Elementary School Teacher Resources
Teach students about the roots of American public health, from the beginning of CDC to the present day. Enrichment modules encourage further exploration with graphics, videos, and reading material you can select as appropriate for your students.
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.
CDC offers a variety of information and resources for teachers of grades 4–8 to use in the classroom and help students make healthier lifestyle choices.
At career days, STEM events, and handwashing demonstrations, the CDC Ambassador program connects CDC employee volunteers with community organizations and schools to present on STEM careers and share hand hygiene information. Find out how to request CDC participation in one of your STEM events.
This teacher guide offers lessons on the science of sound and protecting hearing. Through the science of sound, explore the ear, experiment with sound waves, and teach students ways to protect their hearing.