Student and Educator Resources

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.

EXCITE! – Teacher Roadmap – a collection of resources for educators wishing to teach classes, units or entire courses in epidemiology and public health sciences (EPHS).

Countdown to ZeroExternal Defeating Disease is presented by the American Museum of Natural History in collaboration with The Carter Center.

Fight Back!External – 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!

Infectious Disease Trading Cards – Find out about some of the infectious diseases studied at CDC. Set 1 | Set 2 | Set 3

KidsHealth for KidsExternal – Calling all kids! Visit this Web site for awesome articles, fun features, and interactive activities.

MedMystExternal – 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!External – 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.

Page last reviewed: February 15, 2017