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1 Lydia N Collins National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region Consumer Health Coordinator NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND GENETICS RESOURCES AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

2  8 Regional Offices  Support Network members to achieve NN/LM mission  5-year contracts  Mission  Provide health professionals, K-12 educators and the general public with equal access to and training on health and science resources NN/LM MAR is your Regional Medical Library Join the NN/LM MAR network NN/LM: A REGIONAL MEDICAL LIBRARY NEAR YOU

3  Biology  Environmental Health/Chemistry  Forensics and Medical Technology  General Health  Genetics  HIV/AIDS  Careers  Health Information Tutorials  Lesson Plans  Projects  Spanish-Language Resources NLM K-12 SCIENCE AND HEALTH EDUCATION RESOURCES

4 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

5 Suitable for ALL ages Available in English and Spanish MedlinePlus includes information on:  Diseases and Conditions  Wellness Issues  Drugs & Supplements  Interactive Tutorials  Anatomy & Surgery Videos  Calculators & Quizzes  Games and much more… MEDLINEPLUS

6 MEDLINEPLUS: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

7  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Student Center  National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Kids Pages  Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)  Comic book for children  GirlsHealth.gov  The Environment and Your Health …and more MEDLINEPLUS ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN/TEENS

8 Locate additional resources to use in the classroom!! EPA RESOURCE S FOR KIDS AND TEACHERS EPA Stanley and Stella Blog EPA Student Page: EPA Stanley and Stella Blog: https://blog.epa.gov/stanleyandstella/ EPA Student Page

9 The Environmental Health Student Portal provides a safe and useful resource for students and teachers to learn how the environment can impact our health. Suitable for grades 6-8 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH STUDENT PORTAL

10 FOR TEACHERS

11 EXPERIMENTS AND PROJECTS

12 Suitable for ages 7-11 Toxie the Cat helps children find the hazards hidden in each room and offers hints when needed.  Available in English and SpanishEnglish Spanish  “For Teachers” section includes 3 lesson plans with student worksheets/activities”  Parent Resources TOXMYSTERY

13 TOXMYSTERY CHILD’S BEDROOM SCENE

14 TOXMYSTERY GARAGE SCENE

15 Suitable for grades Tox Town Tox Town provides information on:  Everyday locations where you might find toxic chemicals  Non-technical descriptions of chemicals  How the environment can impact human health  Available in English and Spanish Includes an afterschool Science Club CurriculumScience Club Curriculum TOX TOWN

16 TOX TOWN: FARM SCENE

17 TOX TOWN: PORT SCENE

18 TOX TOWN: CITY SCENE

19 6 Units of Curriculum  Water Quality  Air Quality  Chemicals in Your Home  Food Safety  Runoff, Impervious Surfaces & Smart Development  The Great Debate: Bottled Water vs. Tap Water in Our School DISCOVERING THE CONNECTION: YOUR ENVIRONMENT, YOUR HEALTH

20 Suitable for grades HPD was designed to answer questions such as:  What’s under your kitchen sink, in your garage, in your bathroom, and on the shelves in your laundry room?  Do these household products pose a potential health risk to you and your family?  What are the chemical ingredients and their percentages in specific brands?  Which products contain specific chemical ingredients? HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS DATABASE (HPD)

21 HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS DATABASE: PRODUCTS CATEGORIES

22 HPD: PERSONAL CARE CATEGORY

23 HPD: IVORY CLASSIC BAR SOAP

24 HPD: IVORY CLASSIC SOAP (HEALTH EFFECTS)

25 GENETICS

26 Suitable for grades TopicsTopics to explore include:  Cell Biology  Biostatistics  DNA, Genes, Chromosomes  Epigentics/Inheritance and the Environment  DNA Forensics  Biotechnology  Evolution  Genetic Conditions GeneEDGeneED is a safe and useful resource for students to learn about genetics GENEED

27 GENEED TOPICS

28 GENE ED: BIOSTATISTICS

29 HARRY POTTER’S WORLD RENAISSANCE SCIENCE, MAGIC, AND MEDICINE Harry Potter’s World presents the following instructional resources for the educators in middle-and high-schools, and in higher education institutions. Explore genetics through the characters and creatures featured in Harry Potter! Includes instructional guides and materials Suitable for grades 6-12

30 HARRY POTTER’S WORLD EXHIBITION

31 HARRY POTTER’S WORLD RESOURCES

32 Topics Covered  Condition Summaries  Gene Summaries  Gene Family Summaries  Chromosome Summaries  Handbook  Glossary  Resources GENETICS HOME REFERENCE

33  Cells & DNA  How Genes Work  Mutations and Health  Inheriting Genetic Conditions  Genetic Consultation  Genetic Testing  Gene Therapy  The Human Genome Project  Genomic Research HELP ME UNDERSTAND GENETICS HANDBOOK

34 HANDBOOK: HOW GENES WORK

35 ADDITIONAL RESOURCES/SERVICES

36 “The Exhibition Program creates lively and informative exhibitions and educational resources that enhance awareness of and appreciation for the collections of the National Library of Medicine. Explore. Discover. Enjoy”.Exhibition Program Topics include Medicine & the Arts Science & Society Patients & Practitioners The Technology of Medicine Suitable for grades K-12+ NLM EXHIBITION PROGRAM

37 NN/LM MAR promotes the use and access to reliable health information by K-12 professionals in NY, NJ, PA and DE This is done through training on the numerous resources developed by NLM. These resources are designed to engage students’ interest in and foster their analysis of a variety of health and science related topics using:  instructional templates  lesson plans  resource lists  and more Learn more about NN/LM MAR Outreach to K-12 Professionals! Request training for educators in NY, NJ, PA & DE. Access resources for use in your K-12 setting For those outside of NY, NJ, PA & DE locate your NN/LM Regional Medical Library: NN/LM MAR OUTREACH TO K-12 PROFESSIONALS

38 Lydia N Collins National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region Consumer Health Coordinator This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N C with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System. THANK YOU


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