Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable
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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Mercury: When Fun Turns Into Danger (Mercury Comic Book)
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.
Date of Publication:
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