College of Natural Sciences
ENV/410 Version 1
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The purpose of this course is to provide the fundamental knowledge of the effects of environmental chemicals on living systems, and the toxic responses of the human and plant systems. Students will discuss risk, ethics, and social responsibility with regard to environmental toxicology.
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Connell, D., Lam, P., Richardson, B., & Wu, R. (1999). Introduction to ecotoxicology. Malden, MA: Blackwell.
Hodgson, E. (Ed.). (2010). A textbook of modern toxicology (4th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
National Library of Medicine (2008).Tox town. Retrieved from http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/
National Library of Medicine (2008). NLM toxicology tutorials. Retrieved from http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/toxtutor.html
National Library of Medicine (2008). ToxMystery. Retrieved from http://toxmystery.nlm.nih.gov/
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (2009). Agency for toxic substances and disease registry. Retrieved from http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/
All electronic materials are available on the student website.
Week One: Toxicological Principles
1.1 Define environmental toxicology.