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What is EXCITE?

Excellence in Curriculum Innovation through Teaching Epidemiology (EXCITE) is a collection of teaching and educational resources CDC developed to promote student interest in public health and epidemiology.

This free collection of teaching materials, tools, and activities:

  • Provides educators with resources to help promote the science of public health — epidemiology
  • Helps students learn about public health
  • Introduces students to epidemiology

EXCITE materials are adaptable to various teaching methods and approaches and promote:

  • Cooperative learning
  • Team building
  • Group problem solving

EXCITE materials support middle- and high-school education in:

  • General science and mathematics
  • Biology
  • Computer science
  • Environmental science
  • Family consumer science
  • Health education
  • Language arts
  • Social science

Teachers use EXCITE to:

  • Teach data interpretation
  • Produce graphics
  • Build skills in nonfiction writing
  • Raise awareness of current events
  • Show how disciplines interact
 
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