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Government Educational Resources
TED Talks on Health and Medicine
A playlist of 90 Ted Talks regarding health and medicine from premier specialists.
Outbreak at Water's Edge - Public Health Discovery Game
An interactive game. There's a variety of people involved in halting an outbreak and only the intern can save them! The players receive case files, maps, visit locations, take samples and draw conclusions. Players not only try to solve the case, but learn about public health careers. A teachers guide is also available.
Virtual Course Materials
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) BioInteractive Lectures
BioInteractive offers lectures on two important health topics, obesity and cancer, that range from 30-60 minutes. They also have a collection of holiday lectures and talks that cover a range of topics, for example, "AIDS: Evolution of an Epidemic", "Potent Biology: Stem Cells, Cloning, and Regeneration", and "The Immune System: Friend or Foe."
JHSPH Open Courseware
Johns Hopkins University offers open access to the course content in its Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Here you will find lecture videos and educational videos that are 1 min-30 min in length. Topics in healthcare and medicine that are covered include: healthy lifestyle, heart disease and stroke, blood pressure, hypertension, diabetes, colon disease, ans so much more.
MIT Open Courseware
MIT's Health Sciences and Technology department offers an extensive collection of online courses. Course format generally includes, lecture videos, interactive concept quizzes (solution key), problem sets, terms and definitions, suggested topics and links, and exams (with solution key).
Ebooks in the Library
The library has an extensive collection of ebooks on a variety of topics. To find what is available, enter your subject in the library catalog and select as a phrase in the drop down menu. If a book is in ebook format, it will say view ebook in the record.
Almost all of the library's ebooks are multiuser. This means that your whole class could access the book simultaneously and for free!