Health Sciences Resources

Health Sciences Resources
  • TeensHealth

    • http://kidshealth.org/teen/index.jsp?tracking=T_Home

    • A safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life. This site, run by the nonprofit Nemours Center for Children's Health Media, provides accurate, up-to-date health information that's free of "doctor speak". All content is regularly reviewed by medical experts to ensure the information is as current and accurate as possible.

 

  • Rural Medicine

    • http://www.rpap.ab.ca/ify/career.html

    • Find out what rural doctors do, how to become a doctor, the cost of medical education, and tips on how to prepare for the career. There’s a short video to watch, too, all from the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan.

 

  • Synapse

    • http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/32390.html

    • Do you want to aid in finding a cure for cancer, help paralyzed people walk again, or eradicate HIV/AIDS from the world? A career in health research may be for you! Explore this site from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) to learn more about health research, and programs that can help you prepare for this exciting and rewarding career.

 

 

 

 

  • Inside Story: Physics in Medicine

    • http://www.insidestory.iop.org/

    • An interactive game that lets you become a health scientist, and treat diseases using the latest medical technology. Investigate brain activity using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), inspect a large intestine by conducting a colonoscopy, perform a series of PET scans to diagnose disease, or use radiotherapy to treat a cancerous tumour.

 

 

  • The Fin, Fur, and Feather Bureau of Investigation

    • http://www.fffbi.com/

    • A super fun forensics site, the FFFBI has secret animal agents, training games, missions, stories, and more. It would be a crime to miss this forensics site!

 

 

  • CSI: The Experience – Web Adventures

    • http://forensics.rice.edu/

    • This game puts you in the shoes of a rookie crime scene investigator. You will need the help of fellow CSI agents as your sleuthing skills are put to the test. Can you solve all five cases?

 

  • The Forensic Science Portal

    • http://forensics.ca/phpcode/web/

    • Check out the latest news in forensics, search for universities that offer forensic programs, look at postings of real forensics jobs, and explore the links to learn much more about this fascinating field of science. Be sure to watch the video of the exploding bus!

 

 

  • How Crime Scene Investigation Works

    • http://science.howstuffworks.com/csi.htm

    • An article from ‘How Stuff Works’ explaining how crime scene investigations really work, and the differences between what you see on TV, and the real deal.