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Subject: Science (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: New Town Health Club Website
Description: As part of an ongoing, year-long project designing a health club, students in Human Anatomy and Physiology class will design a website for the health club. The site should contain linked pages that will show the information gathered and decisions made on various associated projects throughout the year.


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Subject: Science (9 - 12), or Technology Education (9 - 12)
Title: New Town Health Club
Description: Over the course of the year, the students in Human Anatomy and Physiology will design a health club. As part of this year-long project, the students will develop a brochure or print advertisement for the health club. This project will give real-world experience to the student in the use of various forms of technology as well as a connection between actual situations and class content.


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Subject: Science
Title: Young Blood     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about how young blood can help old muscles heal faster. An experiment found that blood from younger mice stimulated stem cells in the muscles and livers of older mice. 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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Subject: Arts
Title: Robotic Arm     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about a real-life robotic arm that may help stroke victims regain control of their movement. Arizona State University bioengineer Jiping He and his colleagues are developing a robotic arm that can be worn at home and help stroke victims regain lost mobility. 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



ALEX Podcasts


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Body System Series:  III - The Muscular System
Overview:
Explore the muscular system of the human body with an overview about the three types of muscle:  smooth, skeletal, and cardiac.  Appropriate for grades 6-12.  


Thinkfinity Podcasts


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Subject: Science
Title: Young Blood     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about how young blood can help old muscles heal faster. An experiment found that blood from younger mice stimulated stem cells in the muscles and livers of older mice. 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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Subject: Arts
Title: Robotic Arm     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about a real-life robotic arm that may help stroke victims regain control of their movement. Arizona State University bioengineer Jiping He and his colleagues are developing a robotic arm that can be worn at home and help stroke victims regain lost mobility. 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



Web Resources


Podcasts


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Muscular System
http://kidshealth.or...
The functions of the muscular system come to life in this animated video. The video is followed by an interactive article, quiz, activity, and word find.

Assessments


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Muscular System
http://kidshealth.or...
The functions of the muscular system come to life in this animated video. The video is followed by an interactive article, quiz, activity, and word find.

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Muscular System Study Jam
http://studyjams.sch...
A slideshow on the muscular system and the types of muscles. A quiz is provided as a assessment.

Informational Materials


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ThinkQuest: Human Body
http://library.think...
A web site of basic human anatomy with interactives. Although this is geared toward elementary grades, it works well for introducing topics or remediation.

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A Guided Tour of the Visible Human
http://www.madsci.or...
This virtual anatomy site includes cross-sections, some interactives, and 3-D models.

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Anatomy & Physiology
http://www.training....
A unit for each body system is provided and includes notes, diagrams, interactives, and quizzes.

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Muscular System
http://kidshealth.or...
The functions of the muscular system come to life in this animated video. The video is followed by an interactive article, quiz, activity, and word find.

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Muscular System Study Jam
http://studyjams.sch...
A slideshow on the muscular system and the types of muscles. A quiz is provided as a assessment.

Interactives/Games


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ThinkQuest: Human Body
http://library.think...
A web site of basic human anatomy with interactives. Although this is geared toward elementary grades, it works well for introducing topics or remediation.

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A Guided Tour of the Visible Human
http://www.madsci.or...
This virtual anatomy site includes cross-sections, some interactives, and 3-D models.

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KidsHealth - My Body
http://kidshealth.or...
This is an interactive site for human anatomy. This site provides information on various body systems in an easy to understand format that can be used with all students. A Spanish version is also available.

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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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Muscular System
http://kidshealth.or...
The functions of the muscular system come to life in this animated video. The video is followed by an interactive article, quiz, activity, and word find.

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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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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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Muscular System
http://kidshealth.or...
The functions of the muscular system come to life in this animated video. The video is followed by an interactive article, quiz, activity, and word find.

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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.

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