Welcome to August, a warm month and a great time to check out UEN's cool resources. Highlights include a new professional development schedule and Teaching Channel videos to prepare you for the new school year!
SCIENCEBefore reading1. What are wastewater and sewage treatment plants and why are they important for the environment?2. Gasoline is just one of the products made from crude oil, or petroleum. Research some other common products made all or in part from crude oil.During reading1. What does fire have to do with chemistry?2. How many chemical substances are registered with the U.S. government?3. What are some common uses of those chemicals?4. Explain some of the ways making, using or disposing of a chemical can harm human health or the environment.5. What did Paul Anastas call on his fellow chemists to start doing?
Federal prosecutors have indicted a California sex offender accused of driving to Utah for the purpose of having sex with a person he apparently believed was a 12-year-old girl. The "child" was actually a Vernal police detective.