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ERIC Number: ED460000
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 166
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87355-196-6
ISSN: N/A
Assessing Toxic Risk. Teacher's Guide [and] Student Edition. Cornell Scientific Inquiry Series.
Trautmann, Nancy M.; Carlsen, William S.; Krasny, Marianne E.; Cunningham, Christine M.
The teacher's guide of "Assessing Toxic Risk" aims to help students conduct scientific research on relevant environmental topics. Using the research protocols in this book, students learn to carry out experiments known as bioassays. In this way, the toxicity of substances is evaluated by measuring its effect on living things. The text is organized into three parts to enable students to understand toxic risk, become familiar with toxicology protocols in research, and explore interactive research. The student edition enables students to conduct scientific research on relevant environmental topics. Using the research protocols in this book, students learn to carry out experiments known as bioassays. In this way, the toxicity of substances is evaluated by measuring its effect on living things. The text is organized into three parts to enable students to understand toxic risk, become familiar with toxicology protocols in research, and explore interactive research. (DDR)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.; Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY.
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.