Student and Educator Resources

Students talking to a CDC museum presenter

Are you an educator that needs more scientific activities for your students? Are you a student that enjoys science and wants to learn more about it? Learn about CDC, public health, microbiology, and infectious diseases. Become a food detective and explore different types of bacteria. The links below provide learning opportunities offers a deeper look into the world of science.

Other Museums/Organizations

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

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.

University of California 4-H Junior Disease Detectives Curriculum – Learn about disease outbreaks, virus transmissions, public health investigations and how protective actions like hand washing, wearing masks, vaccinations, and herd immunity help manage negative public health outcomes. This project is designed for youth that are at least 12 years old. This is a virtual delivery adaptation of The Junior Disease Detectives: Operation Outbreak Graphic Novel lessons.​