Kids and Teens Health Safety Poisons and Hazards
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Environmental health involves biological, chemical, and physical factors in the environment that affect human health.

Biological factors include bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms that live in the air, water, and on food.

Chemical factors include pesticides, household cleaners, paints, glues, and gasoline.

Other factors include noise, vibration, extreme heat or cold, radiation, and toxic metals.

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Properties of Hazards: Dangerous Living
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Offers information about work-related health risks, such as noise, vibration, toxic metals, and radiation. Includes lesson and activities. [Pre-test and post-test require file download.]
Properties of Hazards: Invisible Intruders
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Teaches about health risks from infectious microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Includes lesson and activities. [Pre-test and post-test require file download.]
Properties of Hazards: Life Saver or Rat Poison?
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Learn about health risks from chemicals, such as weed killers, household cleaners, and bug sprays. Includes lesson and activities. [Pre-test and post-test require file download.]
Properties of Hazards: To Solve or Not to Dissolve
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Discusses the health hazards of organic solvents, such as gasoline, paint, degreasers, and glues. Includes lesson and activities. [Pre-test and post-test require file download.]
ToxMystery
[ Kids ] Toxie the Cat helps kids find household chemical hazards and offers hints when needed.
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