Facts About Toxic Chemicals and the Environment
It is surprising how many different chemicals you have contact with every day!
We can help you learn about them, and maybe help you with your next school project.
You and your friends can use this page to find important facts about some toxic chemicals that you might find in your own home, school, neighborhood, town, or city.
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NOW -- Check Out These Great Sites for Kids!
Let this Household Detective help you
find toxics in the home, courtesy of CHEC
(Children's Health Environmental Coalition).
Kids For Saving Earth Worldwide
Music CD, concert kit, and other projects
you can do at home or in school.
Fun Things from Government Agencies
Food Safety Coloring Book
McGruff the Crime Dog in Indian Country
National Cancer Institute's Smoke-Free Kids
Snack Smart for Healthy Teeth
The Global Health Odyssey
The Bike Hub: Just for Kids
Puzzles and Brainteasers
to Stimulate Creative Ideas!
The Surgeon General's
Report for Kids about Smoking
Kids' Homes at Government Agencies
ATSDR - You Are Here Already, No Need to Click!
Center for Environmental Health
Environmental Protection Agency
Food and Drug Administration
National Cancer Institute
National Institute of Environmental Health
Art and Poetry Gallery
Brainteasers and Riddles
Drinking Water Activities for Kids
Earth Day: Coloring and Activities
Earth Expressions Poster Exhibit
from EPA's Region 5, 1995
Games and Surprises
"If We All Do A Little, We Can
Do A Lot"
Ozone Depletion Art Project
Science Spelling Bee
Science Word Scrambles
Simple Water Science: Build
Your Own Water Cycle
Water Cycle at Work
Posters for Grades K-8
Water Treatment Process
What's Wrong with These Pictures?
Word Search: English
Word Search: Spanish
HHS For Parents
You and Your Family Can Read More . . .
Now there is a reference guide for families who are concerned about the many environmental
chemical hazards and risks that confront their children. Written in plain English,
Toxic Free by
Herbert L. Needleman, M.D. and Philip J. Landrigan, M.D., M.Sc. explains the nature
of the hazards and provides useful tips for reducing children's risks. The book
also contains a household toxicant inventory developed for the Children's Environmental Health Network by Sophie J. Balk, M.D., with partial funding by ATSDR. Also, you might want to receive information about the book, "Raising Healthy Children in a Toxic World: 101 Smart Solutions for Every Family,"which is published by Rodale Press.
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Updated November 24, 2003
Contact Name: Joanne D. Cox
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