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View Resource US EPA: Mercury

Visitors to this Web site from the US Environmental Protection Agency can learn about the ecological and health concerns associated with mercury. In addition to the resources available on the main Web page, the site also contains a teaching guide. Educators are invited to help "students learn about the health and environmental concerns associated with mercury, find out where it is in their school...

https://www.epa.gov/mercury
View Resource National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Located in Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is one of 27 research institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health. The basic goal of the NIEHS is to discover how the environment affects people in order to promote better lives. The Recently Published Research area is a great place to start, followed by...

https://www.niehs.nih.gov/
View Resource Earth Force

"Earth Force engages young people as active citizens who improve the environment and their communities now and in the future." Educators can learn about Earth Force's three programs: Community Action and Problem solving (CAPS), the Global Rivers Environmental Education Network (GREEN), and Earth Force After School. Users can discover students' many accomplishments such as creating reusable fabric...

https://earthforce.org
View Resource Environmental Health Science Education

Developed by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, this website provides access to quality educational resources that deal with this timely topic. As one might expect, the site is divided into three primary sections: students, teachers, and scientists. With this rock-solid triumvirate, visitors can peruse these sections for specific materials that will be of use for their own...

https://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/scied/
View Resource Environmental Health Risk Assessment

It's always great to learn about an interesting new resource for teaching college students about environmental health, and this one is quite handy. Created as part of the Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College, the Environmental Health Risk Assessment site helps instructors and students "locate and use some of the numerous health-related tools and databases that can be found on the...

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https://serc.carleton.edu/research_education/healthrisk/inde...
View Resource Environmental Ethics Case Studies

The American Physiological Society (APS) has created a wide range of teaching resources through its collaborative digital library over the past several years. This particular corner of the site brings together a number of environmental ethics case studies which cover everything from GMOS to the fluoridation of drinking water. Currently, the site contains a dozen different resources, including...

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https://www.lifescitrc.org/