For the Kids
We are excited to share some awesome and fun places to learn about research and the benefits that we all gain from the many discoveries from the research that has been completed.
Here are some good sites to visit:
KidsHealth: If you're looking for information you can trust about kids and teens that's free of "doctor speak," you've come to the right place. KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.
Smithsonian Institute: Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park and nine research facilities.
InnerBody: At the inner exploration of Human Anatomy. Each topic has animations, 100's of anatomy graphics, and thousands of descriptive links. Study the anatomy of the human body online using anatomy charts, models and diagrams. It's fun, interactive and an ideal reference site for students or those who just want to know more about the medical descriptions and anatomical terms used by doctors and nurses.
Whyville: Inside Whyville, citizens learn about art history, science, journalism, civics, economics, and so much more. Whyville works with sponsors like the AALAS Foundation to bring dynamic educational content to kids in an incredibly engaging manner.
Kids 4 research: Providing information to students, teachers and parents on responsible laboratory animal care and use in biomedical research, testing, and education.
Science Fair Central: Choose from many individual science fair project ideas. You can also browse projects by grade and/or specific subject area. You will find sampling of some of the most popular science fair project articles with numerous topics and ideas on this site.