Students will learn that lead is a problem to the human body.
Lead can cause problems in the body. It can affect the brain and nervous system. Lead poisoning causes the body to show symptoms that are associated with elevated blood level. See the chart, 1991 CDC Guidelines for Childhood Lead Poisoning. This is why we must prevent lead poisoning.
Students can draw pictures, make collages or write about ways to prevent lead poisoning.
This student can analyze the data from the 1991 CDC Guidelines for Childhood Lead Poisoning to answer the following questions.
A. What is the level at which lead is considered to indicate lead poisoning?
B. What is the level full medical evaluation is indicated? Why? Explain what should happen under this condition.
C. Tell what level at which parents should receive education on preventing lead poisoning and on nutrition.
D. What happens at 45-69 ug/dl?