Teeth   Feb 19, 2008   2:00/1:00 MT/PT
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Inspect your mouth and play a few games with this sight from the American Dental Association.
http://www.ada.org/public/games/games.asp
Explore the anatomy
of teeth.
http://www.lpch.org/DiseaseHealthInfo/Health
Library/dental/teethanat.html

Get the truth about teeth from Kids Health.
http://kidshealth.com/kid/body
/teeth_noSW.html

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Students worldwide learn about teeth. Check out what a school in Canada and a school in England have to say.
http://schools.hpedsb.on.ca/smood/teethfacts.htm http://www.zephyrus.co.uk/teeth.html

Visit the BBC's site for activities, quizzes, and to learn more about teeth. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/revision_bites/teeth_eating1.shtml

Check out Neuroscience for Kids from University of Washington!
http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/tooth.html

rabbit clipartAre your dog's teeth different than yours? Find out how. Investigate the world of mammals and their teeth.
http://www.vivo.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/digestion/pregastric/dentalanat.html


Did you know that elephant tusks are very elongated incisor teeth? Learn more about some of the world's longest teeth.
http://www.animalcorner.co.uk/wildlife/elephants/elephant_tuskteeth.html

Elephants aren't the only ones with tusks. Learn more about one of the most mysterious animals in nature: the Narwhal
http://library.thinkquest.org/3500/Narwhal.html

Check out these weird and wacky facts about teeth. http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/find_out/guides/tech/teeth/newsid_3830000/3830561.stm

Burrow through some amazing facts on mammals and teeth.
http://www.earthlife.net/mammals/teeth.html

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Train yourself to become a “tooth detective.” Includes lesson plans for grades 4-6. http://www.beloit.edu/~SEPM/Fossil_Explorations/Tooth_Detectives.html

Investigate the importance of good dental health with this lesson plan for grades K-6. http://mconn.doe.state.la.us/lessonplans.php?task=LP_view&lesson_id=1027&dispPage=2

Bite into a classroom unit for grades K-3 on teeth.
http://www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/schemes2/science/sci3a/?view=the_whole_unit

How are teeth and diet related? Explore these lesson plans!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/teachers/lesson_plans/teeth_eating.shtml

Teachers, unearth the guide and lesson plans for all types of teeth… Appropriate for grades 4-6. http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/education/CLASSRM/wild_mammals/pdf/unit2_3.pdf

The California Academy of Sciences offers classroom activities for K-12 to learn more about skulls and teeth.
http://www.calacademy.org/education/classroomactivities/skull_activities.php
http://calacademy.net/education/skulls/erm_skulls.htm

Learn about the structure and function of teeth on this site. Includes vocabulary and experiments for students. Appropriate for grades 4-8.
http://www.biotopics.co.uk/nutrition/teeth.html

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