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View Resource Science Ambassador Fellowship Lesson Plans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s Science Ambassador Fellowship connects science educators with CDC subject matter experts to create relevant, timely lesson plans on a range of public health issues. Educators can browse these lesson plans, which align with Next Generation Science Standards, by theme: Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemiology, Outbreak Investigations,...

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View Resource Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Refugee Health Care

These online course materials were generated from a Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) course on Refugee Health Care. The materials were put online as part of the JHSPH OpenCourseWare program which provides "free, searchable access to JHSPH's course materials for educators, students, and self-learners around the world." The Refugee Health Care course "addresses the provision...

http://ocw.jhsph.edu/index.cfm/go/viewCourse/course/RefugeeH...
View Resource Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: The History of Public Health

This Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) course about the history of public health is offered free to the Internet public through the JHSPH OpenCourseWare program. The course (taught by Graham Mooney during the spring semester of 2005) examines "the historical experience of health and illness from a population perspective." The site provides a brief description of the course, a...

http://ocw.jhsph.edu/index.cfm/go/viewCourse/course/HistoryP...
View Resource BioEd Online: Food and Fitness

BioEd Online continues in their fine tradition on online teaching resources with the release of the Food and Fitness professional development workshop for teachers and other interested parties. Created with funding from the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, the workshop provides "an opportunity to explore research that uncovers ways to reduce space-related health problems through diet,...

http://www.bioedonline.org/lessons-and-more/teacher-guides/f...
View Resource Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health

What is our responsibility to the well-being of others around the planet? This is one of the many pressing questions asked by this uniformly fine digital exhibit and interactive collection created by staff members at the National Library of Medicine. First-time visitors will want to click on over to the exhibit proper for starters. Here they will find the "Health for All" exhibit which takes users...

https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/againsttheodds/
View Resource National Institutes of Health: Research & Training: Science Education

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have created high-quality digital content for scientists, teachers, and the general public for over a decade. This particular area of their website brings together some of their ambitious projects, including the Microscope Imaging Station and materials from their Office of Science Education. First up is the Microscope Imaging Station (developed in part with...

https://www.nih.gov/research-training/science-education
View Resource Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Science Education News Index

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) offers a wide range of educational programs. Part of its work is getting out the word about its own research projects and outreach efforts. On this site, visitors can read short news articles exploring everything from the nature of human evolution and natural selection to fellowship programs. Visitors can browse throughout the offerings chronologically...

https://www.hhmi.org/news/browse?=&field_news_type%5B0%5D=2
View Resource Statistical Reasoning 1

Most people could probably use a bit of a refresher on statistical reasoning and its methods, and this free course from Johns Hopkins University is a great way to get started on the road back to statistical literacy. The course was originally taught by John McGready and provides "a broad overview of biostatistical methods and concepts used in the public health sciences." Users will find that the...

http://ocw.jhsph.edu/index.cfm/go/viewCourse/course/Statisti...
View Resource National Institutes of Health: Office of Science Education

The National Institutes of Health has an Office of Science Education committed to getting the good word out about their vast array of educational resources. This trove of material includes lesson plans, newsletters, online exhibits, fact sheets, photos, and e-books. First-time visitors should take a look at the Topics section with information divided up in 41 areas including Bioethics, Child &...

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https://science.education.nih.gov/
View Resource NOVA Online: Health Science Classroom Activities

The NOVA Teachers site brings high-quality educational resources to teachers around the world. It's a great way for educators to find supplemental activities based on various NOVA programs. This section of the site focuses on activities related to the health sciences, which are divided into six areas, including Public Health and Disease. Each area contains six to 24 resources and a brief...

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