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Title: Toxic Chemicals PDF
Url: https://esa21.kennesaw.edu/activities/chemicals/toxic_chemicals.pdf
Creator: Fox, Chris
Publisher: Kennesaw State University
Description: This lesson introduces students to the concept of toxic chemicals. Topics include a definition of the term 'toxic', factors that can affect the potential for a chemical to be harmful, and a brief overview of federal agencies that have authority to regulate chemicals in the United States. The lesson includes a a five-part activity in which students use the internet to investigate various toxic chemicals, pollution issues (releases), and some studies on the effects of chemical pollutants in the human body. They will also use data from their household inventories made in the previous exercise (Home Chemicals) to research less hazardous alternatives for each of the products they listed.
LC Classification: Law -- United States -- United States (General) -- Regulation of industry, trade, and commerce. Occupational law -- Manufacturing industries -- Chemical industries
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Toxicology -- Chemical toxicology
Science -- Chemistry -- Study and teaching. Research
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental pollution -- Pollution control methods -- Special methods -- Chemical treatment
GEM Subject: Science -- Chemistry
Science -- Technology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Health -- Environmental health
Key Concept: Chemistry -- Chemical properties
Chemistry -- Chemical equations
Health -- Chemicals and drugs
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Environmental Science Activity
Access Rights: Free access
Source: Environmental Science Activities for the 21st Century
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Resource URL Clicks: 1
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