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Description:

This radio broadcast discusses the health problems associated with the town of Idrija, Slovenia, which was a center for mercury mining for about 500 years. A Slovenian chemist and expert in mercury points out that the citizens of Idrija, proud of their industrial heritage, are reluctant to connect the health problems they experience with exposure to mercury. The clip is 2 minutes in length and is available in MP3 format.

Subjects:

  • Science > Engineering
  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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Keywords:

Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Health -- Instructional issues,NSDL,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Engineering,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Science -- Instructional issues,General Public,Science -- Ecology,Geoscience,Education,Graduate/Professional,Science -- Earth science,Life Science,Science -- Engineering,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120826210147778T,Higher Education

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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