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  • Adolescent Health Issues - Information on reproductive health, mental health, physical health and nutrition, substance abuse, and healthy relationships.
  • Anti-Bullying Laws per State - Find out about your state's laws and policies.
  • Bicycle Safety Skills Clinic Guide - Step-by- step approach to planning and initiating a bicycle safety skills event, including instructions and resources for setting up a course and conducting it to meet the needs of all the children participating.
  • Click, Check, Protect - Vital safety and recall information to every school and every parent - to protect every child. No child should suffer an injury or worse simply because safety information didn't get to parents, teachers, and caregivers.
  • Creating Healthy Indoor Environments in Schools - An effective indoor air quality (IAQ) management program, including an Action Kit that provides best practices, guidelines, and a sample IAQ management plan to improve school air at little or no cost.
  • - was created to raise awareness about the dangers of texting or talking on a cell phone while driving.
  • Drug Abuse and Addition: Easy to Read Drug Facts - An easy-to-read website that talks about drug abuse, addiction, and treatment.
  • Drug Facts - Learn the truth about drugs, how to be healthy, and best of all, how to have fun!
  • Drugs and Drug Abuse Terms - Learn about the effects of different drugs on the body and the brain.
  • - 12 Federal agencies that support programs and services focusing on youth; promotes the goal of positive, healthy outcomes.
  • Fire Prevention and Public Education Exchange - Serves as a centralized location for national, state and local fire prevention. Includes life safety practices and public education materials organizations may share with their communities.
  • Food Information for Teens - Get the facts on nutrition facts labeling and making healthy food choices.
  • Fruits and Veggies Matter - Fruits and vegetables are critical to promoting good health. Find out how many fruits and vegetables you need.
  • For Educators - Teach young women about health, growth and devlopment, as well as the challenging social issues they face.
  • Health and Nutrition - - Find an A-Z list of health topics and resources on insurance, prescription drugs, nutrition, caregiving, and more.
  • Health Publications - Find booklets and resources from child development to surgery.
  • Health Science Education Tools - Designed to help educators and parents communicate important health concepts to kids. Contains comprehensive lesson plans, interactive games and activities, webquests and more.
  • Health Sites - Find links to help kids learn about health and safety issues.
  • Healthy Schools - Let's Move - With more than 31 million children participating in the National School Lunch Program, good nutrition at school is more important than ever. Let&s Move to get healthier food in our nation&s schools.
  • Immunizat ions - Frequently Asked Questions About Immunizations - - Vaccines work by preparing a child's body to fight illness. Each immunization contains either a dead or a weakened germ, or parts of it, that cause a particular disease.
  • KidsHealth in the Classroom - Free health-related lesson plans. Each Teacher's Guide includes discussion questions, activities, handouts and quizzes.
  • Kids' Quest on Disability and Health - Information for Teachers - Parents and teachers work with students to share ideas, learn about people with disabilities and encourage students to reflect about themselves and others.
  • National Children's Museum - Recipes - The National Children&s Museum is a nationally recognized cultural and educational institution serving children and families onsite, online, and through national partners and programs. The Museum's mission is to inspire children to care about and improve the world.
  • National Institute of Environmental Health Science Parents and Teachers Page - Teach kids how the environment affects your health. Get ideas for science projects, tackle some brainteasers, and more.
  • Nutrition Education Tools - This page lists links to fun games and activities about being healthy.
  • Nutrition Resource Lists - Locate information and materials for specific food and nutrition topics.
  • for Parents and Teachers - List of websites for great resources about being healthy.
  • Preparing for the Flu: School Planning - Provides basic information and resources to help school administrators implement recommendations from CDC's Guidance for State and Local Public Health Officials and School Administrators for School (K-12) Responses to Influenza.
  • Public Health Career Resources - Teaching materials developed to introduce students to public health and epidemiology.
  • - Resources on being prepared and talking to your kids about challenging subjects including emergency preparedness, coping after a disaster and more.
  • Science Ambassador Program - A 5-day professional development workshop at CDC for middle and high school science educators to collaborate with CDC subject matter experts on developing public health-based lesson plans.
  • Science and Health Education Resources - Learning tools and publications, all about science and health.
  • Sleep For Kids - Parents and Teachers Page - Learning about children's sleep can help you make sure children get the sleep they need to grow and stay healthy.
  • Stop Bullying Now - Educators Page - As an adult, one of best ways you can help stop or prevent bullying is to be educated about, and sensitive to, the issue.
  • SunWise Program for Schools - Find out how to protect yourself from overexposure to the sun.
  • Team Nutrition - Includes training and technical assistance for nutrition education for children and their caregivers; also school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity.
  • Teens, Crime, and the Community for Educators - Helps teens understand how crime affects them and their families, friends, and communities; also involves them in crime prevention projects to help make their communities safer.
  • Tox Town for Teachers - Tox Town helps students and teachers learn about environmental health concerns and toxic chemicals pictured in an imaginary town.
  • Underage Drinking - Use these resources information about underage alcohol use and pointers for broaching the subject with students.
  • Weight Management for Youth - Websites to help you keep your students at a healthy weight.
  • What Kids Say About Bullying - This poll of 1,229 boys and girls to answer some questions about bullying. Nearly half of them said they had been bullied before. is the U.S. government's official web portal for kids