NAF’s Health Sciences curricula provide a rigorous and comprehensive program of study designed to prepare learners with the content knowledge and transferable competencies necessary for success in college and career.
Blog articles related to the Health Sciences pathway.
The crosswalk template is a working resource for educators to document the National Health Science Standards being met in their courses.
Interactive Online Games
Anatomy Arcade makes basic human anatomy come alive through awesome free flash games, interactives and videos.
Curated by the Howard Huges Medical Institute, this website provides a variety of classroom resources based on peer-reviewed science. From data-rich activities and case studies to high-quality videos and interactive media, our resources are designed to connect students to big ideas in biology, promote engagement with science practices, and instill awe and wonder about the living world.
In addition, the BioInteractive website provides educators with planning tools to build resource playlists and storylines, and professional learning materials and opportunities to deepen their scientific and pedagogical expertise.
Virtual Lab Demos
An extensive library of virtual educational resources dedicated to DNA and Genetics research
Wisc-Online is a repository of high-quality educational learning materials FREE to learners and educators. Topics cover Arts & Humanities, Career Clusters, Computer Science, Manufacturing and Engineering, Math, Science and Social Science.
Watch a video on the Anatomy of the Heart or try one of the other learning objects related to health science.
See What the Network is Saying
The most memorable work-based learning experience that I had was my internship at the Matthews Free Medical Clinic which served patients that were 200% below the poverty line in my community. By working with the amazing staff and doctors, I was able to see the tremendous impact that they were having on families who otherwise would not have the healthcare that they desperately needed.
David W. Butler High School Academy of Health Sciences
We are proud to extend our partnership with NAF and Ballmer Group and believe this will enhance our reform to increase high school enrollment, attendance, and overall student achievement.
Dr. Nikolai Vitti
Detroit Public Schools Community District
There are several aspects that have contributed to the happiest of memories throughout my time in the NAF academy but the work-based learning that has impacted me greatly would be the mock interviews. Without the preparation and the mock interviews, I don’t believe I would have been as prepared to confidently seek employment for my summer internship.
Ronald Reagan High School Academy of Health Sciences