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Animal Cruelty

http://www.dosomething.org/whatsyourthing/Animal+Welfare
http://www.aspca.org/fight-animal-cruelty/
http://www.americanhumane.org/about-us/newsroom/fact-sheets/animal-abuse-domestic-violence.html
http://www.pet-abuse.com/pages/animal_cruelty.php

http://www.dosomething.org/whatsyourthing/Animal+Welfare/Animal+Homelessness
http://www.aspca.org/adoption/
http://www.animalshelter.org/shelters/states.asp

http://www.theshelterpetproject.org/

http://www.humanesociety.org/animal_community/resources/qa/common_questions_on_shelters.html

http://www.humanesociety.org/animal_community/resources/tips/reasons_volunteer_shelter.html

http://www.humanesociety.org/animal_community/resources/timelines/animal_sheltering_trends.html

http://www.animalhavenrescue.com/

http://www.petfinder.com/how-to-help-pets

http://www.turpentinecreek.org/

Anti Drug

http://ioit2me.com/
http://www.drugfree.org/
http://www.projectrightchoice.com/
http://www.justice.gov/dea/
http://www.stopaddiction.com/
http://kidshealth.org/teen/drug_alcohol/

http://www.abovetheinfluence.com/default.aspx?path=nav
http://www.drugfreestudents.org/main/default.asp
www.nida.gov

www.thecoolspot.gov
http://www.teachervision.fen.com/smoking/resource/3582.html - lots of resources and information
http://www.patriotledger.com/news/x948021449
http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/effects_cig_smoking/
http://www.healthnews.com/dental-health/effects-smoking-oral-health-370.html
http://www.costofsmoking.com/
http://www.quit-smoking.com/info/articles/affectseveryone.htm
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids This site explores advertising's role in tobacco use.
http://www.tobaccofreekids.org
Quit 4 Life The personal stories at this site will help students learn about the realities of smoking.
http://www.quit4life.com

Smoking StinksFacts about the effects of smoking. http://kidshealth.org/kid/watch/house/smoking.html
Tobacco and Cancer Students can research the connection between smoking and cancer at this American Cancer Society Website. http://www.cancer.org/docroot/PED/ped_10.asp
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/smokingandyouth.html
http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/youth/index.htm - videos, information, surveys, posters
http://cybersleuth-kids.com/

http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/reports/fda/ (about smoking laws)

http://www.arcleanair.com/brochure.html (smoking laws in Arkansas)

http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2006-11-27-smoking-bans_x.htm (law about smoking near children)

http://www.highlighthealth.com/diseases-and-conditions/smoking-cessation-timeline-what-happens-when-you-quit/ (what happens when you quit smoking)

http://video.about.com/quitsmoking/Nicotine-Withdrawal.htm (video about nicotine withdrawl)

http://web4health.info/gr/add-smoking-stop.htm (what happens when you stop smoking)

Bullying
http://www.stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov/kids/
http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/friends/bullies/
http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/emotion/bullies.html
http://www.pacerkidsagainstbullying.org/
http://www.kzoo.edu/psych/stop_bullying/for_kids/what_is_a_bully.html
http://www.bullyingstatistics.org/http://www.olweus.org/public/laws_arkansas.page
http://www.parentsconnect.com/parenting/bullying.html?kw=bullyingfacts&XID=paid-google-ChildBehavior-Bullying-BullyResource-bullyingfacts
http://www.stopbullying.gov/index.html

Cancer

http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/CancerBasics/index?gclid=COmEzeSLoacCFRVx5QodmWkCew
http://www.cancer.gov/
http://www.webmd.com/cancer/default.htm
http://www.insidecancer.org/
http://www.kempe.org/index.php?s=43

Child Abuse

http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/preventingcan.cfm
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/child_abuse_physical_emotional_sexual_neglect.htm
http://www.aacap.org/page.ww?name=Child+Abuse++The+Hidden+Bruises&section=Facts+for+Families
http://www.way2hope.org/child_abuse_facts.htm
http://childadvocate.org/1d_definitions.htm

www.childwelfare.gov/index.cfm
www.arkansas.gov type "child neglect" or "child abuse" in the search window; then scroll down about half way to see the related links
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/child_abuse_physical_emotional_sexual_neglect.htm

http://www.americanhumane.org/children/stop-child-abuse/report-child-abuse/

http://www.childabuse.org/

http://www.preventchildabuse.org/index.shtml

http://www.movementforchildren.org/

http://www.medicinenet.com/child_abuse/page8.htm#39whatmore

http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/factsheets/whatiscan.cfm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Child_abuse

http://www.parentchildcenter.org/about/child-abuse-faq/

Child Abduction

http://www.morgannickfoundation.com/

http://kidsfightingchance.com/stats.php

http://www.masonichip.org/index.php/statistics.html

http://www.missingkids.com/missingkids/servlet/PageServlet?LanguageCountry=en_US&PageId=2810

http://www.globalmissing.com/


Clean Water
http://5cleanwater.wikispaces.com/

Cloning
http://www.sciencenewsforkids.org/articles/20040128/Feature1.asp

http://www.eurekascience.com/ICanDoThat/cloning.htm

http://www.time.com/time/daily/special/genetics/cloning.html

http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1963359,00.html

http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1210055,00.html

http://nature.ca/genome/04/041/0415_e.cfm
http://www.genome.gov/
http://genomics.energy.gov/

Dental Health
http://www.ada.org/2961.aspx

http://www.naturalnews.com/024972_food_teeth_tooth_decay.html

http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/guide/diet-oral-health

http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_body/take_care/teeth.html


Effects of Violent Video Games on Kids

http://www.pamf.org/preteen/parents/videogames.html

http://www.drphil.com/articles/article/297

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0816/is_6_21/ai_n9772319/

http://aacap.org/cs/root/facts_for_families/children_and_video_games_playing_with_violence

http://www.personalityresearch.org/papers/kooijmans.html

http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/news/releases/whats-the-psychological-effect-of-violent-video-games-on-children.html

http://www.ehow.com/how_6801730_stop-violence-video-games.html

www.pamf.org/pretten/parents/videogames.html

www.aacap.org/cs/root/facts_for_families/children_and_video_games_playing_with_violence

www.apa.org/research/action/games.aspx

Endangered Animals
http://www.endangeredspecie.com/
http://www.kidsplanet.org/factsheets/map.html
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/articles/endangered_animals/endangeredanimals_home.htm
http://www.sover.net/~lsudlow/ARvsAW.htm - compares and contrasts animal rights and animal welfare
http://www.animalfreedom.org/english/information/kids.html - kid friendly website that answers questions about animal rights
http://www.petatv.com/kids.html - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – kid site
http://www.aspca.org/ - American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
http://www.americanhumane.org/ - American Humane Society
http://www.hsus.org/ - Humane Society of the United States
http://kids.yahoo.com/directory/Science-and-Nature/Living-Things/Animals/Animal-Rights - Animal rights site for kids
http://www.dosomething.org/whatsyourthing/Animal+Welfare/Endangered+Species

http://nugget.tripod.com/endangered.html

http://www.worldwildlife.org/species/finder/giantpanda/projects.html

http://www.idahoptv.com/dialogue4kids/season9/endspecies/facts.cfm

http://www.brighthub.com/environment/science-environmental/articles/16846.aspx

Forest Fires

http://www.smokeybear.com/ - preventing forest fires
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/category.php?cat_id=8 – pictures of fires
http://www.enviroliteracy.org/article.php/46.html - several links to information
http://activefiremaps.fs.fed.us/ - active fire maps
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-01/osu-eof012710.php - includes photo links at the bottom of the page showing the different levels of forest fires
http://forestry.about.com/cs/forestfire/a/good_bad_ugly.htm- history and other good information
http://www.fema.gov/kids/dizarea.htm
http://cybersleuth-kids.com/http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/

Global Warminghttp://globalwarmingkids.net/ - various links – ideas for presentation
http://www.pewclimate.oal-warmirg/globng-basics/kidspage.cfm - good facts - questions and answers
http://www.lickglobalwarming.org/ - organized campaign – kid friendly information
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/kids/index.html
http://tiki.oneworld.net/global_warming/climate_home.html
http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0215471/global_warming.htm
http://kids-vs-global-warming.com/Home.html- example of a kid’s campaign
http://www.esa.int/esaKIDSen/Earth.html
http://cybersleuth-kids.com/
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/ - good pictures http://www.enasco.com/product/SB38538G - idea for bingo game on smoking prevention \

Haiti

http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3755494&FullBreadCrumb=%3Ca+href%3D%22http%3A%2F%2Fwww2.scholastic.com%2Fbrowse%2Fsearch%2F%3FNtx%3Dmode%2Bmatchallpartial%26_N%3Dfff%26Ntk%3DSCHL30_SI%26query%3Dhaiti%26N%3D0%26Ntt%3Dhaiti%22+class%3D%22endecaAll%22%3EAll+Results%3C%2Fa%3E

http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3755299&FullBreadCrumb=%3Ca+href%3D%22http%3A%2F%2Fwww2.scholastic.com%2Fbrowse%2Fsearch%2F%3FNtx%3Dmode%2Bmatchallpartial%26_N%3Dfff%26Ntk%3DSCHL30_SI%26query%3Dhaiti%26N%3D0%26Ntt%3Dhaiti%22+class%3D%22endecaAll%22%3EAll+Results%3C%2Fa%3E

http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/kids/news/story/0,28277,2042122,00.html

Hunger

http://www.wfp.org/hunger/stats

http://www.bread.org/hunger/global/

http://www.freedomfromhunger.org/info/

http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/culture/fightinghunger/preview.weml


Kids and Exercise

http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/physicalactivity/facts.htm

http://www.newsroom.heart.org/index.php?s=43&item=972

http://www.fitness.gov/

http://www.health.gov/paguidelines/guidelines/chapter3.aspx

http://www.aahperd.org/letsmoveinschool/

http://www.bam.gov/sub_physicalactivity/

http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/fit/what_time.html#

http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00047

http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/fit/work_it_out.html#cat120

http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/childhood/causes.html

http://www.letsmove.gov/getactive.php
http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programsServices/lifestageHealth/Pages/default.aspx - use the links to go to sites about exercise and physical activities for kids
http://www.fitness.gov/activities.htm

Poaching

http://www.eoearth.org/article/Poaching

http://www.humanesociety.org/issues/poaching/

http://www.worldwildlife.org/search/index.html?cx=003443374396369277624%3Av3nraqhmeyk&cof=FORID%3A10%3BNB%3A1&ie=UTF-8&q=poaching

http://environmental.laws.com/environmental-law/animal-laws/poaching/poaching-animals

http://animalsndanger.wordpress.com/tag/environment/


Pollution

Air- http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Air_pollution
http://healthandenergy.com/air_pollution_causes.htm - This also talks about how the air damages pores in plants as
they go through photosynthesis. -How will that cause problems for the Earth? (Central Idea)

Land - http://www.buzzle.com/articles/land-pollution.html
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Land_pollution

Water - http://www.umich.edu/~gs265/society/waterpollution.htm
http://www.water-pollution.org.uk/
http://greenliving.lovetoknow.com/United_States_Recycling_Statistics
http://www.environment-green.com/Plastic_Recycling.html
http://www.zerowasteamerica.org/Statistics.htm
http://nwahomepage.com/content/sustainability/Unilever - Sustainability Spotlight
http://shs.springdaleschools.org/ITAcademy/Green%20Topics/Green%20Topics/subsite/index.htm

http://www.earthplatform.com/c/pollution/land

http://www.water-pollution.org.uk/

Texting While Driving

http://texting-while-driving.org/

http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/30/oprahs-no-phone-zone-day/

http://www.caranddriver.com/features/09q2/texting_while_driving_how_dangerous_is_it_-feature

http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/drivingandtexting.html

http://www.oprah.com/packages/no-phone-zone.html

http://www.att.com/gen/press-room?pid=2964

http://www.ghsa.org/html/stateinfo/laws/cellphone_laws.html

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2010/0928/Bans-on-texting-while-driving-don-t-reduce-crashes-study-says

http://www.bankrate.com/financing/cars/3-alternatives-to-texting-and-driving/

http://www.slashgear.com/ford-adds-alternatives-to-texting-while-driving-to-sync-system-in-new-cars-0893327/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texting_while_driving

http://www.caranddriver.com/features/09q2/texting_while_driving_how_dangerous_is_it_-feature

http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2011/03/07/189198.htm

http://ktar.com/category/local-news-articles/20110307/Dad-cycles-across-country-to-promote-texting-while-driving-ban/

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124081093

http://www.mobilecrunch.com/2010/09/24/study-texting-while-driving-responsible-for-16000-deaths-in-6-years/

http://www.oprah.com/oprahshow/The-Dangers-of-Texting-While-Driving-No-Phone-Zone-Video

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/driving-distractions-dangers-car-electronics?gclid=CMem2ebQvacCFSVa7AodPV1K_g

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiEFjt6ouqI&feature=related

http://krmg.com/localnews/2011/03/a-house-bill-would-outlaw-text.html

http://www.ctia.org/media/multimedia/

http://ut.zerofatalities.com/texting.php

http://www.intomobile.com/2010/09/24/texting-while-driving-16000-fatalities/

What people are doing to take action:

http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9MDGGJG0.htm

http://www.ultimatemagnolia.com/stories/239325-magnolia-west-students-take-action-against-texting-while-driving

http://www.att.com/gen/press-room?pid=2964

http://www.oprah.com/packages/no-phone-zone.html

http://www.mobilemarketer.com/cms/news/video/6043.html

http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2010/apr/16/beebe-helps-launch-campaign-against-texting-while-/

http://acatwd.wordpress.com/

Statistics:

http://www.nationwide.com/newsroom/dwd-facts-figures.jsp