The Meaning of Beep: Personal Hygiene: Keeping your body neat and clean is as essential to good health as nutrition, exercise, and sleep! On BrainPOP, explore the importance of personal hygiene. Learn the everyday habits that keep harmful bacteria away from your skin, hair, and teeth.
Good Hygiene: Understanding hygiene, why it's important, & the risks of not having it.
KidsHealth - KidsHealth is the largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. KidsHealth has separate areas for kids, teens, and parents - each with its own design, age-appropriate content, and tone. There are literally thousands of in-depth features, articles, animations, games, and resources - all original and all developed by experts in the health of children and teens.
BAM! - was created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to answer kids' questions on health issues and recommend ways to make their bodies and minds healthier, stronger, and safer. This particular page contains a variety of information and resources for teachers of grades 4-8 to use in the classroom and help students make healthier lifestyle choices.
Smoke-Free Kids & Don't Smoke - The web site encourages adolescent girls (and boys!) to participate in soccer as a way to maintain physical fitness and resist pressures to smoke.
CDC Child Safety - Poisoning Prevention: Each year, more than one million children ages 5 and under are accidentally poisoned and 40 percent of these are from prescription drugs and other medications. Of the oral prescription drugs ingested by children ages 4 and under, over 20 percent belong to someone who does not live with the child -- often a grandparent or great-grandparent.