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Databases

Access our databases through SpartanNet > Upper/Middle School Media Center > Electronic Resources

Highly recommended (most recommended first)

BrainPop

Science

Science Daily

Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature

Discovery Education

General Web Sites

When you are looking at a site you get from a Google search -- 

  • Generally a .gov, .edu, or a .org is more reliable than a .com
  • Check the date -- Is it current?
  • Is it a reliable insitution?
  • Are there ads on the site?
  • Are there misspellings? 
  • Does the design look professional?
  • Who is promoting/supporting/funding the site?
  • If there is an author listed, does it look like the writer has expertise in the field?

Some good sites:

Disease Detectives

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- 

CDC disease cards

CDC diseases

Bam! Body and Mind

Other resources:

New York Times Health Guide

TeensHealth

PBS -- 

Ebola resources

World Health Organization -- Infectious Diseases (for the general public, but great for statistics and information)

      

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