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This Nature of Teaching lesson plan teaches students the relationship between outdoor experiences and mental health.

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This handy, one-page infographic offers tips to help you identify the most common ticks in Indiana — and the diseases they can transmit.

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This handy, one-page infographic offers tips to help protect yourself from Zika and other mosquito-borne illnesses when you travel.

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One in six Americans suffers a foodborne illness each year. PulseNet is one method the CDC uses to identify such illnesses and limit or prevent outbreaks. This publication explains how researchers, relying on laboratorie  More...
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Mosquitoes are pests that most people try to control due to their annoying biting and the risk of disease transmission. This publication outlines the development and breeding of mosquitoes and provides information on the  More...
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Describes the habits of the two kinds of ticks commonly found in Indiana. Discusses measures that campers and hikers can take to protect themselves from ticks. Provides suggestions for outdoor and indoor tick control and  More...
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NEW! EAT CLEAN wall poster: These colorful food safety reminders for public and classroom settings are 11" x 17" and available in packages of five (5). The English version is on one side, Spanish vers  More...

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NEW! EAT CLEAN magnets: Nothing is better than a magnet reminder in the kitchen where food is prepared! These nifty 4" x 5" magnets have the same EAT CLEAN information as the posters and placemats, ju  More...

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NEW! EAT CLEAN placemats: A fun way to remind families to follow the easy steps of the EAT CLEAN program, this full-color placemat features a vegetable identification game and an EAT CLEAN maze. This  More...

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This resource covers the biology of Indiana ticks. Graphics on tick removal and life cycles along with tick habitats are shown in this publication.  More...
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Mosquitoes are well known as annoying biting pests and vectors of disease-causing agents to humans and other animals. This publication examines mosquito biology, mosquito-borne diseases, methods of personal protection, a  More...
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Would you like to be a veterinarian? Veterinarians are scientists who are doctors for animals. In this 61-page activity book geared toward sixth-graders, you get to be part of the veterinary team by using science to solv  More...

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A dog is an ideal workout partner: always supportive, happy to go for a walk, and never judgmental. When people and dogs exercise together, fitness and health happen on both ends of the leash. As the obesity epidemic  More...

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The use of antimicrobials (substances that kill or inhibit microorganisms) in food animal production is one of the more controversial agricultural practices in the United States. The author of this 4-page PDF publication  More...
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Dogs know when we are feeling down. They love it when we are happy and seeking friendship and fun, and they understand when we are feeling sad and desperate. This book presents a series of real-life tales of the positive  More...

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This resource discusses the symtoms and how West Nile Virus is transmitted. Life cycles and breading sites are shown in this publication too.  More...
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This resource covers the cause, transmission, and biology of lyme disease. It also has a diagram on tick removal.  More...
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Horse and deer flies are annoying biting pests of wildlife, livestock, and humans. Their blood sucking habits also raise concerns about possible transmission of disease agents. You are encouraged to learn more about the  More...
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Historically, fleas have been involved in devastating epidemics of plague throughout the world. Today in the U. S., fleas primarily are annoying biting pests of pets and people. The most common species is the cat flea, C  More...
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This publication discusses the stinging insects and the medical risks associated with their venoms. Stinging insects belong to the insect order Hymenopera, the group  More...
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Black flies, known also as "buffalo gnats" and "turkey gnats," are very small, robust flies that are annoying biting pests of wildlife, livestock, poultry, and humans. Their blood-sucking habits also raise concerns about  More...
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Roundworms are parasitic organisms that live in the intestines of animals (including humans). The raccoon roundworm lives in the intestines of raccoons. The roundworm survives by feeding on nutrients that the raccoon has  More...
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No BONES About It is six lessons on DVD and CD designed to inspire early teens to become lifelong consumers of calcium-rich foods. Personnel at eight universities created the lessons, which meet national acad  More...

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This site license allows a nonprofit educational institution to provide multiple-user access to games contained on the No BONES About It CD (no limit to the number of students; no time limit on use). The games m  More...

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This book offers many ways to create moments of joy. No matter what the environment or situation, this book will be a positive tool on a daily basis. This book breaks down the learning process into five sections. Within  More...

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If you suffer from arthritis like millions of other agricultural workers across the country, you know that everyday farm and ranch tasks can put a lot of stress on your body. While there is no cure for arthritis, the  More...

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In The Golden Bridge, Patty Dobbs Gross provides both personal and professional advice on how specially bred and trained dogs help to facilitate communication for children with autism and other developmental disabilit  More...

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At Wit's End is a simple, straightforward, and easy-to-read summary about Alzheimer's as a disease and condition, written without technical jargon and impractical detail. About 33% of the population will eventuall  More...

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The purpose of this publication is to make workers and students who handle animals aware of the associated risks with handling, feeding, cleaning, or exposure to animal wastes. There should be methods for monitoring expo  More...
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Just Love Me reveals the thoughts and emotions of a woman struggling with a suddenly unmanageable life, numerous hospitalizations, suicide attempts, everyday turmoil, and finally, the arduous search for an accurat  More...

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This publication discusses what cryptosporidium is, the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, and several questions pertaining to the disease.  More...
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Explains how coliform bacteria can enter water supplies and the possible effects of bacterial contamination. Testing and treatment guidelines are provided.  More...
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