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Online Databases



Quiz yourself on the difference between elements and compounds.

Noodletools - use Noodletools to keep your notes and works cited list in one place.



B.B.C. News - "The drugs derived from deadly poisons."

Centers for Disease Control Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) - Toxic substance portal.

Glossary of Terms and definitions: get help defining some of the scientific terms you may encounter. 
ToxFAQs Information Sheets – see if your toxin is listed.
Toxicological Profiles - read ToxProfiles to see specific health effects, and in-depth profiles, and chemical & physical information of selected toxic substances.

Cornell University 
Poisonous Plants Information Database - see entries for selected poisonous plants.

Crime Library 
Toxicology of Poisons

Dartmouth University 
Dartmouth Toxic Metals Research Program – find out the history of toxic metals such as arsenic and mercury, including cases in which they were featured. Click to find information about these other metals: Cadmium, Chromium, Copper, Lead, Nickel, and Silver. A Metals Primer: click here for basic background on metals.

Department of Agriculture
Poisonous Plant Research - see fact sheets for selected toxic plants and the toxic syndrome they precipitate.

Food and Drug Administration
Bad Bugs Book (2nd edition) - supplies basic information about foodborne pathogens and natural toxins. Includes information on human systems affected by toxins.

National Geographic 
The Mummy's Curse: see for yourself what was found lurking within King Tut's Tumb.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
College Drinking: Changing the Culture - click here for reports and statistics on college age drinking. Click here to see the effects of alcohol on the body in this interactive exhibit.