Education outreach is a key mechanism for achieving the mission of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). The Environmental Health Science Education website provides educators, students and scientists with easy access to reliable tools, resources and classroom materials. It seeks to invest in the future of environmental health science by increasing awareness of the link between the environment and human health.
Campus Tours & Information Sessions
As part of its education outreach efforts, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences offers educational tours/visits of the institute.
Office of Science Education & Diversity
The Office of Science Education & Diversity (OSED) coordinates local, state, and national outreach efforts designed to raise the awareness of students, teachers, parents, and scientists regarding the mission, research, and goals of the institute.
Do you need a speaker for your school or community group? How about a judge for your upcoming science fair, festival, or camp?
Check here for an array of classroom activities and curricula, easy access to reference materials based on reliable environmental health research, and professional development opportunities.
Giving a presentation to your child's class? Looking for examples of how to explain what toxicology or environmental health is? Here are many links to activities, tools and resources.
Students of all ages, check out the materials and activities this website has to help you understand links between human health and the environment! Find out about summer research and job opportunities!
Climate Change and Human Health Literature Portal
The Climate Change and Human Health Literature Portal is a knowledge management tool for locating the most relevant scientific literature on the health implications of climate change. It provides access to a database of studies from around the world, published between 2007 and 2019.
NIEHS Scholars Connect Program
NSCP strives to provide a research training opportunity for highly motivated science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) focused undergraduate students from surrounding colleges and universities, including Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and community colleges.
NIH Summer Internship Program
The Summer Internship Program at the NIEHS is part of the National Institutes of Health Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research (NIH SIP).