Elementary Student Resources

Comics and Graphic Novels
How Load is too load?

Ask a Scientist Comic Series

Check out this comic series to learn how the body fights disease, how people become infected with germs, and how to prevent noise induced hearing loss. En Español.


Games and Apps
BAM! Dining Decisions App

BAM! Dining Decisions App

Can you sort the foods in the: Go, Slow, and Whoa categories before they disappear? This free nutrition game teaches kids about healthy foods. Challenge your friends to beat your score!

HEADS UP Rocket Blades App

HEADS UP Rocket Blades App

3-2-1 BLAST OFF! Rocket-powered rollerblades, intergalactic adventure, and a race for time—what could go wrong? Did you know that your brain can get hurt? Learn how to keep your brain safe while playing this fun, futuristic, and free mobile game app called Rocket Blades.

CDC Health IQ App

CDC Health IQ App

Are you an Einstein or a Hot Mess? Do you know the minimum SPF needed to protect yourself from the sun’s harmful rays? Or how many seconds you should wash your hands to get rid of germs? Test your Health IQ with this free trivia app by downloading to your mobile device. En Español.

Independent Learning Activities
story of CDC

CDC Museum The Story of CDC Enrichment Modules

Learn about the roots of American public health. Discover examples of CDC’s work from its beginning to the present day. See topics come to life in the enrichment modules with videos, photos, and activities.

Old CDC microscope

CDC Museum Hidden History Enrichment Modules

Discover the stories behind the historic objects at the CDC Museum. Learn why they are valuable to CDC’s history, and how they came to be a part of the collection. See topics come to life in the enrichment modules with videos, photos, and activities.

Page last reviewed: July 27, 2021