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LEAD / Le PLOMB
(Updated on 04/10/2013)
- Lead (Wikipedia)
1 Notable characteristics
3 Occurrence 3.1 Lead mining in Wales 3.2 Processing of metal from
ore 3.3 Production and Recycling
5 Health effects 5.1 Biochemistry of lead poisoning 5.2 Leaching
of lead from metal surfaces
6 Descriptive chemistry
- Tox Town
- interactive (toxtown.nlm.nih.gov)
Environmental health concerns and toxic chemicals where you live,
work and play
+ "The teacher pages provide activities
and resources you can use with your class to stimulate learning about
environmental health issues."
HEALTH EFFECTS :
- ToxFAQs (atsdr.cdc.gov)
What is lead?
What happens to lead when it enters the environment?
How might I be exposed to lead?
How can lead affect my health?
How likely is lead to cause cancer?
How does lead affect children?
How can families reduce the risk of exposure to lead?
Is there a medical test to show whether I've been exposed to lead?...
LESSON PLANS :