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In this chapter, we provide examples of units and lessons on environmental health issues related to air, water, soil and agriculture created by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) funded projects. We provide sufficient depth to enable the reader to implement the lessons suggested in this chapter or to develop their own lessons based on these project lessons. Although literally hundreds, if not thousands of pages of ideas and resources are available on the NIEHS website, we have not attempted to describe all of the lessons. Instead, we provide readers with sufficient examples and guidelines so they can develop and implement lessons on environmental health that best fit the needs of the students and locality. Of course, we do encourage the reader to access the NIEHS and other websites for resources on environmental health information and offer suggestions as to which ones might be appropriate for specific topics. We conclude by describing a model for environmental health curriculum design and implementation.
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- Environmental Health Curriculum
David W. Hursh
Camille A. Martina
Michael A. Trush
Hillary B. Davis
- Springer Netherlands