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The Poison Control Center offers a variety of poison prevention education materials for schools and poison prevention educators. These materials can also be used by families to teach their children about poison prevention.
Poison Safety...it's up to you!
Read the summer 2011 issue of this poison safety newsletter from the Poison Control Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Developed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), "Why is Coco Orange" is a story of a chameleon that can't change colors and his asthma is acting up. This is a great way to teach children about air quality and how to stay healthy when the air quality is bad.
ToxTown is an interactive site for secondary students, educators and the general public. Features everyday locations where you might find toxic chemicals, non-technical descriptions of chemicals, an explanation of how the environment can impact human health, and links to Internet resources on environmental health topics. ToxTown is a companion to the extensive information in the TOXNETcollection of databases typically used by toxicologists and healthcare professionals.
The NIEHS Kids' Pages educate children about the connections between their health and the environment, and encourage children to pursue careers in health, sciences and the environment. They also help children to learn to read and to master the challenges of mathematics and sciences.
An animated 6-minute video that teaches children about the dangers of poisons in the home. Copyright 2007 New York State Poison Control Centers
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