ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH/ TOXICOLOGY:
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
A broad collection of resources and links brought
to you by NIEHS in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina:
a part of the National
Institutes of Health. Info covers molecular biology, medical
and environmental research, a national toxicology program,
research and training program and much more. Be sure to check
out their new K-12 Environmental Health Science Education Web
Scorecard has brought online a variety of new and expanded features
to characterize environmental quality in your community. Combining
cutting-edge information and technology, Scorecard makes it simpler
and easier than ever to find out what the health risks are from
air pollution in your area, and to take action. Topics include
'How high is the cancer risk from air pollution in your community,'
'Is the Clean Air Act protecting you?' and Scorecard's new community
center offers a one-stop summary about local environmental problems.
Scorecard is an Environmental Information Service provided by the
Environmental Defense Fund.
The Institute for Environmental Toxicology
Interactive student pages, environmental health lesson plans (including
several on the topic of cancer) and Internet links, a teacher bulletin
board and bimonthly newsletter.
A fun, interactive environmental learning adventure.
Chemicals and Human Health
An interactive toxicology Web site developed by the SWEHSC.
Addresses basic toxicology, metals & kidneys, lung toxicology,
and environmental tobacco smoke and lung development.