These sites provide information about infectious and noninfectious diseases. Learn about their causes, prevention, and treatment. Includes personal health practices that minimize disease. There are also links to eThemes Resources on Anatomy: Immune System, Health: Germs: Infection, Detection and Protection, Vaccinations, Viral Diseases, and many more links on diseases.
These sites have information about the immune system for students in the upper grades. Includes several animations, online quizzes, and interactive sites that allow you to explore the immune system. There are links to eThemes Resources on AIDS/HIV and human body systems.
Sites are about germs (bacteria and viruses) and diseases. Covers tips for disease prevention, such as hand-washing, food safety, vaccines, etc. Includes lesson plans, hands-on activities and interactive games.
What are viruses? Which viruses can cause cancer? Find the answers on these web sites. Learn about these viruses: the human papillomavirus, chicken pox, and dengue fever. Included are eThemes resources on polio, pandemics, AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases.
These sites are all about personal hygiene. Do I smell? Why do feet stink? Why do I need to use deodorant and shampoo? There are answers to these questions and many more. Learn about head lice and puberty. Includes a link to the eThemes resources on the human body and teeth.