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KIDS.gov

Kids.gov is the official kids' portal for the U.S. government geared to the learning level and interest of students in grades K-8.

Review Date: February 05, 2013

Federal Citizen Information Center

Activities for Kids on Safety Topics

Here are some games and activities that will encourage kids to learn about a variety of child safety topics.

Review Date: February 04, 2013

Home Safety Council - Safe Kids Worldwide

Air Quality Index for Kids

Kids can learn about the Air Quality Index (AQI) and what the air quality means to your health. Learn what to do to when pollution levels are high.

Review Date: March 21, 2011

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

BAM! Body and Mind

BAM! Body and Mind was created to help kids 9-13 years old make healthy lifestyle choices. Games, quizzes, and other interactive features help kids learn about peer pressure, stress, physical fitness, nutrition, safety, and more.

Review Date: February 04, 2013

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Best Bones Forever!

The Best Bones Forever!™ Campaign offers girls fun activities, quizzes, and recipes to encourage girls to get active and eat more foods with calcium and vitamin D.

Review Date: February 04, 2013

Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Building Blocks: Children

This page includes children's games, songs, and activities that teach them problem-solving and communication skills.

Review Date: October 31, 2012

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - SAMHSA
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Children and Crime Prevention

Find games, puzzles, and other activities that you can play on your computer, or print out and share with your friends, on the topics of bullying, online safety and home safety.

Review Date: February 04, 2013

National Crime Prevention Council

Circle of Respect

The purpose of this site is to educate kids and teens to promote respect as a way to manage conflict and prevent criminal behavior.

Review Date: February 26, 2013

National Crime Prevention Council

Climate Change Kids Site

This site teaches kids about climate change and how rising temperatures on Earth, or global warming, may affect people's health. Quizzes and games help kids learn what they can do to improve the environment.

Review Date: November 01, 2012

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Cool Science for Curious Kids

Here are some science projects for students in kindergarten through second or third grade. These activities are designed to make science fun, practical, and realistic.

Review Date: May 17, 2011

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Diabetes: For Parents & Kids

Read about other kids and teens with diabetes. Here are some stories of their stories about living with diabetes. Do you want connect with someone who understands how you feel? Join the Planet D Message Board and meet other kids with diabetes.

Review Date: July 14, 2014

American Diabetes Association

Energy: For Students and Kids

Check out this site if you are interested in science and the environment. This site provides a friendly portal for students and kids through which energy and science education resources can be accessed and enjoyed.

Review Date: December 04, 2012

U.S. Department of Energy

Environmental Health Science Education: Online Activities

Links to interactive websites that explain how the environment can affect human health.

Review Date: May 22, 2012

NIH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - NIEHS

EPA: Quizzes and Games for Kids

Find quizzes and games on environmental topics such as household chemicals, UV radiation, recycling, water conservation, and more.

Review Date: November 01, 2012

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

FBI Kids Page

Learn about the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), their Special Agents and working dogs. Find fun games and important safety tips about the Internet, talking to strangers, and guns.

Review Date: October 30, 2012

U.S. Department of Justice

FDA Information for Kids and Teens

Songs, quizzes, interactive games, crossword puzzles, and more to help kids learn about health and safety.

Review Date: July 14, 2014

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FEMA for Kids - Federal Emergency Management Agency

Click on these easy steps, talk to your family, and make an emergency plan and put it in a safe place. When you're all through, you'll be ready to graduate from Readiness U.

Review Date: February 04, 2013

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FireSafety.gov for Kids

This site offers coloring pages, puzzles and games to teach kids about fire escape planning, smoke alarms and general home fire safety.

Review Date: November 13, 2012

United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency

Food Safety Education

This site offers games and activities for kids to learn about food safety.

Review Date: July 11, 2014

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Girlshealth.gov: Be Happy. Be Healthy. Be You. Beautiful.

This site was created to help girls from 10 to 16 years of age learn about health, exercise, mental health, growing up, relationships, and more.

Review Date: February 04, 2013

Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

GoGirlGo! (Video)

GoGirlGo!, an award winning curriculum and sports education program, works to improve the health of sedentary girls and to keep them involved in physical activity by supporting programs and organizations that work with girls.

Review Date: April 11, 2012

Women's Sports Foundation

Interactive Games from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Solve science puzzles and test your science IQ on the topics of cells, genetics, proteins, evolution and more.

Review Date: October 04, 2012

NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences - NIGMS

Just For Kids: Allergies and Asthma

This Web site has games, puzzles, videos and more to help you learn about managing your allergies and asthma.

Review Date: February 04, 2013

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Kids' Activities: Fruit & Veggie Color Champions

Play games, try new recipes, print out stickers and visit the online art gallery while learning about fruits and vegetables.

Review Date: December 23, 2012

Produce for Better Health Foundation

Kids Against Bullying

This site is designed for elementary school students to learn about bullying prevention, engage in activities, and be inspired to take action.

Review Date: March 27, 2013

PACER Center, Inc.

Kids and Teens Page: United Mitrochondrial Disease Foundation

This page contains a crossword puzzle, fact sheet for kids about mitochondrial disease, and information about the Youth Ambassador Program, a program that promotes awareness of mitochondrial disease in an affected child's school and community.

Review Date: February 12, 2013

The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation

Kids Get Arthritis Too

This site contains special pages for kids, tweens and teens to learn about juvenile arthritis, and to share their stories with other kids who are coping with the same conditions. Coloring pages are provided for kids aged 6 to 9 to help them learn more about juvenile arthritis.

Review Date: October 14, 2012

Arthritis Foundation

Kids' Pages - National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Kids can learn about the environment through games, puzzles, coloring book, and much more.

Review Date: March 27, 2013

NIH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - NIEHS

Kids' Quest on Disability and Health

Answers kids' questions about what it is like to be disabled and the needs and opportunities for disabled children and adults.

Review Date: February 01, 2013

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC

Kids' Stuff: Drinking Water & Ground Water

This page provides lesson plans for teachers and educational games and activities for students K -12 about ground water and how to keep your drinking water safe.

Review Date: March 27, 2013

Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Kids: Learn About Chemicals Around Your House

Play this game and learn more about pesticides and other chemicals around the home.

Review Date: March 27, 2013

Office of Pesticide Programs, OCSPP, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

KidsHealth for Kids

KidsHealth has doctor-approved articles, animations, games, and resources to help kids learn more about their bodies and stay healthy.

Review Date: October 14, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

Lurking in the Locker Room

Do you know where nasty things like bacteria and fungi may be hiding? Come in to the boys' and girls' locker rooms to see what's lurking under foot and behind closed doors.

Review Date: February 12, 2013

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

McGruff: The Crime Dog

This site offers games, videos and other tools to help kids deal with bullying and peer pressure, and promotes online safety and positive friendships with peers.

Review Date: February 26, 2013

National Crime Prevention Council

Milk Matters for Kids

The games and activities on this page will help kids learn more about calcium, and why it’s important for strong bones and healthy teeth.

Review Date: October 29, 2012

NIH National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - NICHD

Mouth Healthy Kids

This page provides links to videos and puzzles on the topics of visiting the dentist, primary vs. permanent teeth, brushing, flossing, and more.

Review Date: May 28, 2014

American Dental Association

NACoA - Just for Kids

This site helps kids learn how alcohol and other drugs hurt everyone in a family. Get tips on how to feel safer and less stressed out, deal with hassles at home, and find hope, even if your parents don't change.

Review Date: February 01, 2013

National Association for Children of Alcoholics

National Library Service Kids Zone

Find audio, braille, and print/braille books for children for preschool through grade 8. Find award-winning books, popular series, children's classics and more.

Review Date: September 15, 2011

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped - NLS
Library of Congress

NIAMS Kids Pages

Your childhood and teen years are a prime time to learn habits that will help you keep your bones, joints, muscles, and skin healthy for years to come. Have fun exploring these pages, and come back often for updates and new features.

Review Date: November 16, 2012

NIH National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - NIAMS

Planet Protectors Club for Kids

Kids are encouraged to join the "planet protectors club" and help protect their environment. Find educational games, activities, art and stories to educate children about proper solid waste management.

Review Date: December 05, 2012

Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery

Rabies and Kids

This site helps kids learn about rabies, a dangerous virus that can infect and kill animals and humans. Get the facts, learn the warning signs, and protect yourself and your pets from animals with rabies.

Review Date: December 31, 2012

National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

Ready Kids - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Ready Kids offers instructions on what kids and their families can do to be better prepared for emergenices.

Review Date: February 04, 2013

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Recycle City

Learn how to reduce waste, make the environment better, and have fun at the same time.

Review Date: January 12, 2012

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Safe Boating Kidsite

This Web site is designed to educate young boaters about safe boating practices. The site provides activities, cartoons and fun games.

Review Date: March 26, 2013

National Safe Boating Council

Save Our Species Coloring Book

When people use pesticides to kill insects and other pests, they can also endanger the lives of plants and animals. Use this coloring book to learn about 21 endangered and threatened plants and animals.

Review Date: December 04, 2012

Office of Pesticide Programs, OCSPP, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Sparky the Fire Dog

Sparky the Fire Dog® is the official "spokesdog" of the NFPA. This interactive web site helps children and their families learn about fire prevention, home safety and fire safety services available in their communities.

Review Date: February 06, 2013

National Fire Protection Association

SunWise Kids: UV Index

Ozone depletion, weather, and the seasons cause different amounts of UV radiation to reach the Earth. The UV Index predicts the next day's UV levels on a 1-11+ scale that helps in guiding you to be safe in the sun.

Review Date: February 12, 2013

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Water Smarts

Water activities are a great way to stay cool and have a good time with your friends or family. Take along these ten tips — and your common sense — to get wet, make waves, and have a blast!

Review Date: February 12, 2013

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Welcome to Headlice.org

Find news, games, facts and photos to teach kids about the prevention and treatment of headlice.

Review Date: October 17, 2011

National Pediculosis Association, Inc.