Live...from the Heart
The interactive videoconference between your class or classroom and the operating room.
All about the Heart
Kid-friendly information on the anatomy, function, and proper care of the heart.
American Heart Association
Official site for this national cardiovascular research organization. Offers information on heart disease types, symptoms, prevention, and treatment, plus in-depth content about stroke. Features research briefs and statistics, a heart and stroke encyclopedia and individual sections on healthy lifestyle habits.
Blood: The River of Life
Student-created website on the circulatory system. Provides coverage of blood, immunity, the cardiovascular system, the lymphatic system and the history of related research. Features animations, interactive quizzes and polls, and registration-based activities for classrooms.
Discovery Health: Heart Health
Heart-related information and activities. Contains fact sheets on heart disease, exercise and weight control, treatment developments, surgical procedures and considerations for women. Features animations, short video clips, quizzes, a "heart beat calculator" and heart risk assessments.>
Information on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Features a series of patient guides, a library of animated and illustrative lessons, transcripts from relevant Webcasts, nutrition and fitness guides, a special section on women's health and a dictionary.
Operation Heart Transplant
Fun interactive that asks users to "perform" a heart transplant.
Science Museum of Minnesota: The Heart
Kid-friendly site about the anatomy and function of the heart. Includes interactives and animations.
The Heart: An Online Exploration
Companion site to the Franklin Institute Science Museum's exhibit. Offers information on the structure and function of the heart, tips on how to live a heart-healthy life and a brief history of heart disease. Contains links to related resources, a glossary and popular culture references to the heart.
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