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The American Egg Board:

American Poultry Association:

American Red Cross:

Beef USA:
"National Cattlemen's Beef Association"

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids:

Cooking Measure Equivalents:
Having trouble converting a recipe? Visit this site to find cooking measurement equivalents.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
"CDC 24/7: Saving Lives, Protecting People"

Dairy Good:


Discovery Fit & Health:

Encyclopedia of Children's Health:
"The Encyclopedia of Children's Health is composed of in-depth articles that cover various medical conditions, disorders, and pediatric diseases, and contains a section about behavioral, physical, and cognitive development." the encyclopedias also contain users' contribution sections which are moderated daily.

A website run by Conde Nast, on which you can search recipes from such magazines as Bon Appetit and Gourmet.

FBI Kids Page:
"The Kids' Page is designed for children and their parents to learn more about the FBI through age-appropriate games, tips, stories and ineractives. We also introduce you to our working dogs and show how FBI special agents and analysts investigate cases."

Food Reference Website: is an information website - all about food.  Long articles about food, short facts and trivia, cooking tips, recipes etc.  You will also find the most complete listing of Food Festivals from around the world, a Today in Food History calendar, Cookbook Reviews, thousands of quotes about food, and other fun stuff like food crosswords, poetry and humor and much, much more. 

Food Timeline:

Harvard School of Public Health:

How Stuff Works:

Ice Cream in a Baggie
1 gallon baggie
sandwich size baggie
rock salt
1 cup whole milk or half and half
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tsp vanilla (optional)
Put the milk and a little sugar in the sandiwich baggie. MAKE SURE IT IS SEALED AND THERE IS NO AIR IN THE BAGGIE. Place this inside the gallon baggie with a half cup of ice and a tablespoon of rock salt. Seal this
bag - with very little air in the bag. Squish the inner bag (if it isn't sealed or if there is air in the inner bag, you now have a mess) until the ice cream is made - about 10-15 minutes. Do not add too much vanilla - remember real vanilla has alcohol in it and will interfere with the freezing.

KidsHealth from Nemours:

Kids' Quest on Disability and Health:

Medicine and Madison Avenue:
"Over 600 advertising items and publications dating from 1860 to 1920, illustrating the rise of consumer culture and the birth of a professionalized advertising industry in the United States."

National Pork Producers Council:

"Consumer Health Information" - University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University, Case Western Reserve University

New York State Department of Health:
This website encourages students, parents and educators reports of harm, or risk of harming, of products purchased. This website was mandated by Congress under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act and provides an easy-to-use searchable database for safety information on products people own or may be considering buying.

Smores on a Stick
You need large marshmallows, chocolate chips, ground graham cracker crumbs, white sucker sticks (White sticks for lollipops cake decorating/craft section work well), and a microwave. Put graham crackers in ziploc bag and crush. Place 2 large marshmallows on the stick.Melt chocolate chips in microwave. Holding the stick, roll the marshmallows in the chocolate then roll in ground graham cracker crumbs. Let cool.


U.S. Department of Agricultural Library:
"The Food and Nutrition Information Center - a leader in food and human nutrition information dissemination since 1971 - provides credible, accurate, and practical resourceds for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers."

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services:

U.S. Food and Drug Administration:
"Protecting and Promoting Your Health"

Walk in My Shoes:
"A 4-H Awareness Project"

Will Rogers Institute:
The Will Rogers Institute offers a variety of health-related educational booklets on such topics as asthma, high blood pressure, cholesterol, smoking, fitness, nutrition and stress to name a few.  The first 25 booklets are free.  


Baseball Almanac:

Baseball Poetry and Songs:
This is just one part of the Baseball Almanac's extraordinarily rich resources. There's lots more baseball poetry besides "Casey at the Bat", including some by Richard Armour, Marianne Moore, William Carlos Williams, Ogden Nash ("D is for Dean, The grammatical Diz, When they asked, Who's the tops? Said correctly, I is"), and many more.

Cool Running:

Olymipics: Science of the Sporting Life:


Kansas City Chiefs:
Major League Baseball

Paralympic Movement:

PE Central:
"The Premier Web site for Health and Physical Education"

Runners World:

Sports and Nutrition: The Winning Connection:

Sports Illustrated for Kids:

Sports Media:
"your partner in choosing the right P.E. & Sports videos!"

Sporting Life:
All the key sporting facts and figures in one place.



This site began in March 1998 and was created by Janet Luch. This page was last updated on June 22, 2014 .
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