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View Resource A Helpful But Hazardous Harvest

Scientists clean up chemicals like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) with help from vegetables like pumpkins and zucchini. This radio broadcast explains how certain vegetables can be grown to absorb pesticides and industrial chemicals at contaminated sites. The clip is 2 minutes in length and is available in MP3 format. A text version is also available.

View Resource Tox Town

Tox Town is a highly interactive website for students of all ages and levels to learn about pollution and other local problems. Because Tox Town includes information on four different settings, a city, a town, a farm, and the US-Mexico border, there is something for everyone. Each locale features links to the NIH's Medline Plus and the EPA which are excellent sources of information for most...

View Resource Air Pollution: What Is the Solution?

This educational project uses online real time data to guide student discovery of the science behind the causes and effects of ground level ozone. Through this project, students will discover what ground level ozone is, what factors contribute to its formation and how breathing ozone affects health. Students will use data and animated maps from the internet to monitor the presence of ground level...

View Resource Field Analytic Technologies: Immunoassay and Enzymatic Assays

This site features a discussion of immunoassays in the context of testing for environmental contaminants, including a fairly detailed explanation of how immunoassays are conducted and advantages and limitations in the analysis of environmental problems. There is also a discussion of analytical concerns - interferences, limits of detection, accuracy and precision, calibrating immunoassays, etc.

View Resource Microbial Leaching of Metals

Written by Helmut Brandl of Wiley-VCH, this 16-page book chapter details microbial leaching of metals. Sections include an introduction, terminology, historical background, principles of microbial metal leaching, microbial diversity in bioleaching environments, case studies of bioleaching applications, economics of metal bioleaching, perspectives of bioleaching technology, a conclusion, and...

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