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Title: Sources of Common Contaminants and Their Health Effects PDF
Url: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/teachers/lessonplans/science/pollut...
Publisher: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description: This PBS site, courtesy of the EPA, features a table showing various contaminants, their common sources, and health effects of exposure. Examples include heavy metals, solvents, pesticides, herbicides and PCBs. The site also provides links to information about how to deal with exposure to toxic materials.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Hazardous aspects of the environment
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Medicine and the state -- Government health agencies (General)
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Disinfection. Fumigation. Sterilization. Decontamination -- Individual contaminants, A-Z
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Environmental health -- Study and teaching
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Hazardous substances and their disposal
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Hazardous substances and their disposal -- Special topics, A-Z -- Risk assessment
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biology
Health
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Physical sciences
Health -- Environmental health
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Science Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: pdf
Audience: General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Biology
Environmental science
hazardous waste
Public health
toxin
Date Of Record Release: 2007-02-16 03:00:05 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-06-15 14:25:37 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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