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Student Member Resources

Activities

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive – Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s BioInteractive has teacher guides, activities, videos and podcasts on several topics

http://webadventures.rice.edu/ – Games in Forensics, CSI; teacher and student sections

http://www.cyberbee.com/whodunnit/crime.html – Crime scene investigation

http://futuredocs.info/student/modules/userpage/index.php?page_id=17 – Forensics games

 

Apps

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gflash+-flashcards-tests/id286531709?mt=8 – a free mobile flashcard app for iPhone and iPad

 

Careers

http://explorehealthcareers.org/en/home – A great resource on various careers with association links, scholarship search, etc.

http://www.floridatrend.com/career-connections – Under “RESOURCES,” find a list of all educational institutions in Florida

http://jobs.cvscaremark.com/articles/pharmacy-technicians-jobs – Pharmacy Technician jobs and education opportunities; CVS also employs nurses at its MinuteClinics

http://bioworksu.com/ – Students can explore various health professions, meet professionals

http://www.travelnursing.org – a free travel nursing career resource 

http://www.okhealthcareers.com/ – Oklahoma Health Care Workforce Center, resources for students, educators, how to prepare for a career

http://all50medical.com/ – a website dedicated to matching high quality health care professionals with opportunities that will meet personal and professional goals

http://chemvideos.mit.edu/ – Behind the Scenes at MIT, videos about Chemistry as a career and seeing the life of real chemists

http://www.besomethingamazing.com – Building the Health Care Workforce in South Carolina; explore health careers

http://www.healthcallings.com/ – look for jobs, career advice

https://www.medicalassistantdegrees.net/ – information about the medical assistant programs offered by schools in every state

 

College Research

http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/ – Complete Directory of Top Accredited Online Schools, Online Colleges and Online Universities of 2014

 

Health Science Resources

http://publications.nigms.nih.gov/order/pubs_gateway.html – National Institute of General Medical Sciences site offers a ton of resources for students and teachers

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/ – Learn.Genetics – Genetic Science Learning Center

http://smithsonianeducation.org/students/index.html – Student Resources

http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/outreach/kids_outreach.html – National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Specialized Information Services’ Outreach resources

 

Financial Aid/Scholarships

http://www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/index.html – Loans and Scholarships for health professions students

http://www.travelnursing.org/nursing-scholarship.php – Applicants and potential scholarship winners will be critiqued by the editorial staff at TravelNursing.org and selected annually on February 10th. Applications for this year’s award are due by January 10th, 2014

http://www.healthjobsstarthere.com/resources/financial/scholarships – Health Jobs Start Here for California site with information on careers, listing of many scholarships, etc.

http://www.hcfinfo.org/services.html – Health Careers Foundation scholarship

http://www.act.org/goldwater/ – The Barry Goldwater Scholarships for college students in science, mathematics or engineering

https://www.gallagherkoster.com/scholarship/ – Gallagher Koster Scholarship for undergraduate students pursuing a health career

http://www.iokds.org/index.php/scholarship – International Order of the King’s Daughters and Sons, scholarship for students in a variety of health careers

http://www.tylenol.com/news/subptyschol – Tylenol Scholarship for students pursuing health careers

http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/college-scholarship-program/ – The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship for high school seniors who will go to college

http://www.pdsoros.org/competition/ – The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, available to college seniors and those pursuing graduate degrees

http://www.dellscholars.org/scholarship/overview/ – The Dell Scholars Program for high school seniors

http://www.aclsmedicaltraining.com/scholarship/ – ACLS Medical Training Scholarship Program

http://www.proofreadingservices.com/pages/scholarship – a program created to reward America’s most talented student writers at the high school and university levels

www.onemedical.com/lp/scholarship – One Medical Group Scholarship, supporting the next generation of primary care physicians

http://www.onlinemedicalassistantprograms.net/health-care-scholarship/ – OMAP’s (OnlineMedicalAssistantPrograms.net) 100 word essay scholarship for all current and prospective students pursuing a career in the health care field

 

Minorities Support

http://umsi.uncf.org/sif#ScienceResearchScholarshipAwards – United Negro College Fund

http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.net/scholarship/about-scholarships-program – Thurgood Marshall College Fund scholarships

http://www.hsf.net/ – Hispanic Scholarship Fund

http://www.collegefund.org/ – American Indian College Fund

http://www.onlineschools.org/financial-aid/minority/ – a comprehensive scholarship list includes financial aid opportunities exclusively reserved for African-Americans, Hispanics, women, and other specific minority groups, as well as more generalized awards that are made available to applicants belonging to any underrepresented demographic

http://www.ronbrown.org/Apply.aspx – Ron Brown Scholarship for African American high school seniors

http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/general-applicants.php – The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship for minority high school students

https://www.unitedhealthfoundation.org/Grants/GrantsScholars.aspx – United Health Foundation Diverse Scholars Program, lists scholarships for minority students

 

Online Courses

https://www.vcn.org/healthcare/online-courses/take-online – VCN Online Courses; offers high school and college level non-credit online courses; offers specialized courses such as Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, etc.; also links to great sites with high school coursework

Institute of Healthcare Improvement Open School: http://www.ihi.org/offerings/IHIOpenSchool/Pages/default.aspx – case studies, audio & video files, leadership profiles; free courses for students; free sample lessons on leadership in healthcare, patient safety, etc.

http://free-ed.net/free-ed/Navigation/Level01/Level02/02_MedHealth/Level03/03_CoreAnatPhys.asp?iNum=1 – Human Anatomy & Physiology with Medical Terminology; Free-ed has various courses in allied health

http://education-portal.com/academy/course/index.html – Free online courses on subjects – anatomy, math, business – and can earn college credit

http://www.montereyinstitute.org/ – National Repository of Online Courses offers AP and high school courses and college level courses

http://www.openculture.com/ – A great resource for teachers and students alike with free online university courses on many subjects; e-books; textbooks; audio books; science videos, movies (silent, documentaries, etc.) and others.

http://www.hippocampus.org – Online courses in math, science, social sciences, etc.

https://www.coursera.org/ – Free college level courses online

 

Research

http://www.kyvl.org/html/tutorial/research/ – Tutorial on how to do Research: from the Kentucky Virtual Library

http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/ – University of Florida’s Health Science Libraries Guides on various topics with many resources

http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/consumerhealth – Consumer Health

http://www.ipl.org/ – Internet Public Library

http://www.sweetsearch.com/ – a search engine for students

http://www.geoset.info/ – science videos and presentations from leading universities

http://www.mastersindatascience.org/blog/the-ultimate-stem-guide-for-kids-239-cool-sites-about-science-technology-engineering-and-math/ – The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites About Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

 

Test Prep

www.majortests.com – SAT Prep tests, GRE, etc.

www.sparknotes.com/testprep – Study guides: ACT, SAT, AP subjects

http://ineedapencil.ck12.org/ – Sample SAT test, study materials for many subjects

www.erikthered.com/tutor – SAT math & physics practice

www.number2.com – SAT, ACT and GRE guides and practice tests

www.testprepreview.com – Prep for ACT, SAT, graduate school tests, CNA, NCLEX (for an RN)

www.freevocabulary.com – SAT vocabulary words

http://quizlet.com/standardized-tests/ – Tests for AP classes, college prep, grad school, NCLEX

www.March2success.com – Practice ACT, SAT, high school subjects

http://sat.collegeboard.org – Practice SAT; https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/exploreap – AP classes

www.actstudent.org/testprep – Official ACT website for test prep

https://www.varsitytutors.com/free-act-resourceshttps://www.varsitytutors.com/free-sat-resources; https://www.varsitytutors.com/act-prep-book – ACT and SAT test prep

http://www.communitycollegereview.com/ – free, detailed profiles of community colleges across the USA 

 

Vocabulary

http://www.tingoed.com/ – Videos teaching vocabulary and word use