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

This presentation 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.

Objectives: 

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
Class Length: 
60 minutes, 2 hours, 3 hours, 8 hours
Course Developer(s):
Lydia N Collins, MLIS, Consumer Health Coordinator
Instructor(s):
Lydia N Collins, MLIS, Consumer Health Coordinator
Kelli Ham, Consumer Health Librarian
Carolyn Martin, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator
Debbie Montenegro, MSIS, Consumer Health Coordinator
Terri Ottosen, ..., Outreach and Education Coordinator
Continuing Education:

This course is approved for 1, 2, 3, or 8 hours of continuing education credit by the Medical Library Association.

The online Moodle version of this course is worth 3 or 8 hours of Medical Library Association continuing education credits. The 8-hour version is an extended course with additional assignments designed to help K-12 educators incorporate NLM resources into their current curricula. Please check the course description or with the instructor to verify the amount of credits for the online version you participate in.

Additional Resources
K-12 Science and Health Education (NLM-SIS)
K-12 Resources Guide (NNLM MAR)

This class is eligible for Consumer Health Information Specialization continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.

Past Classes

Recording can be viewed at the link below.

08/24/2017

This one-hour instructed webinar will introduce free K-12 resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

01/30/2017

Upcoming Classes

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