What Responsibilities Accompany Our Rights? With questions sure to encourage debates or essays, this site presents excellent discussion topics ready to incorporate into your lessons on the rights and responsibilities of citizens. The Center for Civic Education • Lesson Plans •
The job of Cell Division Supervisor is yours as you play this game that shows how cells are replaced in your body.
An American History of Disaster and Response In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, NPR discusses past natural disasters in U.S. history, the challenges and the rebuilding. From the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 to Hurricane Andrew in 1992, read about the events that changed peoples' lives. NPR •
Students learn six ideas to consider when there are conflicting responsibilities.
BAM! Body and Mind: Immune Platoon This site gives a comic book style description of the immune system and the "super powers" it uses to fight infections and other diseases. The site ends with the "case files" of several diseases in their disease database. Center for Disease and Control
Three problem solving detective games involve players in investigations of the effect of alcohol on the body's digestive, circulatory, and nervous systems. The games are accompanied by "Cool Links" which access sites on alcohol use and the body's responses to
When disasters occur, from tornado warnings to domestic or international terrorism, PDAs, cell phones and email are of little help to those without them or those ignoring them. To protect school campuses and the wider community, wireless PA systems compatible with existing two-way radio systems are filling the emergency response gap at some of the nation's school campuses and municipalities.
The University of Arizona's Biology Project provides background information on toxic materials and the body's responses as well as interactive tutorials with assessment questions. Included is an activity in which students can actually acquire and analyze real data on the