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NIH Scientist Launch Game® App
Play the game that lets you experience the excitement of becoming a scientist, getting a research grant and advancing science and health. For middle school students and up.


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The Rocket Kids of NIH Cartoon
See the animated but true story of two kids launched into a scientific adventure after getting a "grant" from the National Institutes of Health in 1957 to build a rocket. For 1-2 grade readers and up.
The Rocket Kids of NIH Children's Book
Read about the kids who built a rocket that made them famous and inspired NIH to create programs to launch kids into health research. For 4-5 grade readers and up.


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NIH Science Education Resources
Check out the games, videos, publications, lesson plans, and other resources for students, parents and teachers that were produced by NIH Institutes and Centers.

Children and Clinical Studies Kids Files
Visit the Children and Clinical Studies Kids Files site to take an adventure into a paper world and learn about what it means to be part of a clinical study. In this adventure you will battle to reclaim the paint and bring color back to the kingdom. You can also visit the Medikidz Superheroes to learn how research is fighting to find answers to diseases that affect children.

NIH Office of Science Education Supplements
Download teacher guides and lesson plans developed by NIH Institutes and Centers for teaching biomedical and behavioral science to elementary, middle school and high school students.


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