ERIC Number: ED368725
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Environmental and Community Health. Health Facts.
Krantzler, Nora J.; Miner, Kathleen R.
The 10-volume "Health Facts" series is intended to supplement health education curricula and provide a handy reference for individuals who would like additional background information on particular health topics. The emphasis is placed on topics and examples relevant to youth of middle and high school age. This book is divided into two parts: Part 1 on environmental health and Part 2 on community health. Part 1 has three parts with information on: environmental issues and community concerns; different kinds of environmental pollution; natural environmental cycles including air, soil, and water; and the role of government, industry, agriculture, and the indiviual in protecting the environment. Part 2 contains two sections on: threats and approaches to community health; and community health resources and services at the national, state, and local levels. An easy to read reference format offers clear, concise data intended to familiarize educators with the most important facts about the issues and concerns. A glossary, a resource list, and 27 references complete the volume. (LL)
Descriptors: Community Health Services, Disease Control, Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Government Role, Health Education, Health Materials, Health Promotion, Public Health, Public Policy, Resource Materials, Secondary Education
ETR Associates, P.O. Box 1830, Santa Cruz, CA 95061-1830 ($12.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA.
Identifiers: Comprehensive School Health Programs
Note: For other volumes in the Health Facts series, see SP 035 173-182.