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literature

  • Aerial view of an island.

    A Voyage to Health

    Level: K-12 Grades
    Type: Suggested Readings
  • Historical photograph of a tent in the woods

    Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine

    Level: K-12 Grades
    Type: Suggested Readings
  • Silhouette of a person on a blue background with abstract lights

    Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body

    Level: K-College/University
    Type: Online Resources
  • Silhouette of a person on a blue background with abstract lights

    Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body

    Level: 3-12 Grades
    Type: Suggested Readings
  • Painting of a man addressing seated boy

    Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics and Culture

    Level: 4-12 Grades
    Type: Suggested Readings
  • Drawing of a cauldron with fire underneath

    Desire for Knowledge

    Level: 5-7 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Drawing of a centaur

    Different Perspectives

    Level: 5-7 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Drawing of man playing a musical instrument

    The Four Humors: From Hippocrates to Shakespeare

    Level: 5-8 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Photograph of an open book

    Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine

    Level: 5-College/University
    Type: Suggested Readings
  • Drawing of man working in laboratory

    Electricity, Frankenstein, and the Spark of Life

    Level: 6-8 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Drawing of a basilisk

    Boggart and Fear in Harry Potter

    Level: 7-10 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Lithographic print of a battle scene

    Civil War Poems

    Level: 8-12 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Image of a book

    Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wall-Paper"

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Suggested Readings
  • Cropped poster illustration shows young Chinese woman smiling and talking through a while bullhorn with the Red Cross symbol in an outdoor nature setting. Four small inset circles contain illustrations of a girl child being vaccinated.

    Mobilizing People: Public Health Campaigns in China

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Drawing of a woman seated next to a person with head and hands resting on a table

    The Melancholy Dane

    Level: 10-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Drawing of a woman writing on a notepad next to a window

    The Rest Cure: Gender in Medicine and Literature

    Level: 11-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Drawing of a student and teacher in a room full of potions

    "And there’s the Humor of it": Shakespeare and the Four Humors

    Level: College/University
    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Historical photograph of a woman

    A Medicine of their Own: The Stories of American Women Healers

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Drawing of a man with a prominent beard

    Changing Explanations in Mind-Body Medicine

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Image of a book

    Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wall-Paper"

    Level: College/University
    Type: Curator's Bibliography

history & social studies

  • Aerial view of an island.

    A Voyage to Health

    Level: K-12 Grades
    Type: Suggested Readings
  • Aerial view of an island.

    A Voyage to Health

    Level: K-12 Grades
    Type: Online Resources
  • Historical photograph of a tent in the woods

    Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine

    Level: K-12 Grades
    Type: Suggested Readings
  • 6 images of women

    Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians

    Level: K-12 Grades
    Type: Suggested Reading
  • Painting of Mount Vernon

    Every Necessary Care and Attention: George Washington and Medicine

    Level: K-12 Grades
    Type: Suggested Readings
  • Newspaper front page reading: Men Wanted for the Invalid Corps.

    Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War

    Level: K-12 Grades
    Type: Suggested Readings & Online Resources
  • Close-up photograph of an African American surgeon performing surgery

    Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons

    Level: 3-5 Grades
    Type: Exhibition Children’s Guide
  • Map of the world

    The World of Global Health

    Level: 3-8 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Colonial-Era Dentures

    George Washington's Teeth

    Level: 3-9 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Dental Instruments

    George Washington's Traveling Dental Kit

    Level: 3-9 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Historical photograph of a woman

    African American Surgeons and Nurses in the US Civil War

    Level: 4-6 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • The Hawaiian Islands, as seen from a map

    Hawaiian Archipelago and Star Compass

    Level: 4-6 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Drawing of a cauldron with fire underneath

    Desire for Knowledge

    Level: 5-7 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Drawing of a centaur

    Different Perspectives

    Level: 5-7 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Several people gathered together.

    Activism and Healing: Kanaloa Kaho‘olawe, a Hawaiian Island

    Level: 5-8 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Painting of George Washington

    George Washington: Primary Sources

    Level: 5-8 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Drawing of man playing a musical instrument

    The Four Humors: From Hippocrates to Shakespeare

    Level: 5-8 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Newspaper front page titled: The Crutch

    U.S. Civil War: Wounded Soldiers, Disabled Veterans

    Level: 5-8 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Historical photograph of numerous people gathered in an encampment

    Looking into History

    Level: 5-9 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • 6 images of women

    Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians

    Level: 5-12 Grades
    Type: Videos & Oral History Resources
  • Portrait of George Washington

    Every Necessary Care and Attention: George Washington and Medicine

    Level: 5-12 Grades
    Type: Online Resources
  • Photograph of an open book

    Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine

    Level: 5-College/University
    Type: Suggested Readings
  • Three people wearing parkas in a snowy environment, with a radio tower in the background

    View the Parallels between the Telegraph and Internet

    Level: 6-8 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Historical photograph of a hand and forearm being measured

    Measurable You!

    Level: 6-11 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Drawing of a skeletal hand with wisps of skin

    History of Printing

    Level: 6-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Three students at a podium

    Science & Society: Preventing the Spread of Disease

    Level: 6-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Who's Who in Global Health, Skip, Solve, Hint

    Who’s Who in Global Health

    Level: 6-12 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Charles Drew with the rest of the Dunbar High basketball team-- four are kneeling in a front row with a basketball on the ground, and five stands on the back row where Drew is on the left. ca. 1921

    Charles R. Drew: Athlete, Surgeon, Innovator, Mentor!

    Level: 7-8 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Illustration of people outdoors

    Developing Historical Perspectives on Communications Technology

    Level: 7-9 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Medicine box with empty vials

    George Washington and Medicine: Then and Now

    Level: 7-9 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Three people working around a large electronic device

    The Once and Future National Library of Medicine

    Level: 7-9 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Large building with people gathered in front

    Health & Human Rights

    Level: 7-10 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Painting of a man with white hair and a long white beard

    Meet the Innovators

    Level: 7-10 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Handwritten letter

    Curator’s Pick!

    Level: 7-12 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Two teachers and a student looking at a poster presentation

    Educator’s Guide to Hosting a Global Health Conference

    Level: 7-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Image of skull cross-section as viewed from above

    Dream Anatomy

    Level: 7-College/University
    Type: Image Gallery
  • Lithographic print of a battle scene

    Civil War Poems

    Level: 8-12 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Drawing of a soldier with many hands, each with a spoon, dipping into a bowl of silver coins

    Civil War Veterans: From Heroes to Gluttons

    Level: 8-12 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Black-and-white photograph of Charles Drew standing by a patient’s bed and teaching twenty or so interns and residents during rounds at Freedmen’s Hospital, ca. 1947

    Charles R. Drew Through Digital Primary and Secondary Sources

    Level: 9-10 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Image of woman attending to a body

    "It’s Alive!": Frankenstein and the Limits of Medical Research

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Image of beach ball with text reading

    Advocating for Facts, Dispelling Rumors

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Series of drawings of musculature in a human figure

    Anatomy and Printing Technologies

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Women and men in a room

    Making Sense of Mental Health: Past and Present

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Cropped poster illustration shows young Chinese woman smiling and talking through a while bullhorn with the Red Cross symbol in an outdoor nature setting. Four small inset circles contain illustrations of a girl child being vaccinated.

    Mobilizing People: Public Health Campaigns in China

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • X-ray image of a skull

    Technological Views

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Silhouette of a person on a blue background with abstract lights

    Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body

    Level: 9-College/University
    Type: Media Gallery
  • Silhouette of a person on a blue background with abstract lights

    Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body

    Level: 9-College/University
    Type: Radio Interviews
  • Large group of people with hands in the air

    AIDS Activism: Then and Now

    Level: 10-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Advertisement with two children playing with sticks in front of a white fence

    Drug Use and Abuse: Past and Present

    Level: 10-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Image of glass, with text reading

    Fighting HIV/AIDS Stigma: A Case Study

    Level: 10-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Historical photograph of a man in military uniform

    Potent Remedy: African American Surgeons and Nurses of the Civil War Era

    Level: 10-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Historical photograph of men gathered outside a house

    The U.S. Civil War: Living With Battlefield Injuries

    Level: 10-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Drawing of a person holding flap of skin

    Whose Bodies are They?

    Level: 10-12 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Woman with foliage in the background

    Hawaiian Perspectives on Health

    Level: 10-College/University
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Circular diagram with a bird image in the center.

    Hawaiian Star Compass

    Level: 10-College/University
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Charles Drew with his wife Lenore and their three daughters at the piano, ca. 1921

    Reading and Understanding Charles R. Drew

    Level: 11-College/University
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Crude drawing representing human anatomy

    Beginnings of Anatomical Illustrations

    Level: 9–12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Drawing of a student and teacher in a room full of potions

    "And there’s the Humor of it": Shakespeare and the Four Humors

    Level: College/University
    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Drawing of a frowning man

    "Things Most Strange and Wondrous": The Hidden Roots of Modern Science and Medicine

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Historical photograph of a woman

    A Medicine of their Own: The Stories of American Women Healers

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Advertisement with an illustration of a man cut away to show a little boy beneath

    America's Mind-Altering History

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • A graph labeling wellness and vice based on alcohol consumption

    An inquiry into the effects of spirituous liquors on the human body: to which is added, a moral and physical thermometer

    Level: College/University
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Historical photograph of a tent in the woods

    Binding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine

    Level: College/University
    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Drawing of a man with a prominent beard

    Changing Explanations in Mind-Body Medicine

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • 6 images of women

    Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians

    Level: College/University
    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Cropped poster illustration of Chinese dragon dance shows a dragon puppet being supported by three men dressed in brown outfits with head scarves while three dancers with lanterns dance along.

    Disseminating Health Knowledge: Public Health Campaigns in 20th-Century China

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Microphotograph of two E. coli bacteria exchanging DNA through conjugation

    Engineering the Genes: Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Biotechnology

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Colonial manuscript with initials G.W. displayed prominently

    Every Necessary Care and Attention: George Washington and Medicine

    Level: College/University
    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Several heads, a body, and body parts

    Following Frankenstein: Mary Shelley, the Monster, and Medical Science

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • A man stands next to a large cylindrical beer vat and gazes into the vat through a small opening in the conical cover

    From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry

    Level: College/University
    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • The Family Physician and the House Apothecary

    George Washington and Medicine

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • People gathered by a body of water watching ships sailing

    Healing Elements: A Native Hawaiian Perspective

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Black-and-white portrait photograph of Charles Drew sitting at his desk, ca. 1947

    Life after Death: Dr. Charles Drew, Civil Rights, and the Legacy of Race

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Newspaper front page reading: Men Wanted for the Invalid Corps.

    Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War

    Level: College/University
    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Image of a book

    Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wall-Paper"

    Level: College/University
    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Drawing of a building with people in front

    Obstacles and Opportunities: African Americans’ Medical Work in the American Civil War

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Interconnected circles

    Patient Zero and the Early North American HIV/AIDS Epidemic

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Scientific drawing of the plant cannabis sativa (marijuana)

    Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures & Medical Prescriptions

    Level: College/University
    Type: Research Bibliography
  • Five Civil-War era amputees in military uniform gathered together for a photograph

    Reconstructing State and Soldier: Disability and the American Civil War

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Photograph of sign reading

    Responding to AIDS: History, Politics and Visual Culture

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Advertisement with illustration of a woman in a yellow dress dancing while pouring a drink

    Seeking Pleasure, Managing Moods: Users' Experiences with Psychoative Drugs

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Road sign indicating a curve

    Society at Odds: the Evolution of AIDS Outreach and Education in America

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Black and white photograph of two men.

    Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics and Culture

    Level: College/University
    Type: Curator's Bibliography
  • Photograph of a crowded encampment

    The Ordeal of War

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Historical photograph of Charlotte Perkins Gilman at her desk

    The Troubled Mind in Medicine and Society

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Memoir on the Last Sickness of George Washington

    Unexpected Illness

    Level: College/University
    Type: Interactive exercise

health education

  • Image of a doctor with a stethoscope

    Using our Senses

    Level: K-2 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Image of a heart

    Your Beating Heart

    Level: 3-4 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Diagram of a heart

    The Doctor Is In

    Level: 3-5 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Numerous children gathered in a circle outdoors

    My Agita Brazil: Healthy Lifestyle

    Level: 3-6 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Image of lungs

    Circulation Station

    Level: 3-7 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Map of the world

    The World of Global Health

    Level: 3-8 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Painting of a man addressing seated boy

    Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics and Culture

    Level: 4-12 Grades
    Type: Suggested Readings
  • Women gathered together for a photograph

    What’s Happening to Your Body

    Level: 5-8 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Title text reads

    Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures & Medical Prescriptions

    Level: 5-General Public
    Type: Online Health Information
  • Cropped poster illustration shows three Chinese children outdoors playing together. Two are turning a jump rope while the third child is jumping the rope in the middle.

    China’s Hygiene Education for Children during 1950s

    Level: 6-8 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Three students at a podium

    Science & Society: Preventing the Spread of Disease

    Level: 6-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Medicine box with empty vials

    George Washington and Medicine: Then and Now

    Level: 7-9 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Large building with people gathered in front

    Health & Human Rights

    Level: 7-10 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Microscope image of a Sickle Cell

    Challenge and Hope: Sickle Cell Anemia

    Level: 7-12 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Two teachers and a student looking at a poster presentation

    Educator’s Guide to Hosting a Global Health Conference

    Level: 7-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Photograph of a woman with foliage in the background

    Exploring Careers in Mental Health

    Level: 7-12 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Police Officers hold sign reading

    Surviving and Thriving: AIDS, Politics and Culture

    Level: 7-12 Grades
    Type: Online Resources
  • Drawing of a cell

    A Closer Look at Chromosomes

    Level: 8-12 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Image of beach ball with text reading

    Advocating for Facts, Dispelling Rumors

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Woman in lab coat in front of a microscope

    Choosing a Career in Health

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Image of a book

    Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wall-Paper"

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Suggested Readings
  • Women and men in a room

    Making Sense of Mental Health: Past and Present

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Cropped poster illustration shows young Chinese woman smiling and talking through a while bullhorn with the Red Cross symbol in an outdoor nature setting. Four small inset circles contain illustrations of a girl child being vaccinated.

    Mobilizing People: Public Health Campaigns in China

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Image of a book

    Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wall-Paper"

    Level: 9-College/University
    Type: Mental Health Resource Organizations
  • Image of a book

    Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and "The Yellow Wall-Paper"

    Level: 9-College/University
    Type: Professional Organizations
  • 6 images of women

    Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians

    Level: 9-Post-Residency
    Type: Career Resources
  • Advertisement with two children playing with sticks in front of a white fence

    Drug Use and Abuse: Past and Present

    Level: 10-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Image of glass, with text reading

    Fighting HIV/AIDS Stigma: A Case Study

    Level: 10-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Blue background with text reading

    Fighting a Disease or People?

    Level: 10-12 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Cropped poster illustration of Chinese dragon dance shows a dragon puppet being supported by three men dressed in brown outfits with head scarves while three dancers with lanterns dance along.

    Disseminating Health Knowledge: Public Health Campaigns in 20th-Century China

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • People gathered by a body of water watching ships sailing

    Healing Elements: A Native Hawaiian Perspective

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module

science & technology

  • Image of a doctor with a stethoscope

    Using our Senses

    Level: K-2 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Silhouette of a person on a blue background with abstract lights

    Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body

    Level: K-College/University
    Type: Online Resources
  • Head and shoulders drawing of Louis Pasteur surrounded by a starburst pattern

    From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry

    Level: 1-12 Grades
    Type: Suggested Readings
  • Image of a heart

    Your Beating Heart

    Level: 3-4 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Diagram of a heart

    The Doctor Is In

    Level: 3-5 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Image of lungs

    Circulation Station

    Level: 3-7 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Pink computer generated model of the three dimensional structure of human growth hormone on a black background

    From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry

    Level: 3-12 Grades
    Type: Online Resources
  • Silhouette of a person on a blue background with abstract lights

    Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body

    Level: 3-12 Grades
    Type: Suggested Readings
  • The Hawaiian Islands, as seen from a map

    Hawaiian Archipelago and Star Compass

    Level: 4-6 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Man manipulates a large electronic device

    Comparing the Telegraph and Internet

    Level: 6-8 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Drawing of man working in laboratory

    Electricity, Frankenstein, and the Spark of Life

    Level: 6-8 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Three people wearing parkas in a snowy environment, with a radio tower in the background

    View the Parallels between the Telegraph and Internet

    Level: 6-8 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Photograph of a skull with a hole in the forehead

    Anthropological Views

    Level: 6-10 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Image of metal container with arrow towards bacteria

    How did they make penicillin?

    Level: 6-10 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Open orange container with metal implements inside

    Intubation Kit

    Level: 6-10 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Black and white image of a beaker, microscope and bowl

    Études sur la Biére (Studies on Beer)

    Level: 6-10 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Historical photograph of a hand and forearm being measured

    Measurable You!

    Level: 6-11 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Paper with words

    Animal Record Book

    Level: 6-12 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Fly on a stick

    Entomology in Action

    Level: 6-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Drawing of a skeletal hand with wisps of skin

    History of Printing

    Level: 6-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Three students at a podium

    Science & Society: Preventing the Spread of Disease

    Level: 6-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Image of a human head represented as a series of connected rooms inside the skull

    Anatomical Metaphors

    Level: 7-8 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Black and white photograph of a child on the bare back of a dark colored horse in front of a stone building

    Acquired and Passive Immunity: Diphtheria Antitoxin Serum

    Level: 7-9 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Illustration of people outdoors

    Developing Historical Perspectives on Communications Technology

    Level: 7-9 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Three people working around a large electronic device

    The Once and Future National Library of Medicine

    Level: 7-9 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Drawing of a man at a desk

    Using the Telegraph and Internet

    Level: 7-9 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Painting of a man with white hair and a long white beard

    Meet the Innovators

    Level: 7-10 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Genetic Traits in Harry Potter

    Genetic Traits in Harry Potter

    Level: 7-11 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Microscope image of a Sickle Cell

    Challenge and Hope: Sickle Cell Anemia

    Level: 7-12 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Two teachers and a student looking at a poster presentation

    Educator’s Guide to Hosting a Global Health Conference

    Level: 7-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Image of open felt container with vials inside

    Insulin Sales Kit

    Level: 7-12 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Drawing of a cell

    A Closer Look at Chromosomes

    Level: 8-12 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Image of woman attending to a body

    "It’s Alive!": Frankenstein and the Limits of Medical Research

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Series of drawings of musculature in a human figure

    Anatomy and Printing Technologies

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Image of metal container with arrow towards yeast cell

    How did they ferment beer?

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Image of horse with zoom on blood cell

    How did they make diphtheria antitoxin?

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Green Cell

    How did they make insulin from recombinant DNA?

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Drawing of a brain

    Medical Views

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Cropped poster illustration shows young Chinese woman smiling and talking through a while bullhorn with the Red Cross symbol in an outdoor nature setting. Four small inset circles contain illustrations of a girl child being vaccinated.

    Mobilizing People: Public Health Campaigns in China

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • X-ray image of a skull

    Technological Views

    Level: 9-12 Grades
    Type: Reflection exercise
  • Silhouette of a person on a blue background with abstract lights

    Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body

    Level: 9-College/University
    Type: Media Gallery
  • Silhouette of a person on a blue background with abstract lights

    Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body

    Level: 9-College/University
    Type: Radio Interviews
  • Silhouette of a hand on translucent paper with black markings

    DNA—Molecular Identity

    Level: 10-12 Grades
    Type: Lesson Plan
  • Circular diagram with a bird image in the center.

    Hawaiian Star Compass

    Level: 10-College/University
    Type: Interactive exercise
  • Microphotograph of two E. coli bacteria exchanging DNA through conjugation

    Engineering the Genes: Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Biotechnology

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • Several heads, a body, and body parts

    Following Frankenstein: Mary Shelley, the Monster, and Medical Science

    Level: College/University
    Type: Higher Education Module
  • A man stands next to a large cylindrical beer vat and gazes into the vat through a small opening in the conical cover

    From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry

    Level: College/University
    Type: Curator's Bibliography