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Cyber Safety Resources for Children and Families

Posted by on August 11th, 2020 Posted in: Children and Teens
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More and more of our time is spent online and though the internet is an excellent way for children to learn, connect with friends, and have fun, but it can also be a confusing and overwhelming place at times. From cyberbullying to phishing scams, kids need to understand how to navigate the risks they face when they spend time online.

As part of National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) presence at the 2020 USA Science and Engineering Festival, an annual STEM expo held in Washington, DC, the NIH Cyber Safety Awareness Campaign developed a series of materials to help keep young people safe online. This year’s in-person expo was postponed in compliance with social distancing measures, but the following materials are still available online for parents to print or access digitally with their children:

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Carolyn Martin is the Consumer Health Coordinator for the NNLM Pacific Northwest Region. She works with various libraries and community organizations to increase health literacy in their communities.

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This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.​

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