- HPE Web-sites
Below you will find a wide range of websites that focus on health and physical education. Click on the website address and a link will take you to that site.
http://www.innerbody.com This site is a fun and interactive way to learn about the human anatomy. The site allows you to look at a colorful diagram of the human body and provides information on everything you would want to know about how our bodies work and respond to certain situations.
http://www.efit.com This site provides a wide variety of information on health and physical activity. You can access information on nutrition, sports, weight loss, BMI's, and exercise.
http://www.mplsheartfoundation.org/kids/ This is a great site that specializes in teaching children how the heart works and how to keep it healthy. This site would be great to use in an elementary health class because it has lots of fun and colorful diagrams and images.
http://www.healthteacher.com This site provides a comprehensive, sequential k-12 health education curriculum that consists of over 300 lesson guides that meet the National Health Education Standards. Not only will you find lesson guides and ideas, but you will also find information on assessment and web links for each concept.
http://health.discovery.com The Discovery channel has created a very informative website about numerous health topics. Here, you will be able to access information on smoking, skin care, drugs, diets, men's health, women's health, and much more
http://www.howstuffworks.com This is a unique site that provides articles and information about everything and anything. You can search a wide database to locate information on health and fitness concepts.
http://www.bigchalk.com This website provides information for teachers on a variety of health and physical education topics. They provide information on classroom management, curriculum design, and offer links to professional resources for teachers.
http://www.mysportsguru.com This site is intended for anyone who plays or teaches sports. You can find tips and hints on ways to improve your overall performance by receiving tips from legends in the prospective fields.
http://www.bartleby.com This site is provides students and teachers with unlimited access to books and encyclopedias free of charge. Teachers and students can utilize this site to gain a better understanding of concepts and terms.
www.fitnessfever.com This website is based around the fitness fever program that is designed for elementary students in Minnesota public and private schools. This site offers suggestions and resources for teachers and students on ways to encourage children to increase their physical activity levels and improve their nutritional knowledge.
www.toucaned.com This website provides services and products to health teachers at a reasonable cost. Teachers can locate information on assessment, training, and active media products to liven up your classroom.
www.rmc.org This site is the homepage for The Rocky Mountain Center for Health Promotion and Education. They are a non-profit organization that specializes in disseminating school health education programs and provides in-service training to parents, educators, and others committed to improving health.
www.aimsmultimedia.com This is a great resource for teachers who are looking fro multimedia products to enhance their lessons. They provide videos, CD-ROM's, Laserdiscs, and DVD's on a variety of educational topics.
www.emc.cmich.edu This site provides teachers and students with health education materials. They have information on a variety of health topics as well as statistics, laws, and current programs.
www.edc.org/hhd The mission of HHD is to promote health and justice across the human life cycle in many settings. They emphasize a positive approach to physical, social and emotional health, enabling people to maximize their potential by providing services, products, and support.
www.HIVINFO.org This site provides a wide variety of information on STD's, HIV, and AIDS. They also provide contact numbers for Health agencies and organizations
www.ashastd.org This website is home to the American School Health Association STD information page. They provide information on terms, statistics, foundations, and organizations dedicated to STD's.
www.sunburst.com This site offers educational software, videos, and teacher resources for grades K-12.
www.agi-usa.org The Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) is a non-profit organization focused on sexual and reproductive health research, policy analysis and public education. AGI publishes Family Planning Perspectives, International Family Planning Perspectives, The Guttmacher Report on Public Policy and you can access special reports on sexual and reproductive health and rights.
www.kff.org This site is home to the Henry Kaiser Foundation and they focus on major health care issues facing the nation. They provide facts, statistics, policies, articles, research, and education on all topics associated with health care
www.healthfinder.gov This website is your guide to locating reliable health information on the Internet. They provide information on most health topics for people of all ages, health care, and have an excellent search component.
* www.nih.gov This site is home to the U.S. Governments National Institute of Health. They work to provide better health for everyone by conducting their own research, supporting research, and fostering medical and health information to the public.
* www.dhhs.gov This is the homepage for the Department of Health and Human Services, the government's principal agency responsible for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. They provide information on Health topics ranging from Medical and Science research to food and drug safety.
* www.cdc.gov The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the lead federal agency responsible for protecting the health and safety of everyone. They provide information on disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion/education.