Learning Skill for Science (LSS) - weblinks
Learning Skills for Science (LSS)
Sources of some of the source material used in the lesson.
BUPA Health in the news report from 2009 about the benefits of a vitamin D supplement.
NHS leaflet giving guidance to health professionals about the risks of vitamin D deficiency.
Cancer Research UK Sun protection website http://www.sunsmart.org.uk/
Australian news report suggesting that avoiding sunlight completely is leading to some Australians having a vitamin D deficiency. www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/s805444.htm
BBC News report on a link between vitamin D and cancer protection. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/sci_tech/2002/boston_2002/1823457.stm
Website of an American doctor who believes vitamin D deficiency is a common problem. http://vitamindhealth.org/2008/11/welcome/#more-3
This web page describes how epidemiologists use five criteria to establish the strength of an association between a factor and an outcome.
The World Bank provides a valuable source of data about energy use across the world.