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NLM's Online Playground: K-12 Science and Health Education Resources

Class Details

To Join the Meeting
1. Go to
2. Enter the session number: 291 876 366 and password: playground
3. Please provide your name and email address.
4. You may have to download and install a web add-on or run a temporary application depending on the browser you use.
5. Select your audio connection preference:
*Call using computer - Adjust settings and test the connection
*Call from WebEx - Enter your phone number and press 1 when prompted
*Call in - Call: 1-650-479-3208 (US/Canada Toll number)
Enter access code: 291 876 366 #
Enter the Attendee ID on your screen and press #
6. If you are using a mobile device, your access code is: playground

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For any technical issues, please call 817-735-2223 or email

No registration is required for this class.

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Aug 24, 2017
11:00AM - 12:00PM CT
Debbie Montenegro, MSIS, Consumer Health Coordinator
Continuing Education Credits: 
This class is eligible for Consumer Health Information Specialization continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.

This course will introduce free K-12 resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Resources span a variety of subjects including biology, careers, chemistry, environmental health, forensics and medical technology, general health, genetics, health information tutorials, and HIV/AIDS. The presentation is designed as an introduction to NLM resources for K-12 professionals, public librarians, and individuals working with K-12 populations.



By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify at least six K-12 resources from the National Library of Medicine
  • Locate lesson plans to supplement current curriculum/youth programming
  • Find resources for K-12 populations that can be used for homework help, research projects, and/or health and science programming