David J. Sencer CDC Museum:
In Association with the Smithsonian Institution
Are you an educator that needs more scientific activities for your students? Are you a student that enjoy science and want to learn more about it? The links below provide interactive learning opportunities for students and creatively gives a deeper look in the world of science. Learn about microbiology, infectious diseases or become a food detective and learn about different types of bacteria.
Student and Educator
American Museum of Natural History – Infection – Detection – Protection. This Web site will help you unravel the mystery!
BAM! Body and Mind: Designed for kids 9–13 years old, BAM! Body and Mind gives them the information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices.
EXCITE! - a collection of teaching and reference materials developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to introduce and excite youth from kindergarten through 12th grade about the knowledge and skills utilized by public health professionals.
Fight Back! – Kids, the Food Detectives need your help to fight an enemy...Bacteria! Play the games, listen to the songs and solve the cases to become a Food Detective!
KidsHealth for Kids – Calling all kids! Visit this Web site for awesome articles, fun features, and interactive activities.
MedMyst – Students of all ages are invited to play MedMyst, an interactive learning adventure. As you enter a futuristic world, you will help solve medical mysteries in infectious diseases.
Science Ambassadors: Science teachers from nationwide middle and high schools compete for the chance to collaborate with CDC scientists on epidemiologic-based lesson plans.
Stalking the Mysterious Microbe! – MicrobeWorld explores the world of microbes with vivid images and descriptions. Learn about microbiology, what microbiologists do, how they do it, and current topics in the news.