A webspace built for the latest health information that will educate and entertain kids and adults alike. Discover our other popular features such as Health Calculators, Kids Health(c), and the Breast Cancer Guide in addition to the Virtual Body. Bariatric Surgery Guide Did you know an estimated 5-10 million Americans are considered morbidly obese? As a result, more are turning to weight loss surgery as treatment. Our guide contains current knowledge of obesity health risks, risks of surgery procedures, and ineffectiveness of non-surgical approaches
Neuroscience For KidsThe smell of a flower - The memory of a walk in the park - The pain of stepping on a nail. These experiences are made possible by the 3 pounds of tissue in our heads...the BRAIN!! Neuroscience for Kids has been created for all students and teachers who would like to learn about the nervous system.Physical Eduction IndexPage Content Accreditation period - Units 1-4: 2011-2016 The accreditation period for VCE Physical Education has been extended to 31 December 2016. Curriculum Study Design (pdf - 988.63kb) (updated February 2015)Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Physical Education Units 1-4: 2011-2016. Study Design change VCAA Notice 7, February 2015 Change related to Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour GuidelinesStudy Design ErrataAs published in the VCAA Bulletin, August 2010, p.9.Clarification of the use of terminology relating to energy systems (pdf - 1.41mb) As published in the VCAA Bulletin VCE, VCAL and VET, April 2013, p.10.Resources (doc - 291.5kb) (March 2014)Study Summary (doc - 62.5kb) (March 2014)A summary of the VCE Physical Education Study Design for 2011-2016.
Visible Human ProjectOverview The Visible Human Project® is an outgrowth of the NLM's 1986 Long-Range Plan. It is the creation of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and female human bodies. Acquisition of transverse CT, MR and cryosection images of representative male and female cadavers has been completed.Abandoned Six Flags New OrleansHurricane Katrina killed this clown. According to the photographer, “An abandoned Six Flags amusement park, someone spray painted ‘Six Flags 2012 coming soon’ on the wall above the downed head. But they were clownin.’
Skeletal SystemThe Skeleton is the name given to the collection of bones that holds the rest of our body up. Our skeleton is very important to us. It does three major jobs. It protects our vital organs such as the brain, the heart and the lungs. It gives us the shape that we have.Health and Human Development IndexPage Content Accreditation period - Units 1-4: 2014-2017 The accreditation period for Health and Human Development ends on 31 December 2017. Curriculum Study Design (pdf - 1.07mb) (updated December 2013)Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Health and Human Development Units 1-4: 2014-2017. Back to Top
Talking Glossary of Genetic TermsGlossary Home | Text Version Designed to help learners at any level better understand genetic terms Guided by national science standards Explained by scientists at the NIH The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) created the Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms to help everyone understand the terms and concepts used in genetic research.
BioDigital Human: 3D Human Body Anatomy And Conditions GuideIt rarely happens that you come across a web application where you can view a complete 3D model of the human body, separately view each and every organ and bone of the human anatomy, as well as the conditions and diseases relevant to each organ, without the fuss of creating an account, and all that free of cost! You get all these features in BioDigital Human. You have the option of viewing 3D model of human anatomy, zoom in and out, rotate the 3D model, take a snap shot, view the 11 principal body functional systems individually, as well as combined.
12 Software Dreaming LifeWhat is a Lucid Dream? “A lucid dream is a dream in which the person is aware that he or she is dreaming while the dream is in progress. During lucid dreams, it is often possible to exert conscious control over the dream characters and environment, as well as to perform otherwise physically impossible feats.” (wikipedia)