Educational Material Suppliers
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Medical schools, hospitals, and university pathology departments - for specimens
Publishers of texts for anatomy and physiology and for general biology
    - for overhead transparencies, laser discs, CD-ROM discs, etc.
Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) - for helpful publications
Carolina Biological Supply Company - for specimens, models, microscope slides, etc., etc.
Films for the Humanities and Sciences - for video programs
Health Edco - for 2x2 slides of pathologies and for specimens, models, etc., etc.
National Media Owl Awards  - for video programs
Terra Novas Films, Inc. - for video programs
Illustrations of Normal and Pathological Conditions



Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)
- for a list of helpful publicationis
        http://www.aghe.org/publist.htm

        I recommend these sections listed in the page index.

           National Survey on Gerontology Instruction
           Careers in the Field of Aging
           Special Publications on Gerontology Instructional Programs
           AGHE Consultation Program Resource Publications
           Brief Bibliographies
                - see BIOLOGY OF AGING compiled by Dr. Jeffrey A. Chesky, University of Illinois at Springfield. (1999)
           AGHExchange

        For AGHE's home page, go to
                http://www.aghe.org/index.html

             Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)
             1030 15th Street, N.W.
             Suite 240
             Washington D.C. 20005-1503
             Phone: 202-289-9806
             FAX:202-289-9824
             E-mail address: aghetemp@aghe.org

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Carolina Biological Supply Company
 - for specimens, models, slides including human tissues from elders (#BA-31-6938) and pathologies, etc., etc.
 - order their science and math catalog at
     http://www.carolina.com/

            Carolina Biological Supply Company
            2700 York Road
            Burlington, NC  27215
            Phone: (800)334-5551
            FAX: (800)222-7112

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Films for the Humanities and Sciences
- for video programs
        http://www.films.com/
            Use "search the catalog". Search for "aging", for "The Living Body", and for specific topics like "osteoporosis"

            Films for the Humanities and Sciences
            PO Box 2053
            Princeton, NJ 08543-2053
            Phone: 800-257-5126 or 609-275-1400
            FAX:   609-275-3767

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Health Edco
- for 2x2 slides of pathologies and for specimens, models, etc., etc.
- order their catalog at
        http://www.wrsgroup.com/Catalogs.html 

        This company is a division of WRS Group, Ltd.
               http://WWW.WRSGROUP.COM/

            Health Edco
            P.O. Box 21207
            Waco, TX 76702-1207
            Phone: (800)299-3366
            FAX: (817)751-0221

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National Media Owl Awards
- for videotape programs
        The Retirement Research Foundation  
        http://www.owlawards.org/ 
        National Media Owl Awards  
        http://www.library.unt.edu/owl/topic.htm 
        The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Library Video Project 
   
     http://librarymedia.org/aging/Age_main.html 
        http://librarymedia.org/health/Health_main.html 
 

Terra Novas Films, Inc.
- for video programs
           http://www.terranova.org/

             Terra Novas Films, Inc.
            9848 South Winchester Avenue
            Chicago IL 60643
            Phone: 800-779-8491 or 773-881-8491
            Fax: 773-881-3368
            E-mail tnf@terranova.org

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Illustrations of Normal and Pathological Conditions
        http://www-medlib.med.utah.edu/WebPath/webpath.html
            This site has an extensive collection of photographs of human pathologies from the gross to the electron microscopic levels. Each illustration has a brief useful legend. The site also has tutorials and other pedagogical aids for many diseases including Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, cancers, and diabetes mellitus. Use the extensive index to find many "treasures". The contents of the site can be purchased on a CD-ROM and installed on institutional sites with a site license. Then selected illustrations can be incorporated conveniently into lectures, student activities, and assignments.

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