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Ages:Kids, Teens
In/Outdoor:Indoor
Cost:Free
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NIEHS is the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, located in Bethesda, MD. The NIEHS Kids' Pages is a government (non-profit) educational website authorized by a 1997 Presidential Memorandum. It is designed to:

  • teach children about the connections between their health and the environment;
  • encourage children to pursue careers in health, science, and the environment;
  • explain the mission of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; and
  • assist children in learning to read and master challenging mathematics and science.
The NIEHS Kids' Pages include a wide variety of fun activities designed to attract children to this website where they can learn about the impact of the environment on human health, the NIEHS mission, and possible careers in health, medicine, science, mathematics, and the environment.

The site contains lots of unique interactive games using Java Applets. (i.e. Click to make a goldfish swim, design your own fireworks finale, and more! ) The site can also be viewed in both English and Spanish with one click.

Site Activities:

  • Interactive Games,
  • Sing-Along Songs,
  • Name That Tune,
  • Brainteasers and Riddles,
  • StoryTime,
  • Color Our World Pages,
  • Laugh It Up! (Humor/Jokes),
  • Science, Education & many other Cool Links and Resources.


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www.niehs.nih.gov/kids

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Virtual/Online

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