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Complete Lesson 2: Pesky Pests and Household Hazards

This lesson examines environmentally friendly ways to keep our homes and schools pest-free. We define pests, pesticides, household hazards, chemicals, and toxic, and explores strategies for keeping common household hazards out of reach.

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