Health Outreach and Programming
Definitions of Health Terms
MedlinePlus includes definitions of health terms that can be used to generate questions for word games, quizzes, and other activities. The links to the health terms by category are below.
Online Tools to Create Activities
- Discovery Education - free puzzlemaker
- Match Up Worksheet Maker - from The Teachers Corner
- Printable Worksheets - from The Teachers Corner
- Word Blanks
- Mad Lib Generator - from Project Labryinth
- Make Beliefs Comix - from Bill Zimmerman & Tom Bloom, easily create your own comic strip
- Jeopardy Game Template - from Youth Downloads
These Jeoparody games were created using information found within MedlinePlus and other resources from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other reputable agencies. Use these as a fun way to engage your community in general health and wellness awareness.
Food and Nutrition for Youth
If you are interested in obtaining a blank Jeoparody template to create your own games and categories, visit Youth Downloads(link is external). If you have questions about editing the template, refer to THE BEST FREE Jeoparody PowerPoint Template - How to make and edit tutorial(link is external) by Reid Powell. MAR Staff does not provide technical support for this product.
Locate a variety of word games that can be used for summer reading that were created using information found within MedlinePlus and other resources from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other reputable agencies.
- Discover Education Puzzlemaker(link is external)
- Teachers Corner Printable Worksheets(link is external)
- Benefits of Exercise Crossword Puzzle - Created using NLM resources and the Discovery Education web site.
- Fitness Word Scrambler - Created using MedlinePlus and the Teachers Corner web sites.
- Health and Wellness Complete the Sentence Handout - Created using MedlinePlus, other NLM Resources, and the Teachers Corner web sites.
If you are interested in creating your own games an categories, use the above mentioned websites. If you have questions about using and/or editing games that you create you will need to refer to the website where you can create the materials. MAR Staff does not provide technical support for these products.