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BAM! Body and Mind will tell you everything you need to know about all of the stuff that matters. Whether it’s nutrition, physical activity, stress, safety, or diseases, we’ve got you covered! We designed this specifically for you—kids 9–12 years old—and even have some awesome games and quizzes to test your skills!

G.A.M.E. Bring Out the Action Hero in You!

Follow Secret Agent Kid X and the Action Hero Alliance as they overcome obstacles to save the world from evil mastermind Lethargo and his ultimate weapon, the Energy Vacuum!

BAM! Body and Mind provides interactive, educational, and fun activities that are linked to the national education standards for science and health:

  • The Immune Platoon is an superhero-styled interactive that describes in general terms how the immune system works. It then provides case files (PDFs) for 10 diseases that can be avoided through immunization. Flash and non-Flash versions are available, and the sound can be turned off.
  • Dining Decisions is a game in which players race a clock to choose the best five foods in the school cafeteria to build a balanced meal. After a player’s tray is filled or when the clock runs out a nutritional analysis is provided.
  • Activity Cards describe 31 physical activities. The bicycle card, for example, introduces an expert, describes types of bikes and cycling, gear needed, and provides safety tips. Each card has fun facts and links to offsite resources.
  • Your Safety suggests how to have fun and stay safe at the same time. Topics include helmets, sun exposure, heat and hydration, ticks, and more.
  • Ad Decoder uses interactive magazines to analyze advertising. Turn the pages of two magazines typically aimed at boys and girls and study the ads, and then mouse over to read interpretations of techniques used.
  • Michael’s Inside Scoop is a primer on genes and inheritance. A virtual microscope provides a look inside cells down to the level of DNA. After exploring the material, users can test their genetic smarts with a brief quiz.

The Game Room has nine activities.

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