2006 Envirothon

2005 Envirothon

2004 Envirothon

2003 Envirothon

Florida Envirothon

Cannon Envirothon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Envirothon: Toxicology and Environmental Health

2006
"WATER STEWARDSHIP IN A CHANGING CLIMATE"

Photos from the 2006 Envirothon

Environmental Issues Relating to Water and Human Health

Overview
The AMBIENT packet is divided into four main components:
(1) Water Stewardship
(2) Microbial Contamination  
(3) Toxins – Blue Green Algae
(4) Mercury Contamination

WATER STEWARDSHIP
Within this section you will read the following articles:

MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION
Within this section you will read the following:

TOXINS – BLUE GREEN ALAGE
Within this section you will read the following:

MERCURY CONTAMINATION
Within this section you will read the following:

 

 

2005
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Managing Cultural Landscapes "

Photos from the 2005 Envirothon

Introduction to Remote Sensing  

"Butts on the Beach"

"What is Environmental Health?"

Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice Critical Reading Exercise

Saving Our Backyard
The Environmental Racism Hoax

Virginia Key Readings

 

 

"2004 - Chemicals in the Park"

Look at the 2004 Envirothon Photos

 

Recommended Readings:
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Overview
Lead
Arsenic
Mercury

 

Overview

AMBIENT Toxicology Module

Tox Town

 

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Lead

Miami Herald: New suit, old hazard: lead poisoning of kids

EPA Lead Poisoning and Your Child Brochure
      English           Spanish

"Lead is a Silent Hazard" Richard M. Stapleton:
Chapter 1 The Silent Hazard

 

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CCA Treated Lumber and Arsenic

Out of the Woods - Dr. Helena Solo-Gabriele

Keeping Safe on your CCA-Treated Play Set

UM Scientists ask Pinecrest families to help in playground equipment study

Whitman Announces Transition from Consumer Use of Treated Wood Containing Arsenic (EPA)

Cancellation of Residential Uses of CCA-Treated Wood (EPA)

Response to Requests to Cancel Certain Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA) Wood Preservative Products and Amendments to Terminate Certain Uses of other CCA Products (EPA)

Consumer Safety Information Sheet: Inorganic Arsenical Pressure-Treated Wood (EPA)

Choosing Safe Lumber (Mother Earth News)

 

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Mercury

Mercury Rising - The Bridge: Ocean Sciences Teacher Resource Center

The South Florida Mercury Science Program

Mercury Health Hazards

Mercury Biomagnification/Food Web

Fish Consumption Advisories

Campaign for Mercury Free NIH

Mercury Contamination of Aquatic Ecosystems

 

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"2003 - Land and Human Health "

  • Brochure - EPA Lead Poisoning and Your Child
          English           Spanish

 

 

 

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Last Updated 04/18/2007