Environmental Health Fact Files: Asthma & Lead

University Of Washington, 2005

This curriculum series provides opportunities for middle school teachers to team-teach across disciplines. Each curriculum provides lesson plans for social studies, language arts, math, science, and health and fitness teachers. The series was used throughout Washington State and New Mexico, as well as incorporated into a national educational program funded by the National Institute of Health.

How did lead poisoning contribute to the fall of the ancient Roman Empire? Why was crocodile dung once used to treat asthma?

You can download PDF files of the complete curricula from the University of Washington Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health here. English and Spanish versions are available.

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