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Sania Tong-Argao

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Sania W. Tong Argao is a Physical Scientist at the US EPA and conducts research on air pollutants such as particulate matter to support source apportionment modeling. Her work includes the analysis of field air samples for source markers, chemicals characteristic of specific air pollutant sources (e.g. wood burning, gasoline engines, diesel engines, etc.), in order to provide information on which air pollutant source(s) may have likely contributed to air pollution. Sania's background is in Environmental Toxicology, and she has a MS degree in Public Health Sciences from the University of Illinois at Chicago - School of Public Health's Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Division where she studied the effects of hormonally active pesticides on prostate cancer cells in vitro. Sania has graduated from a two-year professional career development program, the EPA Intern Program, and is willing to share information about this program to those who are interested. Sania is also a charter member of the Society of Women Environmental Professionals - NC Triangle Chapter. Also, she majored in Biology/Pre-medicine with a minor in Environmental Studies while an undergrad at Augustana College (Rock Island, IL).

Topic(s)PresentationAudienceDurationAvailability
- Air QualityAir Quality IndexGrades 6-8, Grades 9-1260 minutesWeekdays
- Air Quality
- Health
Measuring Lung CapacityGrades K-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-1260 minutesWeekdays
- CareersEPA Intern Program; Environmental/ Science CareersGrades 6-8, Grades 9-12, CollegeFlexibleWeekdays
- Biology
- Chemistry
- Environment
- Toxicology
Bioaccumulation & Fish ConsumptionGrades K-5, Grades 6-845 minutesWeekdays
- Environmental Science
- General Science
Science/ Environmental topicsGrades K-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College, CommunityFlexibleWeekdays
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