Encyclopedia of the Earth - Ecotoxicology
An amazing e-reference about the Earth -- its natural environments and their interaction with society. This is a free, fully searchable, and peer-reviewed collection of articles by expert scientists, educators, and other scholars. Of particular relevance to En Tox is the Ecotoxicology section. Click on the logo to access this section.
NLM Toxicology Tutorials
An interactive tutorial (reference with assessment) from the National Library of Medicine/NIH. This tutorial focuses on classical human toxicology rather than environmental toxicology, but the fundamental principles, concepts, and terminology are relevant and helpful. The physiology content is presented at a very basic level. Click on the logo to access the tutorial.
Environmental Working Group
Established in 2002, the EWG is a non-profit organization of scientists, engineers, policy experts, lawyers, and computer programmers. EWG's website is the best of the best resource for research & policy news and public education on current chemical threats to human health and the environment. Students in the course will use the interactive "Skin Deep" and "Guide to Healthy Cleaning" databases to complete group assignments. Click on the logo to access EWG's homepage.
e-Text - Environmental Toxicology (Cambridge Environmental Chemistry)
Written by David A. Wright and Pamela Welbourn, 2002. This is a comprehensive introductory textbook, covering relevant topics from the molecular to the ecosystem level. This textbook is available an e-text through CSU East Bay's library. Click on the book image to access the link that will allow you to connect to the electronic book through the campus library. Access is limited to enrolled students, faculty, and staff.
The Story of Stuff Project
Established in 2008 by Annie Leonard and Free Range Studios with the first short online movie, The Story of Stuff (watch movie below) -- now one of the most watched online environmental movies in history (> 15 million views). Annie Leonard is an author and activist who's work focuses on pro-sustainability and anti-consumerism, and her movies emphasize "key features of our relationship with Stuff -- including how we can make things better." Click on the image to access their Movies page. The movies of particular relevance to En Tox are The Story of Stuff (embedded below), The Story of Electronics, The Story of Bottled Water, and The Story of Cosmetics. These movies are embedded on this site's VIDEOS page.