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Beyond Pesticides State and Local School Pesticides Policies
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Article/Report - List - Web site
Summary: An interactive map allows the capability of identifying your state and accessing current regulations regarding school pesticide policies.
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Cockroaches
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet - List
Summary: This creepy crawly page, (using the language of the website designer) provides valuable insite into the biology and requirements of the Common, American, German, Brown-Banded, Smokey Brown and Australian Cockroaches. Suggestions for control are provided from...
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Cost of IPM in Schools
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Routine pesticide spraying is common in Illinois schools. The costs are varied, yet they can be reduced to provide cost-effective alternatives using IPM.
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Green Module for Biochemistry: A New Chemical Family of Insecticides Exemplified by CONFIRM Selective Caterpillar Control Agent
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Materials - Fact sheet - Language Options - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours
Summary: The topic of green chemistry could be incorporated into a traditional biochemistry class quite easily without requiring a large amount of class time. Most biochemistry classes include a discussion of enzyme mechanisms and kinetics. One could use acetylchol...
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Green Module for Chemical Toxicology: Biochemical Toxicology of Insecticides The Road Towards Reduced-Risk Insecticides
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Materials - Language Options - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours
Summary: This module is intended primarily for use in an upper level undergraduate course in biochemical toxicology although it may also be applicable to upper level courses in biochemistry, environmental science, and biology. It is assumed that the students have had...
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Green Module for Environmental Chemistry: Antifoulants
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Materials - Language Options - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours
Summary: This module is primarily adapted for use in an Environmental Chemistry course. In addition this module may also be of interest in Freshman Chemistry (half-life, solubility and concentration units), Biochemistry (biodegradation) and Toxicology (acute toxicity,...
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HeadLice.org
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Games and Activities - Classroom Materials - Fact sheet
Summary: Current lice and scabies news, facts and photos, prevention and treatment, adverse reaction, product problems, education resources and free downloads and more can be accessed through this website.
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Illinois Law Requires IPM in Childcare Facilities:Factsheet from Safer Pest Control Project
Type: Fact sheet - Response Plans
Summary: Public Act 93-0381 requires all Illinios licensed childcare facilities to use IPM. This fact sheet provides a brief explanation of the requirement.
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Integrated Pest Management for Schools: A How-to Manual
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Manual/Handbook
Summary: Integrated pest management principles in schools helpf to reduce contact with toxic substances in the school environment. EPA promotes integrated pest management through documents such as the IPM for Schools: A How-to Manual. IPM is a process that emplys a p...
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IPM and Notification Handbook
Type: Checklist - Database - Fact sheet - Manual/Handbook - Response Plans - Web site
Summary: Safer Pest Control Project has produced an IPM Handbook for schools that contains an IPM and Notification Checklist, Summary of State Laws, Deginition, IPM Policy (including forms), IPM Participants and a lot of basic information for establishing an IPM progra...
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IPM for Pennsylvania Schools: A How-to Manual
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Manual/Handbook
Summary: Thi is a 136 page document available as a PDF or as hard copy by request to the source. Table of Contents includes how to get started, models for reference and sample plans as well as a fairly comprehensive section on technical information as applicable for Pe...
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IPM for Teachers Curriculum
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Classroom Lessons - Fact sheet
Summary: The contencts appear designed for upper grade levels, they are linked to science standards. Sections include: biology of insects and weeds, soil ecosystems and biological controls, pesticides, chemical controls, agriculture, natural areas, and IPM in schools,...
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IPM Institute of North America School IPM
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Checklist - Manual/Handbook - Web site
Summary: IPM standards for school buildings and grounds, links, resources, as they apply to schools are provided in a very comprehensive format. An IPM school certification page is being developed.
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Mosquito Control and Safe Pesticide Use
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Fact sheet
Summary: Documents include "Don't grow your own mosquitoes--a home and garden checklist (English and Spanish), "Mosquitoes, How to Control Them," and "Safety of Pesticides Used to Control Adult Mosquitoes." Eight documents are offered on mosquito control using safe me...
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National Pest Management Association Inc
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Games and Activities - Classroom Materials - Language Options - List - Manual/Handbook - Web site
Summary: This resource is designed for consumers and professionals in the pest control industry. The website offers teacher resources, activities for children interested in learning more about pests, and it offers a link to locate recommended professionals.
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Parent's Guide to Safer Pest Management in Schools (English)
Type: Fact sheet - Language Options
Summary: This fact sheet identifies some of the primary concerns for pest control and laws that parents need to know.This is available in English and Spanish.
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Parent's Guide to Safer Pest Management in Schools (Spanish)
Type: Fact sheet - Language Options
Summary: This fact sheet identifies some of the primary concerns for pest control and laws that parents need to know.This is available in English and Spanish.
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School IPM (Pennsylvania IPM)
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Language Options - Web site
Summary: School IPM, which is part of Pennsylania's Community IPM program, is everybody's business because nothing is more important than the health of our children. PA IPM maintains a comprehensive school IPM program that is available to all 501 school districts in Pe...
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Skeeter Reader, The
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Materials
Summary: A 2-page PDF for children on mosquitos and West Nile Virus prevention is available.
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Teacher's Guide to Indoor Air Quality
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Checklist - Classroom Games and Activities - Classroom Lessons - Fact sheet - Glossary - List - Manual/Handbook
Summary: The National Safety Council's Environmental Health Center (NSC's EHC) and the US EPA have developed a Teacher's Guide to Indoor Air Quality. This guide is an excellent companion tool to accompany the IAQ Tools for Schools. The guide provides worksheets and an...
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West Nile Virus Educational Materials
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Article/Report - Fact sheet - Language Options
Summary: Various fact sheets and educational documents on West Nile Virus and mosquitos are available through the Fairfax County (Virginia) Health Department. Many of these are applicable throughout the country but what makes this desirable is sheets are provided in a...
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