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Did you know eating more calcium rich foods combats the effects of lead exposure? Or, that eating colorful fruits reduces the health impacts of low level PCB's found in the environment all around us?
The Fighting with Food project explores current biomedical research in nutrition and toxicology that shows how certain foods work to combat the health impacts of environmental toxicants and focuses on integrating this information with core physical and biological science standards on matter.
Materials include hands-on, guided inquiry investigations and student readings designed for middle and high school general science, chemistry, biology, and nutrition classes. In these investigations students will observe, collect, tabulate, and organize data, and then use their data to draw conclusions.
Tap the wealth of information in your newspaper as a teaching tool:
Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.
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Once thought to be one of the most abundant bird species on earth, Passenger Pigeons were hunted to extinction 100 years ago.
-- Dec 10, 2013
National Wildlife Federation’s
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Through its Eco-Schools USA program, NWF is helping educators integrate sustainable principles in their schools and curriculum.