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Environmental Health Student Portal

provides lessons, learning activities, and more for learning about how the environment can affect our health. The site focuses on 4 topics: water pollution, climate change, air pollution, and chemicals. A section on careers in environmental health science is included. For Grades 6-8. (National Library of Medicine)

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Interesting Fact:

Know what inspired the Mad Hatter character in Alice in Wonderland? The element mercury. In old times, hat makers got "mad-hatter" syndrome, or mercury poisoning, because the mercury they used in making felt hats damaged their brains. Thankfully, we now know how dangerous exposure to mercury can be.
Image of a ship near a dock

Chemicals in water

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