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CDC Kidtastics
Check out these CDC podcasts made just for kids! They talk about many different germs and diseases and what you can do to stay healthy and safe. Need a place to start? Try

Fight Bac!
Learn how to keep food safe from bacteria with games, songs, quizzes and more.

Food Safety Education For Kids & Teens
Take a quiz, play a game, or even read a comic book about food safety.

CDC Infectious Disease Trading Cards
This card set has photos and information about some of the infectious diseases that CDC studies—like Salmonella[PDF - 149 KB] and E. coli [PDF - 140 KB] —and how disease detectives figure out which germs are making people sick.

BAM! Body and Mind
BAM! Body and Mind gives kids the information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices. The site focuses on topics that kids told us are important to them — such as stress and physical fitness — using games, quizzes, and other interactive features.

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Food-Safe Schools Action Guide
The Food-Safe Schools Action Guide provides a one-stop resource for preventing foodborne illness. Brought to you by CDC and its partners in the National Coalition for Food-Safe Schools, the Action Guide can help schools identify gaps in food safety and develop an action plan for becoming food-safe.

EXCITE! — Excellence in Curriculum Innovation through Teaching Epidemiology and the Science of Public Health 
EXCITE! is a collection of teaching and reference materials developed by CDC to introduce and excite youth from kindergarten through 12th grade about the knowledge and skills utilized by public health professionals.

The Science Ambassador Program
The CDC Science Ambassador Program Workshop is a five-day professional development workshop at CDC for middle and high school science educators to collaborate with CDC subject matter experts on developing public health-based lesson plans.

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