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Toxicology 3: Toxicology and Human Health

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In this lesson, students apply their knowledge about pollutants and human anatomy towards understanding ways in which normal body functioning is impaired by environmental toxicants. Students first review concepts in toxicology and lung anatomy using online problem sets. They then conduct an online investigation and analyze scientific data to examine the effect of environmental tobacco smoke on human lung development.

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Toxicology 1: Toxicology and Living Systems

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In the first lesson, Toxicology 1: Toxicology and Living Systems, students are introduced to the basic concepts and terminology of the science. Toxicology 2: Finding the Toxic Dose allows students the opportunity to conduct a toxicology experiment on a plant. Specifically, students determine the toxic dose of a chemical that will inhibit seed germination in Brassica rapa, a relative to cabbages and mustards. In the third lesson, Toxicology 3: Toxicology and Human Health, students investigate the effect of environmental tobacco smoke on human lung development. These lessons can be done in a series or they can stand alone.

Material Type: Lesson Plan, Teaching/Learning Strategy