Elementary School Teacher Resources

Classroom Resources, Activities and Lesson Plans
CDC Museum The Story of CDC Enrichment Modules

CDC Museum The Story of CDC Enrichment Modules

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.

CDC Museum Hidden History Enrichment Modules

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.

BAM! Body and Mind, Classroom Resources for Teachers

BAM! Body and Mind, Classroom Resources for Teachers

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.

CDC Ambassador Program Community & School Events

CDC Ambassador Program Community & School Events

At career days, STEM events, health fairs, and handwashing demonstrations, the CDC Ambassador program shares CDC’s 24/7 message of saving lives and protecting people from health threats. Find out how to request CDC participation in one of your STEM events.

How Loud is Too Loud?pdf icon

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.

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Virtual Healthy School

This interactive tool for K−12 teachers, administrators, and staff demonstrates how schools can support student health and academic achievement. It shows how components of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model can be integrated into schools.

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