B2 Keeping healthy - weblinks

The NHS website Behind the headlines is a rich resource of up-to-date health stories. Here you will find comment on news reports from across the media – including an overview of the research which sometimes results in headlines that prove not to be supported by the facts. A great way to provide uptodate contexts for IaS 2 Cause-effect explanations.

Activity B2.1.2
http://www.upd8.org.uk/activity/316/PiggiFlu-is-coming.html

The Science UPD8, PigguFlu-is-comingis a whole-school-based activity which runs over a week, simulating the spread of a viral epidemic.Visit the website to download resource materials. You will need to register with UPD8, but you will find many other useful resources there.

Lesson B2.3
http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/bcg-tb-vaccine-questions-answers.aspx

This NHS page gives an overview of the BCG vaccine.

http://www.vaccinews.net/?p=351

This website provides answers to the most common objections people make to a vaccination programme.

Activity B2.4.1

http://www.vaccinews.net/?p=351

This website provides answers to the most common objections people make to a vaccination programme.

http://www.sycd.co.uk/can_we_should_we/everywhere/citizenship.htm

This link takes you to the source of the  activity AB2.4.1.

Lesson B2.8.1
http://www.nhs.uk/Tools/Pages/NHSAtlasofrisk.aspx

The website enable students to look at how health risks change for male and female, for different ages and different parts of the UK. There is also plenty of data about risk too.

Lesson B2.11
http://www.satisrevisited.co.uk/m1.asp

This updated SATIS unit looks briefly at the role of the kidney and then focuses on methods of treating kidney failure and the issues surrounding the lack of organs for transplant. It includes a Kidney quiz and other possible extension material.