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Environmental Health Resources
Teaching with Biomedical and Environmental Health Issues as the context for learning

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Culture and Cycles: Arsenic and Human Health
Resources include the basics of arsenic and how it gets into our drinking water. Some resources available in Spanish as well as English. Lesson plans, classroom exercises and other teaching inspirations can be found here.


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From Global to City Air: Air Quality, City Design and Disease
With asthma having a high occurrence in our schools, it is imperative that both students and teachers discover effective ways for managing asthma within our classrooms. More resources on asthma-friendly schools can be found here.


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Diseases and Epidemics: Architects of History
Information from reputable organizations such as National Federation for Infectious Diseases and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, subcomponent of NIH, and CDC can be explored here. Vaccine safety and EHP sections are also included.


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Dawn of New Revolutions: Revolutionizing Biology to meet Needs
A well-rounded set of resources on genetically engineered food can be found here. Using the resources available in this section, you will learn both sides of the controversial topic of GE Foods. A road map is given showing the organic values of GE Food production.


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Industrialization, Chemicals and Human Health
Understanding chemicals and they interact with our environment is discussed.

Nuclear Radiation & Health Effects
Expand your knowledge of nuclear energy and discover what really happened at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl.

Basic Toxicology Resources
Gain valuable background knowledge on Toxicology and its effects on human health. In addition, learn why you study consider pursuing a career in toxicoology by reviewing the many career-related resources avialable on this page.



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Fertilizers, Pesticides and Human Health
This section provides educational facts and resources on fertilizers and pesticides and their effect on human health. Areas of special interest to educators and teachers are marked as such. Review the materials to learn everything you need to implement a curriculum on pesticides and fertilizers. Also, check out the cool resources for students.



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Powerful Explorations of Health and Energy
This page is an excellent resource on what coal is, how it is used, and how our country uses fossil fuel energy resources. Many reputable companies are featured in this section including World Coal Institute, EPA and Coal Combustion Inc.


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Health Friendly Energy Production
This section details information on how governmental laws and policy effect our environment. There are many resources from a number of agenices offering information on the specifics on certains laws and how they impact environmental health.


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Striding into the Scientific Future: Illuminating Clinical Trials
Teaching our students the important facts about sun safety early on can prevent skin cancer down the road. Knowing what skin cancer is and how to prevent it will lead to healthier lives for our next generation of scientists and explorers.


Suggested Dictionaries
Dictionary.com - http://dictionary.reference.com/
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary - http://www.m-w.com/
Onelook Dictionary - http://www.onelook.com/
MedlinePlus Dictionary - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mplusdictionary.html


Suggested Encyclopedias
Encyclopedia.Com - http://www.encyclopedia.com
Encarta Encyclpedia - http://encarta.msn.com
Wikipedia Encyclpdedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
MedLinePlus Encyclopedia - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/encyclopedia.html
   
Suggested Online Searching and Research Tutorials

Pharmacy Tech Research Tutorial - http://sirlsmcdaniel.googlepages.com
Guide to Website Evaluation - http://lib.nmsu.edu/instruction/eval.html
Website Evaluation Information - http://novaonline.nvcc.edu/eli/evans/resources/evaluation.html

   

 
Contents on this webpage were developed by Stephanie Nardei, MLS Outreach Information Specialist, Center of Toxicology, Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center, University of Arizona.



PULSE is a project of the Community Outreach and Education Program of the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center and is funded by:


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NIH/NCRR award #16260-01A1
The Community Outreach and Education Program is part of the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center: an NIEHS Award

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