid

Step-by-step instructions on what to do in a choking emergency.
https://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-choking/basics/ART-20056637?p=1

 

Mayo Clinic—Frostbite: First Aid
What to do to help someone with frostbite.

https://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-frostbite/basics/ART-20056653?p=1

 

American Academy of Family Physicians—Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke
Great information on the causes, symptoms and how to prevent heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Also includes treatments and questions to ask your doctor about the effects of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
https://familydoctor.org/condition/heat-exhaustion-heatstroke/?adfree=true

 

National Institutes of Health (NIH)-Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia—Heat Emergencies

Description of causes, symptoms, treatments, first aid, and prevention of heat emergencies.
https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000056.htm

 

Nemours-Kid’s Health—Seizures
Lots of information about seizures, including what happens in a seizure, what causes them, symptoms of seizures, types of seizures, how they are diagnosed, and treatments.  Links to information from the CDC and to information on the brain.
https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/seizure.html

 

Mayo Clinic—Shock: First Aid

Description of signs and symptoms of shock and first aid treatment.
https://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-shock/basics/ART-20056620?p=1

 

American Academy of Family Physicians-What Do I Need in My First Aid Kit?
https://familydoctor.org/what-do-i-need-in-my-first-aid-kit/?adfree=true

 

 

 

 

 

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