Are you worried about chemicals in food or products? Do you try to choose products that contain less chemicals? The instructors of the course Chemicals and Health say that chemicals are everywhere. They will explain to you which chemicals are dangerous and which ones are crucial to your health. They will provide you with the knowledge that will help you better interpret news stories and product labels regarding chemicals.
What will the course Chemicals and Health be about?
This course aims to explain to you what chemicals are, where you can be exposed to them, and what effect they actually have on your health.
You will also learn how chemicals get into environment, and into human bodies, and how they impact your health.
After the course you will be able to better understand policies and regulations about chemicals.
What will the course Chemicals and Health include?
The course will last for 6 weeks. Fifteen leaders in the filed of environmental health will tell you about such things as:
- chemicals in the environment
- effects of chemicals on human bodies
- the ways to measure chemicals in human bodies
- policies about chemicals
There will be video lectures, quizzes and assignments during the course. There will also be a discussion forum where you can meet your peers.
Is any scientific background required for this course?
This course is aimed at the general public. Basic knowledge of biology and chemistry is enough.
Will there be a certificate?
Students who successfully complete the course will get a Statement of Accomplishment signed by the instructor. You can also work for a Verified Certificate which will cost 35 euros.
Is this course on chemicals free?
The course Chemicals and Health is completely free.
How do I enroll in the course Chemicals and Health?
Visit the course page to enroll.