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The Human Body
Reproduction and Development
Reproduction Problem Set, The Biology Project, Human Biology
This site provides problems designed to help students understand the human reproductive system. Use the information on this site to make your own computer presentation of how the human
reproductive system works.
Follow the link to this site to learn more about embryological development. Click on the tutorials to learn about development in a variety of species and body structures. Develop a quiz
with this information and test a classmate's knowledge.
This site provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about nurse midwives. Scroll down the page to find out how a midwife is different from a doctor.
American College of Nurse-Midwife
This Web site was developed by a professional organization for midwives. Check the employment opportunities section and find out where there are job openings near your area.
This site provides information and photographs that illustrate the first four weeks of human development. Write an entry in your science journal explaining what happens in each of these
Click on the link to this site for information about cryogenics. What happens to the cells of most organisms exposed to freezing temperatures? How are some frogs and turtles able to
survive being frozen?
Unit 10: The Human Body
The Virtual Hospital
Search for information on health care at this site. Make a blueprint of the virtual hospital, explaining what each area of the site is used for.
Visible Human Project Follow the link to this site to learn about how to create a complete three-dimensional view of the male and female body using CT and MRI images. Click on
the link to view selected images and animations from the project. Write an entry in your science journal explaining how such a model can be useful.
The Inner Body
Click on the images of the different body systems to see where in the human body the components of the system are located. Click on the overview link at the bottom of each page to get a brief description of each system. With a group of classmates, put together a visual presentation about eh human body, using the information from this site.
Activity in Your Daily Life
The American Heart Association has put together this Web site to inform students about physical activity and the benefits of exercise. Develop a healthy fitness program for the class.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
This is the government's site for the department of health and human services. Read some current news articles about health, then prepare a speech based on the articles that could be
presented by the President.