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					        HEALTH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY WEB SITE RESOURCES
                    Prepared by South Carolina Department of Education
                                Health Science Technology


BIOLOGY
      Cells Alive http://www.cellsalive.com
              Fascinating graphics and animations on topics such as the anatomy of a splinter, making
              antibodies, and many more; also includes ideas for projects.

BIOLOGY – ANIMAL DISSECTION
      Froguts http://www.froguts.com
             Virtual dissection software

       Net Frog http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/frog/Frog2/home.html
              Online frog dissection from the Curry School of Education

       The Whole Frog Project
             http://www-itg.lbl.gov/ITG.hm.pg.docs/Whole.Frog/Whole.Frog.html
             3D reconstructions of MRI data for frogs and plants from the Lawrence Berkeley National
             Lab

BIOLOGY – HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
      The Visible Human Project http://www.madsci.org/~lynn/VH
             Uses digitized sections of the body to demonstrate planes of section and other
             introductory concepts in anatomy

       The Heart: An Online Exploration http://sln.fi.edu/biosci/heart.html
             Everything you want to know about the human heart: its development and structure, how
             to keep it healthy, and how to monitor your heart’s health

       Visible Human Project http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/visible/visible_human.html
               Overview and links to data from the Visible Human Project, the creation of complete, 3-
               dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies

       Autopsy overview http://www.pathguy.com/autopsy.htm
             A pathologist uses common language to describe an autopsy step-by-step.

       Virtual Autopsy http://www.le.ac.uk/pathology/teach/va/welcome.html
               An online virtual autopsy with cases, photographs, and questions to answer.

       The Digital Anatomist Project http://sig.biostr.washington.edu/projects/da
              Three-dimensional representation of the body

       NOVA Online/Electric Heart/Operation: Heart Transplant
             http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/eheart/transplant.html
             How to transplant a heart in nineteen easy steps

CAREER INFORMATION
     Health Careers Info http://www.pvahec.org
            Health career information (Texas).

       Health Occupations Today http://healthocc.glencoe.com
              Career information and curriculum resources.
CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES:
      Infection, Detection, Prevention http://www.amnh.org/nationalcenter/infection
              Magazine to help students, families and teachers understand what causes infectious
              disease and what they can do to help prevent it.

       KidsHealth http://www.kidshealth.org
             The web's most visited site about children's health for kids, parents, and teens.

       BrainPOP http://www.brainpop.com/
             Animated movies, comic strips, activity pages and 24 hour homework assistance via
             email for kids.

       Kids Domain http://www.kidsdomain.com
              Free software, crafts, contests, articles, holiday fun, and printable activities

       Inside Grossology http://www.grossology.org
               A source for everything gross, including “gross recipes for the lab,” research resources,
               and a “Gross 101” test.

CURRICULUM GUIDES/INFORMATION
      Columbia Education Center Lesson Plans http://www.col-ed.org/cur
            Comprehensive K-12 curriculum development plans and resources

       Teachers.net Lesson Bank http://www.teachers.net/lessons
             Site for sharing lesson plans and curriculum development ideas

       TeacherVision http://www.teachervision.com
             Find lessons, printables, quizzes, free newsletters, products for sale

       Daily Lesson Plan http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons
               Daily lesson plan

CURRICULUM GUIDES/INFORMATION: INTERNET-BASED
      The Educator's Reference Desk http://www.eduref.org/
            2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ question
            archive responses. Includes a searchable interface to the discontinued askERIC
            database.

       South Carolina: Teaching, Learning, Connecting http://www.sctlc.com
              Lessons plans from a select group of websites chosen by education professionals in
              South Carolina

       EDSITEment - The Best of the Humanities on the Web http://edsitement.neh.gov/
             Educational partnership bringing online humanities resources from some of the world's
             great museums, libraries, cultural institutions, and universities directly to your classroom.

       EconEdLink http://www.econedlink.org
             Classroom-tested, Internet-based economic education lesson plans for K-12 teachers
             and their students.

       Marco Polo http://www.marcopolo-education.org/
              Internet content for the classroom
CURRICULUM GUIDES/INFORMATION: HEALTH SCIENCE FOCUS
      Health Teacher.com http://www.healthteacher.com
             Original health science curriculum created for teachers. Covers nine core topic areas,
             meets National Health Education Standards, and is based on the Council of Chief State
             School Officers (CSSO) State Collaborative on Assessment and Student Standards
             (SCASS) Health Education Project's assessment framework.

       Science NetLinks http://www.sciencenetlinks.com
              Internet-based learning activities for your classroom.

       NIH Office of Science Education http://science-education.nih.gov
               Includes free curriculum supplements from the National Institutes of Health for all grade
               levels, a link to the Snapshots of Science and Medicine online journal, a teacher’s
               science fair project resource guide, and more.

DENTAL HEALTH
     Ask an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon http://www.calweb.com/~goldman/index.html
            Dental health advice and information

GOVERNMENT RESOURCES
     Health.gov http://www.health.gov/
            A portal to the web sites of many multi-agency health initiatives.

       NIGMS Publications http://www.nigms.nih.gov/
             The National Institute of General Medical Sciences programs encompass the areas of
             cell biology, biophysics, genetics, developmental biology, pharmacology, physiology,
             biological chemistry, bioinformatics, computational biology, and minority biomedical
             research and training.

       National Institutes of Health http://www.nih.gov
              Health information, grants & funding information, and scientific resources from the NIH.

       Food and Drug Administration http://www.fda.gov
              FDA information includes news, medical devices, animal drugs, human drugs, biologics.

       Center for Disease Control http://www.cdc.gov
               Various educational resources

       US Department of Agriculture http://www.mypyramid.gov/
             The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, an organization of the U.S. Department of
             Agriculture, was established in 1994 to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans.

HEALTHCARE EDUCATION WEB PORTALS
     Access Excellence http://www.accessexcellence.org
           The site for health and bioscience teachers and learners – news, issues, activities.

       Teach-nology http://www.teach-nology.com
              Web portal for educators. Includes lesson plans, tools, worksheets, articles and tips for
              teachers.

HEALTHCARE WEB PORTALS
     Medical World Search http://www.mwsearch.com
            “Medical intelligence at your fingertips.” Paid Subscription Service.

       Medsite http://www.medsite.com
              Web portal for the medical community geared for laymen & professionals.
       Healthweb http://www.healthweb.org
              Links to evaluated information resources selected by librarians and information
              professionals at academic medical centers in the US Midwest. Selection emphasizes
              quality information aimed at assisting health care professionals as well as consumers in
              meeting their health information needs.

MATHEMATICS
     The Math Forum http://www.mathforum.org
           The comprehensive resource for math education on the Internet. Some features include a
           K-12 math expert service, an extensive database of math sites, and online resources for
           teaching and learning.

MENTAL HEALTH
     Ask the Expert http://www.mhsource.com/expert/
            Answers to your most important mental health questions

NURSING
      American Journals of Nursing http://www.ajn.org
            Nursing Web sites link site

       Nurse Week http://www.nurseweek.com
              Includes news, articles, editorials, forum, CEUs, and job postings.

       Online Journal of Issues in Nursing http://nursingworld.org/ojin
              Professional, peer-reviewed online journal.

       Virtual Nursing Center http://www.martindalecenter.com/Nursing.html
               Links to tutorials, journals, dictionaries, interactive cases, medical calculators, and much
               more.

       American Association of Managed Care Nurses http://www.aamcn.org
             Established to educate nurses about managed healthcare. Web site includes
             membership, chapter, certification and conference information.

       Journal of Nursing Jocularity http://www.jocularity.com
              Nursing humor resource and E-mail directory for student nurses, LPNs and RNs.

PATIENT INFORMATION
      Health Answers http://www.healthanswers.com
             Marketing company providing medical education, sales, patient, professional, and
             consumer information and services for pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology
             companies, and professional medical associations

       Go Ask Alice http://www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/healthwise/alice.html
             Question and answers on many topics, with a health focus. From Columbia University's
             health education program; includes a searchable database.

       Mayo Clinic Health Oasis http://www.mayohealth.org
             Mayo Clinic experts provide current medical information and news on health topics.

       Ask the Dietitian http://www.dietitian.com
              Information about many health and nutrition questions.
       Consumer World http://www.consumerworld.org
             Links to consumer resources by category, including health megasites, nutrition, medical
             news, and more.

PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
     American College of Physicians http://www.acponline.org
           Resources for physicians

       Pediatric - Dr. Greene's Housecalls http://www.drgreene.com
               Information on a variety of topics from pediatric expert Dr. Alan Greene.

       Medical Terminology http://www.mtdesk.com/index.htm
              MTDesk - Medical transcription - terminology, medical transcription books, word lists,
              sample operative reports, alpha-index of new terms, FDA approvals, drugs, devices,
              procedures, and multiple HIM message centers.

PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES: JOURNALS
     Medscape http://www.medscape.com
           Features medical journal articles, images, case reports, medical news, free Medline,
           Continuing Medical Education (CME), and drug searching.

       Annals of Internal Medicine http://www.annals.org
              Information relevant to internal medicine and related fields. Registration required for full
              text.

PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES: REFERENCE
     Physician Desk Reference http://www.pdr.net
            Offers healthcare information tailored to physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physicians
            assistants and consumers.

       The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy http://www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual
             A medical reference for physicians and pharmacists.

       Medical Dictionary http://www.medterms.com
              The medical reference for MedicineNet.com; contains easy-to-understand explanations of
              over 10,000 medical terms.

       MEDLINE PLUS http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus
             The National Library of Medicine's authoritative and current database of health
             information for consumers and health professionals. Coverage includes conditions and
             diseases, drug information, dictionaries, physician and healthcare directories, and links to
             other medical resources.

       RX List - Research Medications http://www.Rxlist.com
               Searchable cross index of US prescription products providing links to full prescribing
               information as well as patient education material.

       Virtual Health Care Team http://www.hsc.missouri.edu/~shrp/vhcthttp://www
               A collection of interdisciplinary case studies that demonstrate the roles of healthcare
               team members, including suggestions for using the cases in the classroom.

REFERENCE: GENERAL
     Encarta http://www.encarta.msn.com
            Interactive learning on the web.
SEARCH: GENERAL
     Dogpile and Search http://www.dogpile.com and http://www.search.com
            Search engines that search multiple search engines.

SEARCH: HEALTH-RELATED ISSUES
     Achoo http://www.achoo.com
           A search engine for finding healthcare-related information.

       Medical Matrix http://www.medmatrix.org
              Ranked, peer-reviewd, annotated, updated clinical medicine resources. Paid subscription
              service.

				
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