ERIC Number: ED264099
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Water and Health. What We Take from our Environment. Science and Technology Education in Philippine Society.
Philippines Univ., Quezon City. Inst. for Science and Mathematics Education Development.
Information about the relationship between water and health is provided in this module. Topics considered include: (1) the various uses of water; (2) water demand of individuals in certain communities; (3) water sources; (4) water cycle; (5) pure water; (6) water pollution, focusing on pollution resulting from heat, chemicals, radioactive materials, oils (and suspended solids and colloids), and pathogenic organisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, and helminths); (7) water as a factor for the spread of diseases; (8) water-related diseases; and (9) water treatment. Included in appendices are tables with data on selected characteristics of dwelling units and households, water-related diseases (their entry and exit in man), modes by which certain water-borne diseases are spread, number of cases and death by leading diseases, highest number of cases for several diseases in various regions; and morbidity causes and mortality causes. Also included are suggested individual and group activities related to information in the appendices. (JN)
Descriptors: Disease Control, Diseases, Foreign Countries, Health Education, High Schools, Physical Health, Science Activities, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Water, Water Pollution, Water Resources, Water Treatment
University of the Philippines, Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development, Pardo de Tavera St., Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines ($2.55).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Educational Development Projects Implementing Task Force (Philippines).
Authoring Institution: Philippines Univ., Quezon City. Inst. for Science and Mathematics Education Development.
Identifiers - Location: Philippines