Living to 100 Life Expectancy Calculator©
Living to 100 Life Expectancy Calculator© was designed
to translate what researchers have learned from studies of centenarians
and other longevity research into a tool for individuals to
estimate their longevity potential. Answer a list of online
questions and then select "Calculate Your Life Expectancy."
Genetic Variation: NIH Curriculum Supplement Series
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Curriculum
Supplement is a creative, inquiry-based instruction program,
designed to promote active learning and stimulate student interest
in medical topics.
American Frontiers: Never Say Die
the PBS broadcast Never Say Die, learn more about how
science may soon be able to prolong the human life span to surprising
lengths. Online teaching guide contains supplemental activities.
Aging® Curriculum Project
Aging® curriculum is interdisciplinary, incorporating
issues on aging and health and is designed for middle school and high
school students. There are currently over 300 activities including teacher and student background information and student worksheets.
From the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, General Clinical Research Center & the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies.
Search of the Secrets of Aging
In Search of
the Secrets of Aging describes
what we know so far about the answers to why we age. It gives
an overview of research on aging and longevity, showing the
major puzzle pieces already in place and, to the extent possible,
the shapes of those that are missing.
From the National
Institute on Aging.
for a New Age
National Institutes on Aging is one of 19 institutes at the
National Institutes of Health. The Institute conducts aging
research in its laboratories in Baltimore and on the campus
in Bethesda (the intramural program), and it sponsors research
at universities, medical centers, and other sites around the
country (the extramural program).
interactive lifestyle and health awareness quiz, to get a general
idea of how long you may live past retirement. From Northwestern
Center for Biotechnology Information
in 1988 as a national resource for molecular biology information,
NCBI creates public databases, conducts research in computational
biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data,
and disseminates biomedical information - all for the better
understanding of molecular processes affecting human health
and disease. NCBI is a division of the National Library of
Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
This link gives
the basic science behind NCBI resources.
of Aging is a traveling exhibit produced by the Museum of Science,
Boston, in conjunction with the Massachusetts General Hospital
Geriatric Medicine Unit and in affiliation with the American
Psychological Association. The Museum is a participant in the
Science Museums Exhibit Collaborative with the California Science
Center, COSI-Columbus, Ft. Worth Museum of Science and History,
the Franklin Institute Science Museum and The Science Museum