Type:

Video

Description:

In this video Paul Andersen explains how chemicals can cause both chronic and acute diseases. A discussion of the five main types of toxins; neurotoxins, carcinogens, teratogens, endocrine disruptors, and allergens is including. The LD50 method of determining toxicity as well as a discussion of bioaccumulation and biomagnification is is included.

Subjects:

  • Science > Chemistry
  • Science > Ecology

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

pollution, endocrine disruptors, carcinogens, neurotoxins, teratogens, bioaccumulation, toxicology, allergens

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
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3
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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2016-11-30.

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Standards Alignment: 3
Subject Matter: 3
Deeper Learning: 3

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