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Subject: Science (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: The Integumentary System
Description: This lesson centers around a slideshow presentation that introduces students to an overview of human histology and provides images of each tissue type. Students are directed to a website to continue their integumentary study.


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Subject: Health, Science
Title: Growing Vocal Chords     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about scientists who are developing a strategy to replace damaged vocal cord tissue with a lab-grown material. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Title: More Than Skin Deep!
Digital Tool: Your Skin and You
Digital Tool Description: Students will use this interactive tool to explore the science behind our skin, its functions, and how they can protect themselves from skin cancer and acne.


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Subject: Health, Science
Title: Growing Vocal Chords     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about scientists who are developing a strategy to replace damaged vocal cord tissue with a lab-grown material. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Informational Materials


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Introduction to the Human Body / Anatomical Terminology
http://www.training....
Includes directional terms, planes of the body, and body cavities. Some diagrams are included.

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Introduction to the human body / Cells, Tissues, and Membranes
http://www.training....
This site includes notes, diagrams, interactive dictionary, and a review with interactive quiz.

Interactives/Games


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Tissues of Life
http://www.smm.org/t...
This is a student interactive for introducing body tissue. This site also includes other links that can also be used.

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Virtual Body
http://www.medtropol...
Great information and interactives on systems of the human body. The systems included are, brain, skeleton, heart, and digestive track. This is also available in Spanish.

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Cardiology Virtual Lab
http://www.hhmi.org/...
Teachers or students can enter this virtual lab and enter the world of cardiology.

Learning Activities


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Tissues of Life
http://www.smm.org/t...
This is a student interactive for introducing body tissue. This site also includes other links that can also be used.

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Virtual Body
http://www.medtropol...
Great information and interactives on systems of the human body. The systems included are, brain, skeleton, heart, and digestive track. This is also available in Spanish.

Save to ALEX | Share Share | Show Details
Cardiology Virtual Lab
http://www.hhmi.org/...
Teachers or students can enter this virtual lab and enter the world of cardiology.

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Alabama Virtual Library
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The University of Alabama at Birmingham
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The Malone Family Foundation
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