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Especially for students and educators

Starting Points

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Environmental Health Student Portal

Educational resources for middle school students and teachers on how the environment effects health

Tox Town

Interactive guide to toxic substancesand environmental health issues in everyday places

ToxMystery

Provides a fun experience whileteaching about household chemical hazards. For children from 7-11 years old

ToxicologyTutorials

Basic toxicology principles written atthe introductory college student level

Household Products Database

Safety and health information for products used in and around the home

TOXMAP

Geographic representation of TRI data with links to other TOXNET resources

GeneEd

Helping students and teachers in grades 9 - 12 learn genetics

More Detailed NLM Resources for Students/Educators

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Drug Information Portal

Information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies

Drug Information Portal

Information from the National Library of Medicine and other key government agencies. Mobile version

MedlinePlus

Consumer health resource with links to authoritative information on health topics

TOXNET

Databases on hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases

Chemical Identification Plus

Dictionary of chemical names, synonyms, and structures. Links to related NLM databases and other resources

Enviro-Health Links

Evaluated links to Internet resources on selected toxicology and environmental health issues

PubMed Toxicology Subset

References from biomedical journals. The subset improves searching for articles about toxicology

K-12 Science and Health Education

National Library of Medicine resources to supplement education programs

Education, Careers, and Outreach in Toxicology and Environmental Health

Resources for study and teaching, career paths and opportunities, and public outreach

Resources for Teachers (PDF, 140 KB)

PDF documents can be viewed with the free Adobe® Reader

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Other NLM Resources for Students/Educators

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Health Hotlines

Directory of health-related organizations with toll-free telephone numbers

A Health Hotlines App is available for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

IUPAC Glossary of Terms Used In Toxicology, 2nd Edition

Definitions and explanatory notes for terms frequently used in the field of toxicology

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