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NAF’s Health Sciences curricula provide a rigorous and comprehensive program of study designed to prepare learners with the content knowledge and transferable competencies necessary for success in college and career.

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Featured Resources

HHMI BioInteractive

Instructional Resources

Curated by the Howard Huges Medical Institute, this website provides a variety of classroom resources based on peer-reviewed science. From data-rich activities and case studies to high-quality videos and interactive media, our resources are designed to connect students to big ideas in biology, promote engagement with science practices, and instill awe and wonder about the living world.

In addition, the BioInteractive website provides educators with planning tools to build resource playlists and storylines, and professional learning materials and opportunities to deepen their scientific and pedagogical expertise.

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DNA Learning Center

Virtual Lab Demos

An extensive library of virtual educational resources dedicated to DNA and Genetics research

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I am a Scientist

Profiles in Science Careers

To counteract the stereotypes and ensure a more equitable future for STEM, we need more classrooms and resources that celebrate the incredible range of personalities, interests, backgrounds, and pursuits that drive discovery and progress.

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National Health Science Standards

From NCHSE

Align Your Health Science Curriculum to the National Health Science Standards

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Impact of Covid on Various Industries

Webinar

This webinar from EconEdlink will allow teachers to engage with several resources that connect how Covid-19 impacted multiple businesses. It will show relevant media and strategies that can be used to connect content to the real world. It will focus on a Company Case Study that can be done to allow students to connect how a business was affected by Covid-19 and the future of that business.

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The Dirty Water Project: Design-Build-Test Your Own Water Filters

In this hands-on activity students investigate different methods—aeration and filtering—for removing pollutants from water. Students form teams to design, build and test their own water filters.

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Dentsu - The Code

Marketing Curriculum Modules

The Code is dentsu’s global creative marketing challenge for young people aged 14+. Students are partnered with mentors to create their own advertising campaign and put ideas ideas into action!

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NAF Pathways to Success Series

Pathway to a Career in Midwifery

Learn about a career as a midwife.

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Wisc-Online's Health Science Learning Objects

Wisc-Online is a repository of high-quality educational learning materials FREE to learners and educators. Topics cover Arts & Humanities, Career Clusters, Computer Science, Manufacturing and Engineering, Math, Science and Social Science.

Watch a video on the Anatomy of the Heart or try one of the other learning objects related to health science.

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Public Health Career Quiz

Use this 15-minute quiz to help you identify which health care career is the best match for you. It contains role-play questions and answers.

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See What the Network is Saying

The most memorable work-based learning experience that I had was my internship at the Matthews Free Medical Clinic which served patients that were 200% below the poverty line in my community. By working with the amazing staff and doctors, I was able to see the tremendous impact that they were having on families who otherwise would not have the healthcare that they desperately needed.

Mahlet Gebrekidan
Student
David W. Butler High School Academy of Health Sciences

We are proud to extend our partnership with NAF and Ballmer Group and believe this will enhance our reform to increase high school enrollment, attendance, and overall student achievement.

Dr. Nikolai Vitti
Superintendent
Detroit Public Schools Community District

There are several aspects that have contributed to the happiest of memories throughout my time in the NAF academy but the work-based learning that has impacted me greatly would be the mock interviews. Without the preparation and the mock interviews, I don’t believe I would have been as prepared to confidently seek employment for my summer internship.

Yazmin Cruz
Student
Ronald Reagan High School Academy of Health Sciences

Thanks to our community, industry, postsecondary partners, and professional associations for their continued involvement in promoting future ready learning for NAF's educators and learners.

Looking for the old Curriculum Library?

NAF will no longer update the Curriculum Library in the Academy Support Hub (ASH), but you can still access it below. Stay on the NAF Future Ready Learning site for our updated curricula and resources.

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