Healthy Me!

How can science, technology, engineering, and math help people stay healthy and safe?


Pediatric nurse practitioners help kids stay healthy

Kera has noticed that life is very precious—and she thinks it’s really important to make sure that everyone is safe and healthy. Kera is already very interested in a career in medicine, where she can work with children because children are our future. In her video, Kera interviews Melissa Grey and learns all about a STEM career—pediatric nurse practitioner—that she hasn’t heard about yet.

Activities/Things to Do

Find out for yourself! Check out these cool activities that help you learn more about how science, technology, engineering, and math can help people stay healthy and safe!

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Other Careers

Learn about other careers that use science, technology, engineering, and math to help people stay healthy and safe!


Pediatricians are doctors who specialize in the care of babies, children, and adolescents. Pediatricians work to make sure that young people are healthy and safe and that they stay that way.

Meet a pediatrician!

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  • Karen Hansen is a pediatrician at the Center for Safe and Healthy Families in Salt Lake City, Utah. Check out Karen Hansen here.

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Pediatricians work to keep children’s bodies safe. Check out these links about different parts of the body!

How do I do this?

  • Learn more about what it’s like to be a doctor and what you’ll need to do to get there.

Biomedical Engineer

Biomedical engineers use engineering skills to create devices or develop new procedures for use in the medical field.

Meet a biomedical engineer!

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  • Jessica Miller helps save lives by engineering devices for human hearts. Check out Jessica Miller here.

Try it yourself!

  • Check out this timeline of technology developments in health.

How do I do this?

  • How do you even begin to prepare to be a biomedical engineer? Find out here!