The NIH curriculum supplements are teacher’s guides to two weeks of lessons on the science behind selected health topics. They combine cutting-edge biomedical discoveries with state-of-the-art instructional practices.
HTML and PDF versions of each supplement are online and accessible to all. Print versions areFREE upon request to educators in the U.S.
The NIH Curriculum Supplements
Are consistent with National Science Education Standards
Promote critical thinking, teamwork, and problem-solving and communication skills
Incorporate real scientific data to engage and challenge students
Are aligned to state education standards
The curriculum supplements project was a collaboration with the Institutes and Centers at NIH and BSCS and EDC.