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Harmful chemicals

  1. 1. Harmful Chemicals By: Alexis,Amanda, and Brittany
  2. 2. <ul><li>Your body uses many different kinds of chemicals.
  3. 3. Your body needs sugars, proteins, nucleic acids, and carbohydrates. </li></ul>Your Body
  4. 4. Cancer <ul><li>Cancer is a group of diseases caused by abnormal cell growth and reproduction.
  5. 5. Different kinds of cancer can effect specific organs,such as the lung,bladder,stomach,and brain.
  6. 6. Although there are different causes and symptoms of cancer , all forms of cancer involve the uncontrolled growth of body cells. </li></ul>
  7. 7. More about Cancers <ul><li>A Chemical that causes cancer is called a carcinogen.
  8. 8. Lung cancer is often caused by carcinogen contained in tobacco products. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Birth Defects <ul><li>Reseach has shown that an unborn child can be harmed if it's mother smokes,drinks alcohol,or uses some type of drugs.
  10. 10. A woman who smokes while she's pregant has a greater chance of giving birth to a premature baby.
  11. 11. A woman who alcohol while pregnant may have a baby with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS).
  12. 12. A child born with FAS may have brain damage that results in learning disability s,or behavioral problems. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Heart Disease <ul><li>Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.
  14. 14. Heart disease occurs in the arteries when the supply of blood is narrowed or blocked.
  15. 15. The coronary artery is the major blood vessel.
  16. 16. The coronary artery supplies blood to the heart
  17. 17. Cholesterol is another chemical that causes Heart Disease.
  18. 18. Cholesterol is a fatty acid that forms deposits in the arteries. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Kidney Disease <ul><li>The kidney are the main organs of the urinary system.
  20. 20. The main job of the kidneys is to filter the waste products from the blood
  21. 21. Some chemical can harm the kidney and cause kidney disease. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Citation <ul><li>End Of Grade Science Book
  23. 23. By: Alexis,Amanda,Brittany </li></ul>

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