Your Body

American Skin Association

A unique collaboration of patients, families, advocates, physicians and scientists, American Skin Association has evolved over the past two decades as a leading force in efforts to defeat melanoma, skin cancer and disease.

Best Bones Forever

From GirlsHealth.gov, this bone health campaign for girls and their BFFs to "grow strong together and stay strong forever" features tips, quizzes, recipes, even jokes! Q: Why did the skeleton laugh? A: Because it had a funny bone!!

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

As a girl, you might have a lot of questions about your body, feelings, and life, but your friends might not have the information you need and you might be embarrassed to ask adults close to you.

Healthy Bones Matter

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Did you know that your bones release calcium and other minerals into your body when you need them for other uses? Wow! Learn more about your bones when you check out this fact sheet for kids.

Healthy Skin Matters

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Sure, there are lots of facts you already know about your skin, but there are probably more that you don’t know! For example, did you know that you skin makes Vitamin D? Look at this fact sheet for kids about skin, skin problems, and how you can keep your skin healthy.

Heart Contraction and Blood Flow

Want to know exactly how your heart works? Watch this video to find out!

How the Body Works

Select a body part or body system and learn all about how it works by watching movies, reading articles, and completing fun activities on this section of the KidsHealth website.

InnerG Game from Kidnetic

Learn about how everything inside your body works and how to keep all those parts healthy by playing this fun, interactive game.  You can also find articles about each body part and ideas for healthy foods.

It's a Noisy Planet

Why protect your hearing? Because too much noise can cause permanent hearing loss over time. How loud is too loud? Use the interactive tools on this site to learn why, when, and how to protect your hearing.

Mouth Healthy Kids

Learn all about keeping your teeth and mouth clean and healthy! This site has fun videos featuring Dudley the Dragon and your pals from Sesame Street. There are also games and quizzes, coloring pages, and lots of information! You can even learn about how to become a dentist when you grow up!

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