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Asbestos Hazard Assessment
This is a complete, fully virtual module that addresses asbestos hazards and their assessment. It includes simulations and introduction to the use of the petrographic microscope, and some introductory mineralogy. It is designed as an active learning exercise.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Assessment / Evaluation
    • Case study
    • Module / Unit
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Environmental science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geochemistry
    • Geology
    • Mineralogy or petrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2001 Wayne G. Powell. May be used in educational settings as long as credit is given to W. Powell and Brooklyn College, and W. Powell is notified of its use.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-001-763
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Geology and Human Health'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Prof Wayne G. Powell
Department of Geology
Brooklyn College