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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Mercury: When Fun Turns Into Danger (Mercury Comic Book)

Title:
Mercury: When Fun Turns Into Danger (Mercury Comic Book)

Abstract:
Citation: April 2002. "Mercury: When Fun Turns Into Danger." Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Center & the Southwest Pollution Prevention Information Center. 16 pages.

Authors/Producers: Ed Gonzalez (Southwest Pollution Prevention Center), Jan Harmon (Paso del Norte Health Foundation), Gina Meza (U.T. of Houstion School of Public Health), Salvador Saenz (Artist), Vicki Harder, Ph.D. (Dept. of Geological Sciences, New Mexico State University), Lee Bondurant (Guillen Middle School, El Paso Independent School District), and the Illinois Waste Management and Research Center/Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable

Summary: This educational comic book, appropriate for middle school and high school students, explains the health risks associated with mercury exposure and the environmental risks associated with mercury pollution. The comic also teaches students about sources of mercury, how to deal with mercury spills, and what to do if mercury-containing products are in their households. (Length: 16 pages)

Price/Ordering Information: Contact the Illinois Waste Management and Research Center at 217-333-8940 for price and ordering information.

URL:
Hard Copy

Source:
GLRPPR/Southwest Pol. Prev. Information Center

Resource Type:
Other resources

Date of Publication:
April 2002

Associated Sectors:

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).

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