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  • Amercian Society for Microbiology Careers in the Microbiological Sciences
    This site consists of science journals and magazines, career opportunities, professional development, certification, fellowships, volunteer mentoring, education credits, profiles of scientists, public policy, membership opportunities, and microbiology information for the public.

  • Diagnostic Detective Toolkit Career Presentations
    This section contains laboratory tour/career presentations that provide a closer look at the daily activities performed in each medical laboratory profession.

  • Diagnostic Detective Toolkit Interviews
    This site contains video files contains video interviews with various medical laboratory professionals from the Diagnostic Detectives CD. These are provided for you to insert into your own science or career presentations.



  • NeoK12 Science Projects
    This site contains videos for science projects, science lessons and games, science experiments that students can watch and engage in, to gain a better understanding of science concepts and principles.

  • Science Worx
    This site contains science lesson plans submitted by teachers, educational games, hands-on environmental science activity and lab experiments.




Curious for more?young children reading a book

  • University of Delaware Virtual Compound Microscope
    This site offers a look at an actual microscope simulation.

  • Georgia Tech CEISMC - K.I.D.S. Club (Atlanta based)
    This site introduces students to a program designed to enhance and encourage curiosity and enthusiasm for science, mathematics, engineering and technology.  Students in grades 2nd-5th are invited to join hands-on discovery sessions on Saturday mornings from 9am to 12noon.

  • Khan Academy
    This site can be used by students to access an  extensive video library, interactive challenges, and assessments from any computer with access to the web.  Coaches, parents, and teachers have visibility also into what their students are learning and doing.

  • National Institutes of Health - Free Resources for Elementary School Students
    This site features programs, educational resources for all grade levels (lesson plans, e-books, multimedia, professional development tutorials, etc.), and NIH News. 

  • What is a public health laboratory?
    This video was created by APHL to explain public health laboratories; the first line of defense to protect the public against diseases and other health hazards.

  • Arizona State University - Ask a Biologist
    This site has activities for students to play and learn biology and then test their knowledge.  Students can meet some of our biologists and find out why it is cool for someone to do this for a living.






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